Month: May 2017

The Results Are In: Retirees Are Spending Less

Tired of levitating frogs and determining why pants explode, the eggheads have turned their critical eyes to you, retired persons. More pointedly, how you spend your money. Articles in both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business this month highlight a growing trend: retirees spending less in their retirement. They have their conjectures why and…
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May 24, 2017 0

Where Are The Jobs Going… And Why?

Have more jobs been lost to production moving overseas, immigrant workers or automation?  While outsourcing and immigration make better talking points on the campaign trail, by most measures it looks like technology & automation are actually doing the most damage.  To that end, Bloomberg put together a phenomenal report this week, pulling data from multiple…
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May 10, 2017 0

Is The Middle of Nowhere Still The Middle of Nowhere Anymore?

My wife and I just celebrated our 11th anniversary on the 27th, and instead of fancy gifts, lately we’ve celebrated by traveling—using our anniversary to visit a bed & breakfast in a unique small town within five hours’ drive. We’ve done Salem, MA (witches!), Cape May (water!), Ocean City, MD (more water!) and Hudson, NY…
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May 3, 2017 0