Have you ever laid in bed awake at night with a knot in your stomach because you didn’t know how your family was possibly going to make it through the next month financially? Have you ever felt the desperation of not being able to provide the basic necessities for your family even though you tried as hard as you could? All over America tonight, there are millions of desperate [...]
Barack Obama has destroyed the future of America in order to improve his chances of winning the next election. Under Obama, 5.3 trillion dollars has been ruthlessly stolen from our children and our grandchildren. That money has been used to pump up the debt-fueled false prosperity that we have been experiencing. When the U.S. government borrows money that it does not have from someone else (such as China) and [...]
I tell this to my male friends all the time because most of them never consciously contemplate what they’re looking for in someone they want to be in a relationship with (many fall back on the “I know it when I see it” or “it just feels right”) and then go on to complain that all their relationships have been terrible. (Women usually have developed some kind of ‘list’ of [...]
From Doug Casey, Chairman, Casey Research:
The always-outspoken Doug Casey addresses a broader view of taxation and its costs to both individuals and society in general in this interview with Louis James.
L: Doug, the Taxman cometh, at least for most U.S. citizens who file their annual tax papers on April 15. We get a lot of letters from readers who know about your international lifestyle and wonder about the tax advantages [...]
by The Economic Collapse
If you knew that you could live in luxury for the rest of your life but that by doing so it would absolutely destroy the future for your children, your grandchildren and your great-grandchildren would you do it? Well, that is exactly what we are doing as a nation. Over the past several decades, we have stolen 15 trillion dollars from future generations so that we could enjoy [...]
by Aimee Groth
College students are spending a lot less time studying these days. In 1961, full-time students devoted 40 hours per week to academics. Now they’re spending closer to 25 (via The New York Times).
This is from a 2008 study, The Falling Time Cost Of College: Evidence From Half A Century Of Time Use Data, where University of California researchers Philip Babcock and Mindy Marks looked at academic and economic trends from [...]
From Mark Ford in the Palm Beach Letter:
You are not young, but not yet old. At the beginning of your career, you had great hopes. But things didn’t turn out as you had hoped they would. You have $10,000 in the bank. You have no equity in your house. And you have trouble making ends meet.
What happened to that dream of living out the last third of your life safe and [...]
A group of employees at an Ottawa manufacturing plant say they won the $7-million Lotto 6/49 prize Wednesday, the same day their company announced massive layoffs.
Eighteen employees at SMART technologies — including 10 who got layoff notices on Wednesday — were part of the group of winners, according to Colin Willard, one of the ticket holders.
Willard, who worked at SMART for seven years, was balancing phones [...]
Can working hard at the office invigorate a marriage?
A new study suggests that for working mothers at least, that may be the case. Working moms tend to be happier with their marriages when they are shouldering heavy workloads on the job, says a four-year study of 169 couples published recently in the Journal of Family Psychology. One reason may be that when working moms’ [...]