Blog Post Archives

February 2011

  1. Debt, Gold, and You – A Financial Perspective

    Personal debt can cause many problems. If you are in debt and finding it hard to cope, it’s important to deal with the problem immediately. The longer you close your eyes to your debts, the worse the situation becomes. Your debt eats at your assets and peace of mind. One of the main emotional effects of personal debt is stress, and stress can cause a long list of physical and emotional issues. There are many different kinds of debt that can cause different kinds of problems. Tax debt, for example... read more »

  2. Perspective – Is Selling Gold Jewelry on Craigslist Worth it?

    We make trade-off decisions every day: “Sleep another 10min and skip breakfast?” “Pay $0.05 more per gallon, or drive across town for cheaper gas?” “Sell my jewelry to a jewelry store, or try to get more on Craigslist?”. So, which one should you chose? Selling your jewelry for retail prices on Craigslist and other online local classified sites can sometimes get you 10-35% more, but you are likely trading off time, convenience, and, maybe most importantly, safety. A quick Google search for Craigslist crimes results in countless scams and news... read more »