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Dollar Danger

Social Security runs out of surplus this year. A recent Wall Street Journal article, “Social Security expected to-dip into its reserves this year” (1) says:  The Social Security program’s costs will exceed its income this year for the first time since 1982, forcing the program to dip into its nearly $3 trillion trust fund to […] [Read Dollar Danger]

Cash in on Nostalgia

Writing about your experiences can be fun, fulfilling and create extra income. The faster the change, the greater the premium on nostalgia. Take the London phone box as an example (1).  The original red box started with a competition in 1924 that was supervised by the Royal Fine Art Commission.  The design of Sir Giles […] [Read Cash in on Nostalgia]

The Freedom – Dilemmas VII

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is a seventh of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Freedom – Dilemmas VII]

The Education – Dilemmas VI

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is a sixth of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Education – Dilemmas VI]

The Happiness – Dilemmas V

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is a fifth of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Happiness – Dilemmas V]

The Diminishing Returns – Dilemmas IV

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is a fourth of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Diminishing Returns – Dilemmas IV]

The Savannah – Dilemmas III

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is a third of a seven part thought process t0 seek a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Savannah – Dilemmas III]

The Killing – Dilemmas Part II

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is the second of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Killing – Dilemmas Part II]

The Diet Dilemma

Modern life creates many dilemmas. This is the first of a seven part thought process that seeks a better understanding of the modern problems we face. Each of the seven parts reflects on a quote from the book “Sapiens, A Brief History of Mankind” by Duval Harari. We’ll be brief, because it will be your […] [Read The Diet Dilemma]

Nothing Lasts Forever

Our friend Eric Roseman sent the note below that offers a FREE report on crisis investing because no market trend lasts forever. Nothing lasts for ever.  Not good times, and not bad times. In the depths of the financial crisis in early 2009, I thought the financial system would implode amid a deep freeze in […] [Read Nothing Lasts Forever]