Just give me one more crack at the ol' race track
-The Mills Brothers
As the son of a professional gambler, I spent a lot of my childhood at race t...
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Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound,
That saved a wretch like me.
Before he played in his first major league baseball game in 2007, I ...
If there was ever a shining example of why you should Move Your Money from Wall Street, legalized loan sharking is a good one.
The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week. One that I was glad to have was Dan Tieman. 34 years later, I still remember his teaching. It made an impact on my life.
Despite what the Wall Street Journal says, Broke USA is an even-handed look at the poverty industry. A little even-handedness would have gone a long way in the Wall Street Journal's review.
Gary Rivlan notes in his book, Broke USA, "the working poor have become big business." You wouldn't think that poor people would be a growth market, but businesses make big money off people who live paycheck to paycheck.
When I read the Obama quote about fathers, it made me wonder what side of the equation I fell on. Was I living up to my father's expectations or making up for his mistakes?
I've dealt with hundreds of parents of special needs children. They take the hand that is dealt to them. And usually turn that hand into aces.
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