Some woman rock climbing

It happens all the time. We are bombarded with advice – fashionable, trendy advice. “Fat is the devil!” (1990s) “Buy as much house as you can afford!” (Early 2000s) Everybody around us has been seeing the results. Our parents and the media give a stamp of approval. It all makes so […]

Today, I did a bit of reflecting. This is an overdue post, because even if I’m the only one that ever looks at it, there will at least be a testament on record of my motivations. Facing this in writing forces me to either adjust my goals or remain accountable […]

The Anatomy of a Loan
March 20, 2016

Loans: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly They say that liquidity is the grease that lubricates our economy. People, businesses, and governments need access to cash for operations and financing. Sometimes we come up short, and need to borrow. We might be low on money, or it might be […]

The Consumer and the Producer
January 10, 2016

Every day, we answer questions about ourselves with actions. While a single choice does not define us, our habits and mental models paint a picture over time about the type of person we are. Whether you are a pure existentialist, or a believer of the notion that people’s lives are […]

    “There’s no way out”, said my friend on the phone. I was willing to excuse the dramatic fatalism because of the admission that followed. Jeff was the smartest of all my friends in high school, in both a bookish and a cultural sense. He scored above 1500 on […]