Some people want to believe that our country's economic crisis is so complicated that mere mortals cannot understand it. Only economists and politicians (hah!) have the brain power and education to decipher the complexity of how subprime mortgages and tightening credit markets have caused this unprecedented crisis. Don't believe them. You see, in actuality, most… Continue reading Crisis isn’t that complicated
With Stampede Friday and Shop-At-Work Monday now behind us, I thought it opportune to reflect on some of the frequently frenzied purchases consumers "need" that I don't. Nintendo Wii - Perfectly happy pulling out my old school PS2 once a month to play Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Offline. We just don't game enough to… Continue reading Things I’m not buying
Carrie Underwood made this comment in Allure magazine: On money: The Steinway piano she craves? "I have the space. It's just waiting for the piano, but, you know, they're expensive!" The SUV she desires? "They're expensive, too!" She is still driving around in the Mustang she won on American Idol. "But what if I don't… Continue reading Not all young celebrities are spendaholics!