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Politics

US Presidential Election 2016

Who will win the 2016 Presidential election? Update: Trump won. Even if he is not perfect, Clinton would have destroyed America with socialist policies. I do not like Trump’s spending and debt, especially on the military. This will unfold in another economic crisis. However, Clinton would have been worse.  Trump needs to win in 2020 […]

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Insurance

Why and how to opt out of healthcare.gov

I opted out of the Universal health care mandate. I did it legally. Why did I do this and how is the purpose of this post. I opted out and I am glad I did. I choose not to be part of the system because of moral reasons, but I also found a better alternative. […]

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Work

I love my job – in the new economy

This post is about my personal transition from career purgatory to loving my job. I have a Masters and was making 100k plus easy before I moved to Poland to live another life.  Yet since my return to the USA, I really never got my career going again. I was waffling. Some of it was the […]

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Work

My job sucks – in the new economy

Yes, it is true my job sucks – What about yours? There is a difference between toil (having a job) and work. Toil is what you do to pay the bills. Work is when your vocation and avocation are aligned. The issue is most of us, but not all, are still stuck in phase I […]

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Politics

Recession this year

The US is 23+ Trillion in Debt, we have pumped money, and the magic show will come to an end. Perhaps at the end of 2020 after the election. Why? Washington can not stop spending. The Fed can not stop printing money. Corporations are in debt and have used this to push up their stocks. […]

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Economics

Wicksell expectational business cycle model

Knut Wicksell developed a model for understanding price movements based on the divergence of the observed bank rate of interest and marginal productivity of capital or let us say the profit rate. variations of this idea were developed by the Austrian school of economics to explain business cycles. That is disequilibrium in the monetary markets […]

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Work

If you do not like your job, quit

I am not talking about quitting your side job, but your day job, leave it if you do not like it. What is stopping you? In my book, there are only jobs or following your dream. I guess jobs are good for temporary income to get you out of debt, but you better commit yourself […]

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Economics

Cost based pricing vs. Value based pricing – How naive are you about economic justice?

I believe the heart of the misunderstandings about economic justice and fairness is a misunderstanding about what a price is. Many people on all sides of the political spectrum have passionate views about economic justice and what this represents? It determines who to vote for and how the economy should develop. The central question is […]

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Work

Consultant or Salary which is a better position?

What is the best career path being a consultant or being a full-time paid salaried employee? I think people need to be more open to consulting.

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Politics

101 reasons Obama did not save the US economy

One of the arguments Obama supporters say is “Obama saved us from an economic depression”.  They usually say it with a simultaneous gaze to the heavens and a voice tone turned slightly higher. Obama supporters then get a serious look on their faces and in a deeper voice say, ‘Without his injection of 1.5 Trillion […]