On paper, there will be a battle among four candidates for the starting quarterback job at Louisiana Tech University this fall.
But for all intents and circumstances, that job is Jeff Driskel’s to lose.
He is, quote-unquote, the “designated starter” until something truly bizarre happens.
Something such as Wyly Tower being converted to dorm space, Starbucks having a slow day with its drive-thru window and zero traffic backed up on the Cooktown Road Bridge at rush hours.
When I was in high school, I had an opportunity to do something that many people dream of — I got to be in a feature film. Now, before you start to think that this was a starring role in a major motion picture, let me explain. There was a movie being filmed in Shreveport that was called “The St. Tammany Miracle.” You probably didn’t catch it in theatres, because I’m fairly certain it was a “direct to VHS” movie release. And even if you did see the movie, you would only catch a passing glimpse of me and my siblings as we played the critical theatrical role of the extras.
If you can answer “yes” to either of the following questions, then maybe it is: “Are you the sole employee of your business?” or “Does your business employ only you, your co-owners, and spouses?” Chances are — even if you did answer “yes” — you’ve never considered establishing a 401(k) plan to save for retirement because you think they’re strictly for corporations. They’re not. Tax law changes have made 401(k) plans attractive for the very smallest businesses — especially if you’re looking to make substantial contributions.
June is a popular month for weddings. If you’re getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you’ll want to have another discussion — about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly “get on the same page” regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together.
As you start talking about your finances, be sure to cover these areas: