Don’t Worry About Another Financial Crisis

Don’t Worry About Another Financial Crisis

It’s that easy!  That’s right, all of you out there worried about another economic downturn can rest easy.  Janet Yellen said it, so it must be true. I just can’t let this article below slip by without a comment or two.  Fed Chair Janet Yellen has now proclaimed that...
What’s Better—Owning or Renting?

What’s Better—Owning or Renting?

I have been having this discussion with my 25-year-old daughter, Kayla, for about the last year.  Should she buy a home or just keep renting?  Tradition says, “Own your home and don’t throw money down the drain on rent.”  You will have the pride of homeownership and...
How Does Your State Rank?

How Does Your State Rank?

Are people fleeing your state or moving in?  What is your overall tax burden compared to the other 49 states?  What is your state’s economic outlook based on 15 variables that are highly influenced by your state legislature?  Those questions, and a few more, are...
Give a Man a Fish…

Give a Man a Fish…

A few weeks back, we talked about Takers and Producers.  Below is another example of what good can happen when we take action to eliminate pure giveaways in our society… to stop the enablement of the Takers.  Deep down, it is our human nature to want to work and be...
The Lawyer or Zillow: Who’s Right?

The Lawyer or Zillow: Who’s Right?

Back in the good old days, Real Estate Agents had all the power.  They had information that no one else had, so you had no choice but to hire an agent if you wanted to buy or sell real estate.  On the rare occasion I could get my hands on one of the MLS books that...
Who Really Sells Gas to 7-Eleven?

Who Really Sells Gas to 7-Eleven?

For years, I have been under the impression that the gas sold at 7-Eleven was owned by Venezuela.  This assumption led me to believe that purchasing their gas would be supporting the previous dictatorship regime of Hugo Chavez, which led me to take my business...