Bad Times Continue for Millennials

Old men and old women often envy the young, but these days it’s not all beer and skittles for the average young person. Indeed, many Millennials, young people who became adults around the turn of the century, are often plagued by joblessness or low incomes along with big debts. Millennials are often trying to manage…

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What’s Wrong with Baseball: The long term contract

A player does well in his first five years and in his first major league years he works on one year contracts. He pitches well and wins a lot of games. Or maybe he is a position player who has done very well in his first years. Then, just, after he files for free agency…

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The Tyranny of Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: How to start reversing it.

Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: Even when governments are elected to do something that many people want, when the government is given the authority to do ABC, something bad eventually happens. In a few years, it becomes obvious that the government has gone far behind ABC, even though the voters only authorized ABC. The government…

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The ABC/XYZ Rule of Runaway Government and How to End It.

Bresiger’s ABC/XYZ Law of Government: Even when governments are elected to do something that many people want, when the government is given the authority to do ABC, something bad eventually happens. In a few years, it becomes obvious that the government has gone far behind ABC, even though the voters only authorized for ABC. The…

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To an Absent Friend: The Terrific Tuxedo Time

He came into our lives unexpectedly. He captured our hearts as well as those of our neighbors and strangers who became friends. It began on a cold wintry night, about 15 years ago, in a forest area just behind our house in Kew Gardens, Queens (We live just behind Forest Park, the last great project…

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The Automatic Option: How to get started saving and investing

You pay your cable, light and other bills each month without thinking. In fact, many people have set up electronic bill payment systems to ensure bills are paid on time. You instruct the bank, or possibly some other financial institution, to take money out of an account and pay something at a certain time each…

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