Your share of the national debt is almost $70,000

In February 2019 the total US debt crossed $22 trillion dollars. The annual deficit is now over $1 trillion dollars. This means that each and every American (regardless of your age) owes about $70,000 to the creditors who have loaned this country money. The amount that you owe is also increasing rapidly due to interest compounding as well as new debt being added to the pile. Note that the $70,000 dollar does not even include any debt that you may owe from your local city, county, state, or other municipal …

Rich privileged people

I am sure most people have read (or heard) the news about the college admission scandal. Or at least I hope people have read it as this is a major news story and it is very beneficial to be knowledgeable and keep up with the news. The story involves rich parents who in effect bribed officials/coaches/test takers, etc. at a number of universities so that their child could go to said school. The bribes were paid to the colleges through an intermediary. This entire event is outrageous and disgusts me. …

Babies or kids – financially or relationship unstable

The post about having kids when not financially stable has drawn a number of comments. We post some of those comments and some of the feedback is either so poorly written, obnoxious, inappropriate, etc. that we would never post it. (As we are starting to allow blog comments to “go through”) Regardless, to expand on the topic due to the amount of feedback received, there are maybe a few scenarios of having kids. One scenario is when someone or a couple want to have a baby when they are not …