The Economist- February 22, 2014
…Bill Sharp, a Nobel laureate for economics, calculated that someone who saved via a low – cost fund would have a standard of living in retirement 20% higher than someone who saved in a high-cost fund…
When investing, there are no guarantees,
(Except for commissions and fees.)
The Wall Street Journal- March 4, 2014
… An advancing horde of scholars who, compelled by the cultural history and metaphor of the undead, are teaching and conducting research in the disciplines from economics to religion to medicine…
While studying zombies may bring enjoyment,
It likely leads to dead-end employment.
The Wall Street Journal – March 1-2 2014
When a government is overthrown, what do you call the situation? If you want identify with side doing the overthrowing, you might call it a “Revolution.” But if your sympathies lie with the old guard, you might call it a “coup.”
One man’s revolt is another man’s coup?
The truth? It depends on your point of view.
The Economist- February 22-28 2014
(Setting A Price On Nature) … Nature has two sorts of – use and non-– use. First includes water, which can be drunk; bees, which pollinate crops: bacteria, which fertilize soil; and so on…
The buzz? Those industrious honeybees,
Turn out to be serious moneybees.
NPR-February 24, 2014
For baby boomers, divorce has almost become, like marriage, another rite of passage. The post-World War II generation is setting new records for divorce: Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
But just because it’s more common, doesn’t mean it’s not still painful.
With time, some find the bonds unwind,
And loosen up the ties that bind.