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A Way to Clear Out Student Debt

Last week when I wrote to you about taking out loans for school I didn’t get to cover all the issues. My focus last week was explaining why parents shouldn’t forget about funding their retirement when trying to save for [...]

April 25, 2012 Easy Street

The Failure of Our Government

Monday we heard that a super committee made up of 12 members of our Congress failed to reach an agreement on how to cut $1.2 trillion dollars from the U.S. budget over the next 10 years.  This is a real [...]

November 23, 2011 Easy Street

Another Case for Term Limits

Isn’t it bad enough that only 9% of Americans approve of Congress as far as their job performance is concerned? The latest revelation about our elected political class is enough to make most voters sick to their collective stomachs. Amazingly [...]

November 21, 2011 Freedom by Friday

The Big Yawn

The big drama last week was the tax deal. Looks like we have another two years of the same tax regime. The markets should have rallied sharply on the news, but they didn’t. As with most “sure things” the market [...]

December 13, 2010 Freedom by Friday

Santa, Please Hide The Coal

Spreading Some Market Cheer I hope that you all enjoyed your holidays. Apparently you were in a good mood if the latest retail sales numbers are accurate. Of course the comparisons were to rather dismal numbers last year and even [...]

December 6, 2010 Freedom by Friday

Prepare for Gridlock…or Worse

Tomorrow night the polls will close. There will likely be a change in the leadership of the House of Representatives and maybe the Senate. If change does occur in just the House, then the order of the day will be [...]

November 1, 2010 Freedom by Friday

Don’t Let Them Scare Grandma

President Obama charged congress with creating a health care coverage plan for all Americans by the end of the year. So we wait… and wait… for our government to churn out a health care coverage plan that is both fiscally [...]

March 3, 2010 Easy Street