Category Archives: Politics
The lessons of 2008-09 leave many smart and intelligent people’s finances as unsuspectingly vulnerable as Paris in the spring of 1940. Treasury bills provided cover and safety when the stock market was falling in late 2008 and early 2009. This strategy may not work so well during the next crisis. Continue reading
There’s not much you can do in the year 2021 that doesn’t leave a digital trail. The collusion of big tech and big government has assured this. Still, there does remain one simple way to elude the busybodies. In fact, one of the last ways to preserve some level of economic privacy is to pay with cash.
The great computer chip shortage of 2021 will likely get worse before it gets better. This conclusion was reached following brief study and anecdotal review. Moreover, while COVID lockdowns may have initially triggered the shortage, several decades of shortsighted decisions and simmering geopolitical tensions make it much more than a matter of fixing a few broken links in the supply chain. Here’s why… Continue reading