If you only watched the news, you might think there are no rules on Wall Street. This, in fact, is not true. There are a lot of rules on Wall Street, maybe even too many. Quite honestly, it’s hard to keep up with all the rules, the various ruling bodies and all their changes. Some say, this makes it hard to enforce the rules that exist. That may or may not be by design.
Category: Make Money
From time to time we come across news with a money conscious or saving money focus that we want to share. Today I read this article on CNBC. It reminded me of how just a month or so ago many were talking about American’s new found wealth due to lower gas prices. I read how some financial advisors encouraged clients to buy a home or how many went and bought cars.
This week’s Money Master is Bob Wheeler of The Money Nerve. Bob is a CPA with over twenty-five years of experience. His world travels lead him to diverse points on the globe, especially those at high altitudes. He climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, arrived at Everest Base Camp in Nepal, and conquered several smaller mountains …
We recently started following and engaging with #QU4ARK, a radio show on WIRN: World Internet Radio Network, and have been asked by two of the hosts about money and economic sustainability. When I thought about this, I was reminded of Aesop’s fable, The Goose with the Golden Eggs, and how it parallels what’s happening today in the US and in many other developed countries.
I’ve always been fascinated by science fiction stories. I love the tales that take place in future utopian or dystopian worlds. One theme that strikes me as odd and often appears in sci-fi is the dichotomy between classes. The upper class is often portrayed in their high-rise buildings reaching into the upper atmosphere, living on vast satellites that orbit earth or a far off planet. On the other hand, the underbelly of society is portrayed living in trashed buildings or sewers and gutters underground.