If unemployment rate is slowly dropping why doesn’t it feel like it is getting better for so many people? This is why. Fed, White House and Congressional policy is not working well at all. And it may well be setting up another bubble. What to do? Reduce debt, save and diversify.
Lately there has been accusation and positioning around where success comes from. One “side” states successful people and businesses didn’t “get there on their own” and got help from teachers, mentors and notably the government. The other “side” fires back that this is dead wrong, that American hard work and ingenuity are responsible for success. […]
I’m no expert on national health care policy and that includes our new health care reform, known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. I am, however a licensed health insurance agent as well as a consumer of health insurance. Here is my first experience with delivering health insurance since ACA was passed. I am […]
Today’s Wall Street Journal has a salient, balanced article by David Wessel on the debate over tax policy- “The Numbers Inside a Hot-Button Issue”. In the political arena, fairness in tax policy is talked about as if it is a definable, achievable goal which should be obvious if only the masses can be educated by […]
But don’t be fooled by the radio The TV or the magazines They show you photographs of how your life should be But they’re just someone else’s fantasy So if you think your life is complete confusion Because you never win the game Just remember that it’s a Grand illusion And deep inside we’re all […]
I awoke from a dream this a.m. about art and real estate. Specifically, I was dreaming about a house we used to have. It was a 200 year old actual carriage house of a large estate, which we did a major addition to in order to make it a livable family home while also trying […]