Category Archives: Personal Finance

Bus Ride And Seats

  TheBus #3 stopped and opened its door for me. I showed the driver my bus pass and hopped in. That morning, all seats were taken. A few were already standing on the bus’ walkway. It was past eight in the morning, and everyone was in a hurry. For those working downtown who were avoiding…
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5 Budgeting Tips for Retirees in 2017

  Retiring in 2017? Check out these simple budgeting tips to be in charge of your finances: 1. Change the old budgeting rule While still working, the equation income minus saving equals expenses may be effective. But after retirement when there is no stable income, do budgeting differently. Divide your dollars into 3 parts: fixed…
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A Knock And A Bowl of Soup

  A couple of nights ago, our neighbor knocked on our door to ask if we were interested with a computer stand. She was downsizing and intended to give away home needs crowding their place. Her offer came while I was in the middle of finding a space for the company-owned computer and scanner in…
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5 Free Web-based Personal Finance Planning Applications

  According to Kiplinger, prices of consumer goods will rise significantly faster in 2015 at around 2 percent. While the higher rate will be largely determined by pump prices (that means a big slide in crude oil can muffle the costs of consumer goods), another factor that may send anyone's budget to disarray is also…
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A Closer Look At Kakaako: The Honolulu County’s Third City

    Known for its parklets, the booming Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako stretches between Ala Moana near Waikiki to the east and downtown Honolulu and Honolulu Harbor to the west. The commercial and retail district is home to an estimated 17 thousand residents, a number that is expected to reach 50 thousand by 2030. The…
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