Month: July 2016

No One Can Afford to be Poor

Hey Paul: What is the “ghetto tax”? I heard this mentioned on a blog about poverty in cities and how the poor are taxed more than others. Do we have a ghetto tax in Jessamine County? The name “ghetto tax”

Posted in Home Mortgages, Tax Planning, The Poor

The Triumphs and Agony of High School Athletics

Hey Paul: I am in high school and played Little League baseball and rec soccer. I can probably make the varsity team but won’t be a starter. Should I play high school sports? The sports participation question is a tough

Posted in Education

What It Takes to be a CEO

 Hey Paul: I am in middle school but know that I would like to be CEO of a business when I grow up. I already have my own my own business mowing lawns. What advice do you have to reach

Posted in Education

No One Gets Smart by Watching TV

Hey Paul: My kids are watching too much TV – it seems like it’s on all the time! If not watching the TV they are on their computer or cellphone. They are all great kids with good friends and are

Posted in Children, Education, The Poor

Who Pays for College?

Hey Paul: Our daughter is headed off to college next year. Scholarships and financial aid will cover half the cost of college leaving $15K each year that we have to pay or borrow. We have some savings and ability to

Posted in Children, Education, The Poor