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College as a return on your investment

It is not surprising that there are websites that show the best return on investment for colleges.  On the first website I investigated https://www.payscale.com/college-roi, surprised me on how many of the top listed where military service institutions. MIT was number...

College as an Investment

It is always interesting when I find myself in a similar situation as my clients.  It gives me a guilty pleasure when it involves my kids and my kids are making the right moves and my clients kids are not. My second son graduated college in 3.5 years; he would have...

Admissions Cheating Scandal

Why is anyone surprised by the admissions cheating scandal?  Why is this still an issue? Professor Doom believes it is still is an issue because the money was going to the administrators now, where before it went to the colleges.  http://professorconfess.blogspot.com/...

Building Ownership

There are those who believe in renting and those who believe in owning.  As a business owner, I fall into the owning category, or at least indirectly. I am currently working with a couple of clients who have been in business for decades and they wish they had...

Rental Space

There are those who believe that renting space makes more sense than purchasing business space. There are those who believe in renting because of the concept of flexibility.  If they need to grow, they will just move to a larger space.  If they need to contract, they...

Initial Business Space

When you start your business, the physical location of that business can get complicated. I know from experience. When I started my business, it was physically located in my basement.  It was impossible to see clients in my home.  For one I could not legally meet...

New Revenue Recognition Standards

The new Revenue Recognition standard establishes consistent principles (regardless of industry or geography) to report useful information about the nature, amount, timing, and uncertainty of revenue from contracts with customers. Public companies were required to...

New Lease Standard

The new lease standard went into effect earlier this year.  The idea behind the standard is to focus on increased transparency and comparability – providing financial statement users with more information about an entity’s leasing activities. From now on the lessee...

New slant on dating

Having been married over 30 years and with my wife for 35 years, so I have no idea what is involved with dating in this century and not a whole lot from the last. So, I was more than a little shocked on the statistic that more than 40% of adults say knowing someone’s...

Economic Inequality

As a student of history, I know that there have always been those that have and those that have not, in just about every time period and throughout the world. So, the results of a recent study results are not as striking to me as they were to others, despite how...

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