Sun.Aug 04, 2019

The War Zone in Personal Finance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

FIRE (financial independence, retire early) has become the war zone in personal finance.    There are those such as Suze Orman who declare it's mostly impossible. And then there are those like Mr. Money Mustache who did a FIRE at age 30 and had long been enjoying that lifestyle.

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Mental Illness: Time Travel Back to The Bad Old Days

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

president Donald Trump fingered mental illness as the causes for the massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Some will accept that statement at face value. They might conclude: Those with mental illness are dangerous. 

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First Weekend in August 2019 - Second Amendment Put in Play?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This weekend's deaths and injuries via guns in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are being broadcast over and over again. That media attention includes international coverage.

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Dayton, Ohio - Midwest No Longer Norman Rockwell Territory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

24 hours haven't even passed since the gun massacre in El Paso, Texas. Now, we in the Midwest, who assumed we were safe from that sort of thing, are also experiencing a shootout. It's in Dayton, Ohio, only 237 miles from Norman Rockwell towns like Austintown, OH.

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Uber Investors, Full-Time Employees, Contract Workers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growth in market share/revenue no longer cuts it with investors. Not without any sign of profits. Amazon did pull that off. But that was then. The world of investing has changed. Uber is a public company and it's come under the scrutiny of traditional kinds of shareholders. That wild west of hopes about making a killing investing in digital startups has been tamed. And it isn't only in traditional public markets. It is also among venture capitalists.

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