Are You Overtaxed?

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It’s almost April. And the taxman will expect you to reconcile your tax bill soon. Have you overpaid or underpaid on your 2015 tax obligation? If you overpaid, you gave the taxman an interest-free loan. If you underpaid, you better have the money to make the taxman whole. Ah, the price we pay for civilization! … [Read more…]

Can the Craft Economy Fill the Void?

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I worry about the future of middle-class jobs. What’s going to fill the void between a fast-food worker and a Wall Street quant? What jobs are going to be immune to outsourcing and able to support a middle-class lifestyle? Factory jobs aren’t going to cut it. Environmental regulations and robots will make sure that factory … [Read more…]

The Junior IRA: A Great Way to Help Our Children and Bypass the Compassion Pimps and Scum-Sucking Parasites

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For those of you familiar with this blog, you now know that I have added another item to my to-do list in retirement. In addition to picking up litter, baking bread for the needy, and traveling America, I’ll be on a quest to turn every newborn American into a diaper-wearing, Similac-puking Warren Buffet. Two months … [Read more…]