The Meaning of Private and Public Debt

CNN ran a hard hitting series last week on “Broken Government.”  Since advertising funds broadcast content it is a good window into the mind of the audience.  In this case, it was free credit reports, sleep aids and retirement plans. People are clearly having trouble sleeping. They are worried about their credit scores and their …

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2010 Roth IRA Conversions…Did You Know This?

Here is a conversation that we are having with our clients.  I thought it was important to share this information. I’m sure you knew that in the 2010 the federal law was amended to allow conversions of traditional IRA’s to Roth IRA’s regardless of the income levels of the IRA owner. The current modified adjusted …

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All I Really Need to Know About Economics I Learned From My Grandparents

The crisis in the financial markets and the federal response to it has created a renewed interest in economics. We are hearing about Keynes, the Austrian school and various other dead academicians. The ghost of Malthus was even spotted advising Nancy Pelosi to include contraception funding in the stimulus package (where is Saturday Night Live …

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