What To Do With Your Money These Days

I don't know about you, but I've got time on my hands. Something that keeps me busy is posting something on my web site Monday thru Friday. This started some 10 years ago and the count is now well over 2000. Lately, I've been trying to establish a weekly theme for myself in terms of …

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The Pandemics Impact On Our Food Supply

My Comments: As per a geo-strategist I used follow until he stopped delivering daily posts, Dr. Thomas P. M. Barnet, the US was poised to continue it's role as the most secure food source on the planet. We've long been aware of populations across the globe with serious hunger issues, sometimes extreme hunger. It might …

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Did the Coronavirus Originate Outside of Wuhan?

My Comments: My readers have long known of my lack of respect for Donald Trump. Some ten days ago, he and Mike Pompeo began a coordinated effort to shift the blame for our slow response to the Covid19 pandemic. The idea was to allege there was voluminous evidence it originated in a lab in Wuhan. …

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Covid19: Four Men Responsible

My Comments: Last Wednesday I posted something about Covid19 that resonated with me. Since then, I've I decided I'm tired of always writing about the stock market, about retirement planning, about Social Security, etc. Life for too many us has been turned upside down by the pandemic. So this week I'll be writing more about …

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These 4 Industries Are Going to Die

My Comments: I tell friends and clients I re-connect with that I'm staying home as much as possible in an attempt to remain safe while at the same time going bonkers for the same reason. I'll bet you are too. As a former financial planner and investment advisor, when I see headlines like this one …

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Why We Weren’t Ready for the Coronavirus

My Comments: I found this to be a rational, entertaining and objective analysis of circumstances in which we find ourselves. It's ubiquitous, and it's potential for doing harm to me and my family is not far from my conscious thoughts seven days a week. I'm not sharing in an attempt to assign blame for what …

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Words From An Epidemiologist

The daily news is confounding. You want to believe good stuff is happening, then you find something that makes you shake your head. I'm always inclined to believe those with manifest skills and expertise than those whose messaging is clouded by "hope for the best" outcomes. This appeared today as a post from Mark Avera …

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Dow Futures Shiver as This Bubble Chart Predicts a Terrifying Crash

My Comments: Make no mistake, I want this economic chaos to end as soon as possible. If there were no attendant pandemic, I'd be all in favor of using rational steps that worked in years past. You can see and hear the discomfort between those whose focus is the economy and those whose focus is …

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Covid19 Truths From The BBC

My Comments: This morning I ventured out to the grocery store for the first time in weeks. Up to now, our son has been on the front line for grocery shopping. It went pretty well. I arrived at 8:30, my position in line was about #75 and at 9:00 the doors opened. Fortunately I got …

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Our Changing Society

A few days ago, I talked about how every 70-90 years or so, our society has experienced a dramatic upheaval. Starting with the American Revolution, the one we have now might be considered #4. In the roughly 85 years since the Great Depression, some of arguably the best years of our nation's history happened. Following …

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