Energy Explained to Governments – Part 1
March 19, 2021
Beverly Hills High School produced a lot of crude oil for over 20 years. Wait, did you say, “Beverly Hills High School?” Yes, I did. For about 22 years, a large oil derrick on the campus of BHHS pumped hundreds of thousands of barrels from a very rich oil reserve under Los Angeles County. The […]
The “Gig” is Up (in the UK for Now)
February 24, 2021
What difference does it make? If you have a “side-hustle,” meaning a voluntary, usually part-time, second, or third job, you understand the reasons and consequences of choosing this method of income enhancement.
Caution – Misleading Statistics Abound
February 17, 2021
You may have seen a headline last week in many large papers and financial news outlets, proclaiming, “Home prices rocketed in 4th quarter.”
Short-Selling, Options, and Other Fads
February 10, 2021
Last week we discussed recent hoopla over GameStop common stock (GME) and the Robinhood trading platform.
The Legend of Robin Hood (2021-Style)
February 3, 2021
No one seems to know for sure whether “Robin Hood” ever existed, and there is no verified story. Whether truth or fiction, here is the way I learned the story.
Sudden Wealth – Lotteries and Others
January 27, 2021
Sudden Wealth occurs to a few people annually, but rarely is it comparable to the recent winners of two huge lotteries.
Rollover Reminders for Tax Day 2021
January 20, 2021
Remember when April 15 was the dreaded “Tax Day” in America? That was way back in pre-COVID-19 America (2019).
“Son of Stimulus” Becomes Law
December 30, 2020
Apparently, Christmas was not over on December 25th. Two days later, our feckless Federal Government promised Americans piles of Christmas “goodies.”