Tag Archives: Saving

We’re Talking Real Money Here!

Personal finance has always been an interest of mine, but I haven’t always done a good job of it. Turns out, I’m not alone. The Atlantic recently published an article that leads out with the following simple quiz: Do you … Continue reading

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The Regular Recurrence Factor

“Ain’t it awful?”, my life’s companion and domestic engineer asked.  She was referring to our electric bill which was about $95.  Why, she asked rhetorically, should it be so unreasonably high? Well, it has been inching up over the last couple … Continue reading

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How Gratifying!

In today’s (11/27/10) Globe, Morton Kondracke likens the imminent entitlement-debt crisis to the Cold War and muses that to combat it President Obama will need to “scare the hell out of the American people”, like Harry Truman did in 1947.  … Continue reading

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