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Who Loves Ya Baby…

Well, the Federal Government loves you, or so they are claiming in the C.A.R.E.S. Act which of course stands for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.  I would have rather called it D.I.S.T.A.N.C.E which of course would stand for the Direct Interjection of Stimulus To Americans Needing Care in Emergency. Here are three broad highlights, with the understanding that things can change rapidly, and new versions …

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Three Tips to Help You Be Prepared – PubGPS Stay Focused

On today’s episode of PubGPS we keep it short and sweet with our 3 tips to help you be prepared. These include being alert and paying extra attention to possible fraudulent charges, simplifying our finances and identifying the 5 areas you could cut quickly out of your budget.

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Was Having to Go to Work Keeping America Sober?

In times like these, any reason to smile or chuckle is worth its weight in gold.  Some of my favorite headlines of the past week include: Bloomberg – “Americans Are Stocking Up on ‘Comfort Booze’” Yahoo Finance – “Wine Store Sales Surge…” Forbes – “Online Wine Sales Are Soaring…” I just have to wonder, was the act of having to …

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Thinking About Opportunities – PubGPS End of a Long Week Video

On today’s video, I pull myself off the floor to share three areas of future opportunity. Based on the flux and chaos that we are experiencing today, there could be great opportunities in the Auto, Real Estate and Retail markets once things settle down. For more wisdom, please visit www.pubgps.com.    

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Get Dressed For Work

Although I would rather be writing this post in my Avenger’s pajama pants and a ratty long sleeve, that is not the case.  Today I got dressed for work.  Three weeks ago, this would have been far less of an accomplishment and completely expected!  At times when your routine has been tossed on its head and the patterns of your …

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An Octopus Eating Tomato Soup

Sometimes the best thing to do is to relax and smile.  Yesterday, I saw this picture of my son and the drawing he made of himself feeding an octopus tomato soup.  I couldn’t help but exhale, smile and relax.  My only bit of wisdom for this week…forget stocking up on toilet paper and up your tomato soup supply cause that …

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Ma(Pa)ternity Leave Planning – PubGPS Get Focused

On today’s episode we help breakdown the true cost of Ma(Pa)ternity leave. We describe how you shouldn’t focus on the gross (before tax and deductions) amount of your paycheck, but rather what you actually take home and get to spend. Hopefully, with the proper planning, this special time with your new born is as long as possible.

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Money Harmony

Quite often I hear people mention something along the lines of, “We had no idea if we could, but we needed to save $10,000 in 5 months and we did it!”  I proposed to my wife on a Wednesday in November because nothing says romance like a Wednesday evening at home in your kitchen. We then found a wedding date …