• BUS-121: Principles of Money Management, Spring 2023
• BUS-123: Introduction to Investments, Spring 2023
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BUS-123 - Introduction to Investments -- Fall 2023
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Careers in the Financial and Investments Services Industries Yours Truly interviews Jack Schweitzer, December 2020
The Advice of Yours Truly is Sometimes Sought After (Hard to believe, huh?)
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"I pledge allegiance to the Corporations
of the Citizens United of America
and to the Billionaires,
for whom they benefit,
one nation, under SuperPACs,
with liberty and justice
for the 0.1%."
Wealth and Income Distribution in the United States
Pale Blue Dot
Do you have $2,385,036? No? Then you are not in the wealthiest 1%. Scroll down for a very good video.
"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning."
-- Warren Buffett, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
35 Years of Income Distribution in the USA -- 1985 to 2014
Goal setting lesson from Nestor 14-year-old creates a goal and accomplishes it 10 years later.
Update: Community steps forward
Through a Tijuana Turnstile and Into Tacos and Tortas
Food! There are so many fabulous places to eat in TJ. Check 'em out!
Sage Advise for When the Market Crashes ... on a 3 x 5 card
Lunch Atop a Skyscraper The iconic photograph that you can never forget
In Defense of Elon Musk We need more like him! We especially need a woman like him!
Watch two crazy liberals debate immigration policy Ronald Reagan and George Bush, the Elder
David McWilliams Videos: Punk Economics - David's Website
Lessons from the 2008/2009 banking crisis
How to spot a financial crisis before it spots you
From North Korea, With Dread
Number of deaths in World War 2 by country
In the first days of World War 3, this number will be five to ten times higher
"Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase
them only when your increased means permit." -- Aristotle
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants." -- Epictetus
"The moral arc of the universe in long, but it bends toward justice." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fight Ignorance -- Read!
Music from Trash This is good. Scroll down and play the video.
A Little Girl Gives Coins To A Street Musician And Gets The Best Surprise In Return
A Girl in Mexico Attached Her Christmas List to a Balloon. A Man Across the Border Found It.
Agribusiness Comes To Mexico And the results ain't pretty.
What is the world's population percentages of the three major races?
Ending Prohibition II Uh, it's about time, dontcha' think?
"We Couldn't Have Done Worse If We Tried" Orange County Judge / Prosecuter says it is time to end the War on Drugs
It's High Time to End Prohibition II
What Science Says About Marijuana Psst! It is far less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco
Why Is Marijuana Illegal? Can you say, "Racism?" Sure you can!
The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests Did anyone say, "Racism?" Sure they did!
An alternative view of the relationship of Mexico, the US, and the War on Drugs
Climate change? What climate change!? Shhh. Don't show this to your Republican friends.
Southern Florida is in big trouble And their ex-governor, now senator, refused to allow state employees to say the words "climate change."
And Greenland's glaciers and ice sheets are melting Courtesy of Yale Climate Forum. Yale? Wasn't that where W went to college?
Untold Riches Can Soon Be Yours! Real estate scam
Excellent advice from an 84-year-old financial planner
A Wall Street Money Manager Criticizes the Republicans Inferior People Should Not Be Allowed to Vote!
Benjamin Graham Financial Network - Buy When Stocks Are On Sale! -
Mr. Bogle sticks it to the insurance companies And Senator Hatch is not amused...
An hour of TV takes 22 minutes from your life!
The National Institute of Health's quick take on the study
Remembrance of Sir John Templeton
Quotes from some of the best investors of the last 100 years
This is what buying low feels like -- A bit of humor
What's that McRib made of, anyway? Uh, maybe you do not want to know...
The Standard Model of Physics is Given a Shot in the Arm by Cris Fitch Here is the latest version of the paper that might change the world.
The World According to Cris Fitch Saved for posterity. Quite possibly a new understanding of sub-atomic particles.
Just for Laughs!
Canadian Screaming Severed Head
(Yes, it is funny. Not scary.)
This guy is crazy!
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Guess the Web Browser!
I don't ever want to drive in Russia ...
Spurious Correlations Per capital consumption of cheese and civil engineering Ph.D's!
Support Same-Sex Marriage
Everyone Deserves The Right To Be Miserable!
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Excellent video of the struggle for equality
Even Good Ol' Boys are coming around