How Much Money Is Rich?

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Economics / Politics, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

When I was a kid in the 1980s, a common trope in movie and TV plots was the struggling, average person falling into riches. Like the 1983 comedy Trading Places, featuring Eddie Murphy and Dan Ackroyd. A group of bored billionaires secretly conspire to make a poor street hustler and a wealthy banker, Murphy and Ackroyd respectively, switch lives and

Being Wealthy Is Not Ungodly

By |September 21st, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , |

It's hard for me to go a full day without hearing someone lambasting rich people. Barack Obama, in an attempt to shore up support from the liberal base for the election next year, has revitalized his "tax the rich" rhetoric. He says rich people need to pay their fair share, despite the fact that the top 5% of earners in