One of the greatest joys of writing Miller’s Money Weekly and our premium publications is working with Alex Daley, Casey Research’s resident technology guru, who also wears many other hats. While I can walk and chew gum, Alex can also whistle and juggle.
I’ve never reported to someone considerably younger than I am. What a treat! We are different in so many ways: I have a black book, he has a [...]
Researchers found ex-smokers were less anxious
One in five say they need cigarettes to relieve stress
Researchers say smokers deserve to know relaxing benefits of nicotine are a myth
It is yet another reason to keep that New Year’s resolution about giving up smoking.
Contrary to popular perception, smoking does not relieve stress. But quitting does.
British researchers measured anxiety levels in almost 500 smokers – before and after they tried to give up.
Less stress: [...]
A BID to save nearly £3billion by slashing appointments with a doctor and treating patients via computer will put lives at risk, ministers were warned.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is planning a technological revolution that could spell the end of the traditional doctor’s surgery.
A new system of “virtual clinics” is being planned in which GPs connect with patients via iPads and Skype, an idea that NHS bosses are importing from India.
by Emily Co
Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand.
Well, for 20 percent of the population who are chronic procrastinators, it is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to Joseph Ferrari, a psychology professor at DePaul University and a leading expert in the study of procrastination.
For those 20 percent, telling them to just “do [...]
January 17, 2012
President Obama has been generating a lot of controversy lately. This time it is over his appointments to the National Labor Relations Board during the Senate’s current recess. Well, according to Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Fund, President Obama ignored the fact that the Senate was in session and acted anyway creating a “constitutional crisis”.
The President has the right to appoint anyone he [...]
They plan to start gathering at 1 am Wednesday in the capital’s Plaza de Mayo and outside the Hospital Austral, as well as at other public squares around the country – and to stay until she is out of surgery.
Mrs Kirchner, the country’s first elected female president, was found to have cancer “on the right lobe of the thyroid gland” during a routine medical examination on December 22, her spokesman [...]
These people got a $170 million over the last 10 years and that doesn’t count campaign contributions. I mean, Fannie and Freddie were a big, big factor in Washington.
Yes, the politicians will make book deals, get hired by companies and become lobbyists and consultants or get appointments that reward them greatly. Which Swiss bank does Greenspan now work for?
- Jan Paul
Let the free market decide who is eligible for a loan. The only “value” Fannie/Freddie can add is to distort the distribution of mortgages to those who the free market would deem unworthy. End of story.
This is not a matter of lack of regulation. It’s a story of a lender with a political agenda and (now) unlimited taxpayer funds to achieve its agenda-driven goals.
Who has Fannie/Freddie ever helped: Those who [...]