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Think twice before paying off mortgage

This was originally published on Monday, May 30 ,2016 in the Pacific Daily News.  Click here to subscribe to the PDN.

Q: My husband and I purchased our first home 10 years ago. 620 more words


No real consequences in "choice" games

I love learning new things, like the fact that Demi Lovato is a real singer (cluephone, it’s for me) and that “choice games” are a thing. 504 more words


... It is Only a Beginning [#Puerto Rico][#financial control board]...

.. yes , it is only a beginning . At least both parties are taking Puerto Rico ‘ s problems seriously ..

.. but , ultimately , it is the commonwealth itself that has to govern itself and manage its finances in a proper manner .. 67 more words

Personal Opinion

Against Brexit

David Smith writes the ‘Economic Outlook’ column in The Sunday Times Business section. I don’t much like a lot of what he writes because he’s one of those columnists who has believed (and possibly still does) that the UK’s deficit must be eliminated and our debt must be cut now-now-now. 574 more words

Greece bailout: Eurozone deal unlocks €10.3bn

Eurozone finance ministers also agreed on debt relief for Greece, extending the repayment period and capping interest rates.

Greece needed this tranche of cash to meet debt repayments due in July. 344 more words



It’s amazing to me that in American society we take the notion of mortgaging our future happiness for short-term gain or pleasure as a cultural touchstone; a given practice to which strict adherence is mandatory. 453 more words