Yearly Archives: 2017


The Dangerous Rise of Anti-Intellectualism

Today, we find ourselves immersed, up to our eyeballs, in an era of anti-intellectualism. We are all busy and bombarded with information every day but this is something we need to be aware of and not fall under it’s sway. Anti-intellectualism is not something new. It has existed for quite some […]


The Death Of Compromise

Compromise has historically been the key to progress in the Great American Experiment. All the way back to the time of the framers of the Constitution. Now, sadly, it appears to have died. And just maybe, with it the future of The American Dream. Failure to compromise, has led to […]


How To Build A Budget

Hopefully, you already know how to build a budget but, lots of people don’t. And, even if you know how, maybe you will find a new tip or two here. Sometime back, I wrote a post about the need for a budget. You can find that post here. Hopefully some […]


The Hidden Financial Crisis

There is a hidden financial crisis looming and I think it will dwarf the tech bubble collapse and the mortgage crisis and the coming student loan crisis. Truth is, it’s been coming for a long time. Most Americans are spending far more than they should and sadly, as a result, […]


Making a Doctor’s Appointment

Making a doctor’s appointment is something that must be easy in this day and age. You would think . . . But, it’s not. I am qualified to tell you this after spending a day and a half trying to make a doctor’s appointment. I have always made the effort to […]


Understanding the Fiduciary Rule

On February 3, 2017, the president signed a memorandum rolling back the implementation, by the Department of Labor, of what has been come to be known as the fiduciary rule. This rule was set to go into effect on April 17th, 2017. Many do not know what the fiduciary rule […]


A New Age In Veterinary Care

 We love our cats and they are full members of our little traveling family. If you are like many Americans, you might very well have pets too. And you probably love them as much as we love our girls. If so, you need to know that vetrinary medicine is changing and, unfortunately, […]