Our New World
Many of us, including my age group, feel so bad that we didn't know better or that we failed to see or act on issues of the day. It's a little like having tickets for the front row of your favorite concert without being able to understand much of the
Finances 101: Learning About Finances
I was raised in a different time, but the basics are somewhat the same today. I have young friends that know very little about investing; I suspect that is somewhat intentional of our system: a little like religion in that, "The more we can complicate it, then, only they can
School Loans… Or Enslavement?
In 1960, I went to U of Illinois- mostly because the cost was much less than other options. Little did I know at age 17 that it was, and still is, a world class institution of higher learning. As a resident, tuition was about $100 per semester. Like most of
Do you know you're a socialist? When I was young, I was taught that we should never take unemployment. I guess the idea was that it's a bad habit that one might get hooked on. Years later in '69 I was out of a job. I willingly took unemployment payments