Category Archives: Economics

Retirement

This is exactly my view of it.

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Krugman? Making Actual Sense?

The obsession with home ownership is indeed strange and unhealthy, and was parlayed into maximizing the housing bubble I’ve been on about for years.

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Massachusetts Income Tax Repeal On Track

This is just remarkable. Trouble is, you can vote it into law, but the legislature and governor are above the law and can twist and warp accordingly.

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Tin Whiskers

Weekend Pundit has regularly discussed tin whiskers, though due to the Blogmosis failure those posts are not available. I previously mention the problem in this post. So I was interested to see a “fact or fiction?” post and discussion of … Continue reading

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Insuring the End of the World

I think I linked this elsewhere previously, but it’s still in my “to be linked” bookmarks and is interesting. Apparently there’s end of the world insurance that factors into investing, defaults, and expectations.

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Sausage Finance

This is an interesting and lengthy look at finance, investment, economics, bubbles, and intergenerational issues, launching from the massive writedown of German subprime investments in the US.

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Gas and Credit Cards Meet, Trouble Ensues

So gas stations are having trouble staying open, duh, when credit card fees eat more per gallon than you earn. Given that, the return of cash discounts couldn’t be far behind.

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Telework

With my family situation, type of work, and commuting costs, working from home has been not only much on my mind, but a conscious thing we’re trying to pursue. Sun recently pursued telework in a big way after determining the … Continue reading

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No Inheritence Assumed

I’ve long figured anything there happens to be is gravy, and been of the opinion there’s no obligation for people to do anything but spend it on themselves, although an inheritance does sort of haphazardly make up for the crazy … Continue reading

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