Meager Income

Pay Off Debt, Retire Comfortably on Meager Income, Win the Lottery, Not Necessarily in that Order

Republicans Don’t Want You to Read This Report

According to the New York Times and Huffington Post, Republicans applied pressure to the Congressional Research Service so that they would not release the report that states that trickle down economics does not work!  Of course many of us already knew this but the nonpartisan group confirmed it. A link to the report: Congressional Research […]

Buffett’s Wager

Mr. Warren Buffett put forth a challenge to the GOP in Congress:  He will match all the voluntary monetary contributions Republican members of Congress make toward reducing the deficit and will even triple Senator Mitch McConnell’s donation. Is the GOP really concerned about the Public Debt?  They should take him up on the offer!

Auspicious Ending to 2011

I finally made it below the 250K mark debt-wise!  Yes!!!  I hope to continue the trend this year but at a slower clip.  Instead, I want to invest more in equities.  Last year, I started keeping track of my returns from my stock holdings.  Now, I’ll be able to compare from one year to the […]

Congressman Fleming Emulating Latrell Sprewell

I follow basketball more than the average person.  Sadly, I think most people who have heard of Latrell Sprewell will only remember him because of the following statement he made in the midst of contract negotiations: “I told you I needed to feed my family,” Sprewell said at a press conference yesterday. “They offered me […]

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