Monthly Archives: January 2014

Concentration Dissipation

Hello, President Obama, you stole my thunder. I was planning on blogging about financial inequalities and you go and make it headline news. Er, thanks. I guess I’ll blog anyway. A new datum inspired me. Wealth continues to concentrate. It … Continue reading

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Unwrapping My Chromebook

  Ah, that’s a relief. My Chromebook has arrived and we’ve gotten to know each other. I’ve been eager for a new laptop since I became anxious about my old one. My MacBook has been worked hard for years as … Continue reading

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Rube Goldberg Manages Healthcare

Rube Goldberg would be proud. My journey through the officially mandated revision to my health care plan led me on a far adventure with grand vistas and worrisome territories. I was sure that I’d be shunted aside on detours, but … Continue reading

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Easy Bits

Don’t do it all at once – if you have the choice. In investing, you have that choice. People get spooked by thoughts of having to make a major life-long obligation, or by worries of losing everything. Have you heard … Continue reading

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ACA And HAMP And Me

ACA and HAMP, government programs for health care and housing. Before you think I’m about to either praise or vilify them know that I am an extreme moderate independent. I am (extremely) certain that solutions are in the middle (moderate) … Continue reading

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No News Is No News

No News is Good News. Really? That phrase seems like it is only true about half the time. The other half is No News is Bad News. The third half is No News is No News. (Go ahead, check that … Continue reading

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When Free Costs Too Much

It happens surprisingly often. Eager, compassionate people appreciate and understand a fellow human’s hardship and heartache, then offer something valuable for free. Confusion scrunches their face as their offer is turned down from someone who couldn’t afford to buy the … Continue reading

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One Level Lower – Revenue and Market Cap

It’s so cheap it can’t go down much further. Not, not, one of the best reasons to buy a stock. Regardless of the price, unless it is trading at absolute zero, any stock can drop the same amount, 100%. Finding … Continue reading

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