The purpose of this blog is to provide a common-sense, educational, and informational approach to many different areas of financial concern for most Americans.
Three Lies They're Telling You about the Debt Ceiling
Three Lies They're Telling You about the Debt Ceilinghttps://bit.ly/3q5ChEjRead More
Banking Sector Update
Over the weekend there was the news that SVB (Silicon Valley Bank) had failed. By Monday morning, two other banks had also failed. While these banks that failed were what are called "regional banks" and if being honest, most of us had...Read More
How the U.S. Government Amassed $31 Trillion in Debt
How the U.S. Government Amassed $31 Trillion in DebtTwo decades of tax cuts, recession responses and bipartisan spending fueled more borrowing — contributing $25 trillion to the total and setting the stage for another federal...Read More
Inflation Pushes Social Security COLA to 8.7% in 2023, Highest Increase in Four Decades
Inflation Pushes Social Security COLA to 8.7% in 2023, Highest Increase in Four DecadesRetirees' average monthly Social Security check will increase by about $145 in 2023Inflation Pushes Social Security COLA to 8.7% in 2023, Highest...Read More
Nobody Knows How Interest Rates Affect Inflation
Boise’s Housing Market Boomed Early in the Pandemic. Now It Is Cooling Fast.
Investors Love Jerome Powell
Summer’s here, and the time is right for vacations, outdoor activities, and fun. It’s also a good time to consider a few financial matters. Here are some questions to ask yourself mid-year.Goals still the same for 2022? Has...Read More
Rising Interest Rates May Blow Up The Federal Budget
The Great Crash of 2022
Why I Cashed Out My 403(b)
Federal Reserve's Portfolio Runoff Has Begun
Fed Fears Hit Mortgage Bonds
Fed Keeps Pushing Rates Higher
Weekly Market Insights: Economy Slows; Stocks Retreat
Calculate how much you’ll get from the $600 (or more) coronavirus checks
Weekly Market Commentary
US Treasury vs. Federal Reserve: What’s the Difference?
Residual Income vs. Passive Income: What’s the Difference?
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
The US Economy Is Being Japanified — Thanks to the Fed | Andrew Moran
Bob becomes a…..capitalist
How To Invest When You’re Broke
Capitalism vs. Socialism: What is the Difference?
Apr vs Apy: What Apy Is and the Differences with Apr
What is a Recession?
Can I Have Both a Roth and a Traditional IRA?
Gross Domestic Product
How Much Mortgage Can You Afford
Extended Warranties: Should You Take the Bait?
How Do Interest Rates Affect the Stock Market?
Learn About Simple and Compound Interest
How The Unemployment Rate Affects Everybody