Congress Should Create the Junior IRA


My cousin and her family recently deserted Long Island for Wake Forest, North Carolina. This was the first time in nearly 10 years that Mrs. Groovy and I celebrated Christmas with them, and we decided to mark the occasion by getting each of their two small kids a gift card. But soon after we purchased … [Read more…]

What Will I Do With Myself In Retirement


On the wall by my refrigerator hangs this chalkboard. It shows the number of months remaining before Mrs. Groovy and I assert complete control over our time. Come the end of 2016, we will ditch our jobs and join the ranks of the retired class. Having an extra forty to fifty hours a week to … [Read more…]

How To Become A Luck Magnet


Legendary Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn purportedly said the following: The harder I work, the luckier I get. Now whether Mr. Goldwyn uttered this line is beside the point.* The point is that someone saw a connection between effort and good fortune—those who sat on their arses the least were the ones who got visited by … [Read more…]