Archive for May 2019
Where Did AIRBNB’s Originate?
Most of us have probably heard about AIRBNB’s…but do you know their origins? The enterprise began in October 2007 by two roommates, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, who, at the time, were having trouble affording the rent on their loft apartment in San Francisco. They came up with the idea of placing an air mattress…Read More
Vicki’s View – Introduction
I’m a teacher … that is to say, I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education many years ago. I’m a nurse … I’ve raised two kids (and a husband) for the past 31 years. I’m a chef, a crisis negotiator, a bank president, a therapist, a personal assistant to three, a party…Read More
2019 Social Security Changes
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) changes this year include increasing the maximum taxable earnings for employees and employers, the full retirement age, the benefits in payments and the earning limits for recipients who work. The maximum taxable earnings for workers increased to $132,900 a year in 2019 from $128,400 in 2018. Employees…Read More