The US Follows Japan’s Dismal Plan

See problems the US economy can have as America follows a failed Japanese plan. Nature provides us the ability to store fat in the good times and burn it off when food is scare.  We should heed nature’s way.  If we eat through feast and famine, we gain more...

Why We Need Slow Investing

As the world speeds up, we need to slow down.  One typical lie is the promise of something so far in the future, that the liar won’t be around when the promise needs to be kept.  Governments and businesses have been lying this way for so long that they have...

Borrow Low Despoit High in Japan

This may once again be the time to borrow low in Japan to invest high elsewhere. See how this five year chart from www.finance.yahoo.com may mean money in the bank… a fortune actually. Excerpts from a recent BBC article entitled “Japan’s economic...

Ecuador Asset Power

Ecuador Asset Power Perhaps the greatest asset is real flexibility.  Years ago we lived in Ecuador with the Taita Yatchak. Here is a small house that his village built for us.  It was covered in passion flowers! Once in awhile the yatchak would take off for a walk...

More Electric Investing Ideas

Will the Volt put voltage back into General Motors shares? Will the new Chevy Volt add energy into an electric investment portfolio? Probably not… because small is beautiful. In this era of rapid change a company’s value is its idea… less its size...