How Can You Argue With Warren Buffett?

By |August 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , |

On Sunday Warren Buffett, arguably the world's greatest investor and certainly one of the world's richest men, posted an opinion piece in the New York Times stating that we need to raise taxes on the Super-Rich. While I'm not a fan of higher taxes, how can you argue with Warren Buffett? The fact is, Buffett paid a lower percentage of

Medicare Shouldn’t Cover Type 2 Diabetes

By |July 28th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , |

If you watch or read any news, you know that the American government is a few days away from defaulting on our loan obligations because we are about to surpass the legal debt limit. Once we pass that $14.29 trillion debt mark, the U.S. can't borrow any more money. All it takes to fix this situation is an agreement from

Want a Job? Get an Engineering Degree

By |June 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

If you listen to conservative talk radio or read conservative opinion blogs, you probably saw a lot of criticism directed towards President Obama yesterday for blaming the high unemployment rate on technological advances in business. Here is the quote from Mr. Obama that was widely reported by conservative slanted media. The other thing that happened though, this goes to the

Adult Baby Buys Diapers With Taxpayer Money

By |May 24th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes I feel like something is so stupid and so wasteful, I just have to sing about it. I know that sounds strange and slightly feminine, but that's how I felt when I read a certain news article last week. I don't want to ruin the surprise, so check out my newest music video below and then I'll tell you

The Difference Between Action and Identity

By |May 7th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

This is a personal finance blog, but I'm going to digress on this rare Saturday post and talk about something that has been driving me insane for the past few months. If you're only interested in the finance stuff, feel free to check out now. If you're interesting in my rant about politics, the media, and special interest groups, then

Totally Money Blog Carnival #13

By |April 11th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

As you may know, the federal government almost shut down this weekend. If it weren't for a last minute resolution, about 800,000 federal workers would have been temporarily jobless. You may not have followed the events that transpired last week, so I'm here to give you a recap. And what better way to do it than to combine it with