Snowflakes and Credit Card Debt

I’m anticipating our first blast of snow for the season. Can you guess the relationship between snowflakes and credit card debt? Think about the first few flakes that fall. They […]

Get Over It And Let’s Move On

The election, by anyone’s assessment, was controversial and divisive. The media certainly misjudged the strength of Trump’s pull, as did the pollsters. Those upset with the outcome –– need to […]

Election Break – Cash Still Counts & Daylight Savings Time is Bad for the Economy!

If you’re like me – you need a break from the election campaign news. On the election, the best I can say is that Tuesday it should all end and […]

The Bank said, “Trick or Treat!”

Was it Wells Fargo – the bank now famous for having opened 2 million unauthorized accounts for its customers and firing 5,700 employees over a several-year period for violating company […]

A Lesson from Prince and Abe Lincoln

Over the years, we hear of a celebrity dying without a will. Prince is the most recent and the tribulations and problems that are ensuing with his estate are constantly […]

It’s Too Late To Protect Your Children When You’re Dead

According to Rocket Lawyer, 64% of the public doesn’t have a will and that is up from 57% in 2011. Does this surprise you? It doesn’t surprise me. I think […]

I’m Glad He Listened To Me

An acquaintance of mine – Phil (not his real name) earned a good living and from all appearances was doing well. In 2011, he asked me for advice as to […]

The Ultimate Question Remains the Same – Where Will the Money Come From?

Thursday’s Wall Street Journal reported that Consumer Retail Spending dropped .3% in August. At the same time, credit card debt in the US rose in the 2nd Quarter for 2016 […]

Another School Year Hath Begun… Time to Get Going!

Weather wise, it certainly has been a nice summer. Old Mr. Weather even managed to make sure the holidays had great summer days. I think we should tip our hats […]

Just When Things Were Calm…

You know what I’m going to say next. . . . the [sic] hits the fan! At times, we long for the current crisis to pass and to have some […]