Money and Finance

Wealthy Is Relative

I live in San Francisco where there is currently a culture war in full swing between those who have been labeled economically “wealthy” and “privileged” and those who have been labeled economically challenged. This has come about due to quickly escalating housing prices, neighborhood demographic changes, and other factors. My more left or progressive friends, […]

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The Changing Economic Landscape And Jobs

In addition to some of the obvious changes regarding the contemporary workforce, the underlying economy that supports the workforce is changing also. Some economists and trend pundits believe that the United States, and indeed the entire world, will see an adjustment to the very foundation of our economy in terms of wealth distribution and fewer […]

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Student Debt Craziness

I was just reading a story in the New York Times about the massive student loan debt being incurred by students. They are deeming it another looming financial crisis and I’m guessing they are correct. Since students are leaving school often with $50,000-$100,000 in debt, I used a student loan interest calculator to crunch some numbers. If […]

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How Would You Spend Your Life If Money Didn’t Matter?

Every now and then I randomly stumble upon a video on YouTube that I have to share. This is one of them. I wish every person on the planet would watch this. This is truly great wisdom from the late Alan Watts. It’s only three minutes long. Check it out. I think you’ll be happy […]

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Consumers, Not Capitalists, Create Jobs

Every now and then you run across something that makes so much sense you wonder why everyone else doesn’t see it as clearly as you think you do. The bizarre contention that so many in American politics, and many of their constituents, put forth with rabid vehemence that relieving America’s wealthy of a reasonable tax […]

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