Category: Policy Analysis

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Debt or Retirement: A Modern Day Sophie’s Choice

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan, spoke at a financial conference once and said some interesting things.  One thing that stuck out for me, all this time later, was his comment about American consumer health.  He said we’re doing great in terms of debt.  That’s what he said.  What he...

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Bologna: The Deli Meat That Could

Today, I’d like to mix it up a bit and tell you all about something dear to me.  Being the Cash Flow Celt, it’s not strange idea that I’m very frugal.  With the every rising costs of food, I’m always looking for great ways to eat cheap.  Enter the man,...

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Valentine’s Day 2017: Pick-up Lines for Champions

I promised you all an extra post for Valentine’s Day in my last article.  I’m nothing if not a man of my word. So, in tune for our special, sappy holiday I’d like to present you some pick-up lines.  Not just ANY pick-up lines of course.  These are special.  They’re...

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Identity Theft – Awareness is Safety

It’s December and that means the holiday season.  A season where happiness reigns for a brief moment, and neighbors get along a smidge better.  It’s also the season of giving and being thankful for what you have.  Just be careful not to give away too much.  December is the Identity...

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Why Wells Fargo Should get the Death Penalty

I love a good bank drama.  Watching executives get called up to Capitol Hill and watching question after question fired at them and seeing them squirm; it’s great fun.  I’m by no means anti-banking though.  I went to school for economics and even got offered a job at a boutique...

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The Apple Tax – Is $15 Billion Fair?

Between Brock Turner’s release from jail and Kaepernick’s refusal to stand the EU Apple tax went under the radar for many people.  It’s actually a fairly interesting case though!  This “Apple tax” is to the tune of $15Billion dollars.  Which is a fairly small portion of Apple’s oversea industries.  They...

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Tax Free Weekend: The Dastardly Political Deed

It’s August and it’s nearly back to school.  Parents shall soon be free of their little gremlins.  Free of babysitting or summer camp costs associated with the summer and free of Timmy and Suzy complaining of being bored.  Free, free, freeeee!  As parents wait with giddy anticipation for the start...

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