(“The Four-Income Family.” Daniel Clements, president of Insedia.com (where I am an advisor) used that phrase during a recent meeting I had with folks there about the future of American labor. It stuck in my craw, so I ended up writing a piece for Insedia talking about the issue. [Keep reading]
The folks at Grow asked me to explain a frustrating situation recently: Interest rates are going up for everyone — except consumers! Savers are still getting almost nothing for their virtuous habit of saving money. Meanwhile, now that the Fed is raising rates, all the rates that *hurt* consumers — [Keep reading]
Good-bye, CBF. A famous woman died yesterday, one who set the stage for independent, strong women everywhere. At about the same time, an important woman died who did just the same thing. You didn’t know her, but CBF was my friend. And she was your friend, too. Her fingerprints and [Keep reading]
A top Russian computer security researcher has been arrested and charged with treason, Russian media has reported. Ruslan Stoyanov, Head of the Computer Incidents Investigation Team at respected security firm Kaspersky Labs, is under investigation, Kaspersky confirmed to me in an email. The timing of the arrest is curious, as it involves [Keep reading]
Almost lost amid all the celebrating and marching this weekend were a set of official actions the Trump administration took soon after the Inauguration. One directly impacts some consumers who are house-hunting right now. You might have seen headlines suggesting President Donald Trump raised taxes on middle-class homeowners, but that’s [Keep reading]
There’s a person I meet every time I write about money. A sanctimonious, self-righteous, arrogant, uncaring and unsympathetic eel of a person who I sure hope never encounters any kind of unpredictable financial event in their lives. Because I assure you, no one will have any sympathy for this high-priest [Keep reading]
If you think journalists are terrible at what we do, please solve that problem the way you should any other. Do it better. Join us! Lord knows, we need all the help we can get. The good news is, you can do this today, right now, thanks to the digital world [Keep reading]
This is a selection of scenes from the women’s march on Jan. 21, 2017.
Here are photos of signs from the women’s march on Jan. 21, 2017. If you’ve read this far, perhaps you’d like to support what I do. That’s easy. Sign up for my free email list, click on an advertisement, or just share the story.
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