Month: April 2017

Who Gets the Money: Girl Scouts Cookies

Why bother buying Girl Scouts cookies? Aside from being delicious, Girl Scouts cookies can teach us a lot about non-profits and how cookie sales work. Who would have guessed that a troop from Eastern Oklahoma all the way back in 1917 could have created a […]

Will Congressional Republicans Hit Their Heads on the 2017 Debt Ceiling?

So what happens when the Treasury runs out of money this fall?

Micro-Investing: The new age of investing

Investment strategy tailor-made for millennials.

Why is Ford Bringing Back the Bronco?

The Ford Bronco was an iconic car in the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. So why did it go away? And why is ford bringing it back?

The Economics of Love

Is there utility in splitting utilities?

The Annual Spring Dance of Peninsular Conflict

North Korea and the rest of the world are flirting yet again in their annual dance of military posturing – what else is new?

A Case for Dumb Beta

Smart beta is all the rage, but do you want to invest with the crowd?

Uncle Sam Wants His Cut—Period.

Uncle Sam Wants His Cut—Period.

“The place burned down? F*ck you, pay me.” –Ray Liotta, Goodfellas

Giving the Private Sector Room to Breathe

The importance of understanding the crowding out effect of government spending

The Economics of Classic Cars

Cars have always been considered a bad investment and you will always lose money on buying a new car. So why might investors flock to cars to make a long term profit?