Fifty years ago, there was one type of retirement plan: a pension. And once you retired from your company with 25 years of service and a gold watch, you received a steady paycheck for the rest of your life. Today, there is a dizzying array of choices, and let’s be honest — very few of us are retiring with 25 years of service from anywhere.… [Read more]
Are we seriously stuck on stupid??
How is it that a nation with some intelligent people can be so stuck in the muck of its own inability to compromise, care about what happens to others and realise their impact on the rest of the world?
America is in the midst of its own self-created drama; for several months we have been talking about the impact of not raising the debt ceiling and now we’re down to the end of the noose rope. … [Read more]