1. Government Shutdown

    When I graduated from college, it was tough finding a job.  It’s hard for everyone, but having a disability put me at a disadvantage.  I wasn’t discriminated against, but I can understand how a company may see me as a risky investment.  I was advised to seek employment in the Government because they were more…

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  2. Social Security

    In the midst of all the political advertisements, I finally found one that I liked. However, it wasn’t done by a candidate. It was done by the AARP showing a donkey and elephant with one request: Please fix Social Security. Like many things in Washington, I think this is a fairly easy fix, but certain…

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  3. The “Evil” Payroll Tax

    The Payroll Tax increase has been well documented recently and I would like to use this blog to offer some perspective because I think most of our anger is misguided. Yes, our checks are smaller, but this isn’t a new tax. Since the 1930’s, Americans have paid a FICA tax, which helps fund Social Security…

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