Too many people Making too many problems And not much love to go round Cant you see This is a land of confusion. - Genesis I have never been one to tell you that your baby is ugly, but If your baby looks like Winston Churchill, I am not going to fawn over how cute … Continue reading Disturbing FIRE trends
Still Remembering the Good Old Days There are many things I used to do that I no longer do. Some are because they were stupid things to do. Some because I just can't actually do them anymore (this is actually the second batch of old man laments, the original is here.) I keep thinking about … Continue reading More of the Good Old Days
One of my worst nightmares may be on the verge of coming true. In 2007 the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Act was passed, and boy was it mostly useless. It states that if you work in the broadly defined 'public service' field for 10 years, you can get the government to forgive the balance of … Continue reading Of All the Gin Joints…..
I read an interesting post the other day from CorporateMonkey about children in the workforce and its relative cultural appropriateness. It got me to thinking. (About 2 posts really, see the other one I wrote on What Do Children Know About Money.) Childhood is a relatively new concept, even for America. It seems like a … Continue reading DO As I say, Not as I DO
One Awesome thing. (Awesome in the true sense of the word, not like 'surfing is awesome'). One Awesome thing about the next 20 years is that the transfer of assets from the Baby Boomers to their offspring will be the SINGLE GREATEST TRANSFER OF WEALTH IN ALL OF HUMAN HISTORY. Let that sink in for … Continue reading Nobody Wants Your Wedding China