What would you do if every time that you gave your child allowance, he or she spent it and then some? What if over a period of years, your child not ...
It has become a clash of ideologies between one that caused the fiscal nightmare we've found ourselves facing -- one that wants to see the economy fail to regain political power -- and one that's attempting to continue the slow recovery and battling to overcome the intransigence.
We should stop taking the flawed arguments of the rich seriously, and call it out for what it is. Greed.
To My Darling Children, I hope you don't mind, but your father and I are spending your inheritance. Actually, it doesn't matter if you do mind because we are spending it anyway and we don't need your permission to do so.
For the time being, the U.S. economy will remain extremely vulnerable to any setbacks. The Fed has announced that it is prepared to keep the liquidity taps open until unemployment has dropped substantially.
There is a monetary time-bomb charged and ticking. A bomb which is being constantly primed with further explosive, further destructive force.
The current economic policy priority should be to reduce the rate of unemployment down to 4 percent and subsequently seeking policies to reduce deficit and debt after the economy is robust.
If she were alive today, my mother would be saying "I told you so!" Known as Grandma Helen to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and "Dr. Frank" to her psychotherapy patients, she zeroed in on the sore points, told it like it was, and challenged authority at every turn.
I assure you that this president will go on to become one of our greatest. After denial has fled our shared amnesia, history will once again see that it was this tall, thin young man who stood between us and disaster and had the courage to do what was necessary.
America's older workforce experienced a dip in unemployment in October (5.8 percent compared to 5.9 percent in September for those aged 55-plus). Monthly unemployment figures tend to generate a lot of interest, but they often don't tell much of a story.
The entire world holds its breath to see which leader the American community chooses, as the world's economic future rests firmly on US shoulders. Let's just hope it won't take another catastrophe for us to recognize the one that we want.
A capitalist free-for-all under a Republican White House will likely lead to the creation of another asset bubble of the type witnessed in 2008, and result in another economic crisis when the bubble inevitably bursts.
Will we continue to over-hunt, over-fish our customers, consumers, and our market -- our prey -- until they're either extinct or just too savvy to fall for our seductive calls? What is our responsibility to the health, happiness, and success of those who we fleece for money?
It is this underlying capitalistic drive to create and benefit from economic enterprise that motivates entrepreneurs to move out of their garages and into factories, and to take their corner store and replicate it around the world.
Profits are all that matter -- and it's just too bad that the stadium sounds like a museum. Too bad that little kids who go to games today will come away wondering why the hell grandpa cares about this stuff.
This summer, I bought a new car. This was major feat for me because over three years ago, my home went into foreclosure. I knew it would not be easy...