I have just now arrived in Kuwait where I have been assigned by the company. Of course in theory I am a defense contractor, but in reality I work for the company that has the contract here. They explained to me that this makes me eligible for insurance from the Defense base act insurance. It usually applies to dockworkers on Naval bases that happen to be overseas. This is what the official government site says more or less. The Defense Base Act gives workers’ compensation protection to civilian employees working outside the USA on military bases or under a contract with the U.S. Read More →
As someone who has done little to save for the future, I have long been woefully aware that I could easily find myself in trouble when my senior years could be a great financial struggle as a result. For several years, I have said that I would do something about it, but then too many other things get in the way. I finally decided that I needed to learn the stock market, and I recently heard about how to do pairs trade with Pair Trading Stock System . I wondered if it would take awhile for me to understand it or if it would be something that I could become really good at very quickly.
Despite having a 401(k) at work, I paid little attention to it. Read More →