Category Archives: Gold Stock Finances

“The need is urgent!”

So goes the plea from the radio preacher. Why is it radio preachers beg for money? Why don’t they sell commercials like everybody else? Because they’re protecting their tax exempt status! The 1954 Johnson Amendment shut churches up. Tax free is a … Continue reading

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Why not let Earl May be Earl May?

Here in Ames springtime comes and everyone turns into a garden supply store. Grocery stores, hardware stores, gas stations…. I wouldn’t want to be an actual lawn and garden store trying to stay alive with everybody skimming on you. I … Continue reading

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Living wage

Slavery A ‘living wage‘. What does that entail? For me it means a person being able to live on the fruits of their own labor rather than having to receive public assistance. Corporations have gotten away the last 50 years … Continue reading

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Modern business: its not about a better mousetrap

Last years corporate tax cut from 35% to 21% provides a perfect example of how modern business purposely and repeatedly screws the shareholder. Ostensibly the purpose of the tax cut as Trump put it, was to “spur investment, increase wages … Continue reading

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Jack Bogle dead at 89

I chose this really grainy picture of Jack Bogle for a couple of reasons. It is likely his college graduation photo where he wrote his senior thesis on the concept of an index fund. And two, most photos of him … Continue reading

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Thrift Savings Plan

In 1984 the Federal Government needed a new pool of money to steal from so they invented the “Federal Employee Retirement System” (FERS). There was no “economic boom” in the 80’s, there was simply living large on a credit card. … Continue reading

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That joke known as an “election” takes place tomorrow

Put butter on us, we’re toast. Few things are more futile than the voting that will take place tomorrow. Or any day. Economic Law is kicking in that will make the election of this twit or that twit irrelevant. A … Continue reading

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Greg Hunter: USA Watchdog.com

Financial advisor  Catherine Austin Fitts says, “The establishment has stolen $50 trillion plus, and they want to keep it, and they want to invest it in the space based economy and not have to give it back to the pension … Continue reading

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“The world is pretending that everything is okay”

Greg Hunter on YouTube is among a cadre sounding the alarm that the United States financial system is on the verge of collapse (The World Is Venezuela). 10 years after The Global Financial Crisis (GFC), our “leaders” have continued to kick … Continue reading

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Attention young person!

Having recently achieved my curmudgeon badge, I thought I’d pass on some retirement advice earned from a lifetime of making every mistake in the book. Oh what they don’t teach you in school… The first rule is to not have … Continue reading

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