Tag Archives: money

The Stalk Market

       It’s been one of the American stock market’s most tumultuous weeks.    Last Friday, U.S. stocks plummeted. But that was OK, because Monday made last Friday look like the good ol’ days: Stocks had their biggest one … Continue reading

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Scheduling Happiness

It was 1987, and we were taking our first real vacation, thanks to the tremendous growth of the mutual fund into which I’d wisely poured our money. It was autumn, so we opted for New England, one of the few … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Spare Change

Brandon was converted at 12, but slid away at 17. He’s been dancing on the line ever since. Here’s how he sees things: So I lost my job. On Labor Day. Hah. Which isn’t funny. Actually it kinda sucks. Everybody … Continue reading

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Buy, Buy, Baby, Buy, Buy!

Why is everyone online?  I thought it was Cyber Monk Day. (P.S. I painted a selfie.) Many have overspent already. Therefore, I humbly propose a new day to follow Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Destitute Tuesday (note that lettering for … Continue reading

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