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Education and class: America’s new aristocracy | The Economist

WHEN the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination line up on stage for their first debate in August, there may be three contenders whose fathers also ran for president. 218 more words

Observation

The Abundance Principle

We live in a culture that tells us that there is never enough. That we are not enough; that we are not good enough, thin enough, beautiful enough, rich enough, that we can never be safe enough, perfect enough, certain enough; that there is never enough time, energy, money, food, love, creative ideas and so on. 785 more words

News

Net Worth Update - January 2015

Already the first month of 2015 is in the books.  It’s amazing how quickly a week, a month, or year will quickly disappear into just a memory if we don’t take a moment to stop everything, take a deep breath, and enjoy life! 513 more words

Budget

2015-01-31 – Month-End Report: $11,080.08 ($896.28 / 7.48% under Plan)

A well-timed sale of my SOXL position on Wednesday didn’t offset the unexpected drop in Silver prices on Thursday. No technical damage was done; in fact, on Thursday/Friday Silver completed a successful back-test of its’ recent break-out (which prompted me to enter a trade in USLV in the first place). 317 more words

You experience your own Freaky Friday, and switch bodies with someone you love/hate. Tell us what happens. In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: …

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Daily Post

The Upper Middle Class Is Ruining America - By Reihan Salam JAN. 30 2015 12:38 PM

And I want it to stop.

I first encountered the upper middle class when I attended a big magnet high school in Manhattan that attracted a decent number of brainy, better-off kids whose parents preferred not to pay private-school tuition. 461 more words

Economy