Turning the Page

I’ve been overwhelmed with all the wonderful support and encouragement from readers in dealing with my cancer issue. Thank you all. When we received the diagnosis, we opted for an aggressive form of treatment with chemo and radiation that has a 98% probability of a cure. The other alternative had fewer side effects but drops the odds to 88%. After […]

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Best of Dennis – Can Americans Really Depend on Social Security?

Best of Dennis… Dennis is recovering from his chemo/radiation treatment and hopes to be back writing soon. This article appeared on January 12, 2017. Can Americans Really Depend on Social Security? In 1935 the government passed Social Security into law setting up a government managed retirement plan for the majority of US workers. To fund the plan, they passed the Federal […]

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The Most Important Job Of Parenting No One Discusses

Just before my 79th birthday, I discovered I have cancer. There is an agonizing period where medical professionals determine the type of cancer, has it spread and what options are available. Your mind goes wild while waiting for test results and the big meeting to discuss a treatment plan. During that time, I was contacted by Bruce Horovitz from Next […]

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Hey Parker Brothers! Bankers Changed The Rules Of Your Monopoly Game.

In 1935, Parker Brothers introduced the game “Monopoly”. Wikipedia tells us: (my emphasis) “Monopoly is a board game…. Players roll…dice to move around the game board, buying and trading properties, and developing them with houses and hotels. Players collect rent from their opponents, with the goal being to drive them into bankruptcy. Money can also be gained or lost through […]

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Will The Stock Market Protect You Against Inflation?

How do baby boomers protect their life savings from the ravages of inflation? Our recent interview with Chuck Butler got the attention of many readers. We reviewed how gold and foreign currencies performed during the high inflation Carter years. During a five-year period beginning 1/1/77, we experienced almost 60% inflation. That destroyed a lot of wealth held by seniors and […]

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