Three Trillion and Rising!

The June, 2020 US Budget Deficit was the highest monthly gap ever.   The deficit for the month was $864 billion.  To put that into perspective the 2019 deficit for the year was $984 billion. The Wall Street Journal article “Coronavirus Spending Pushes U.S....

Inflation or Deflation

The very large and sudden drop in global commercial activity has dramatically reduced government revenues. This has created fiscal shortages… everywhere… city, county, state, national… globally. The New York Times article “Poor Countries Face a...

A Millionaire Gift

Here are three millionaire gifts. Today is my 64th birthday.  This is a shot I took from our meditation room this morning. Years ago Merri started a family tradition… on one’s birthday we give gifts to others… it’s greater to give than...

Seasonality

Seasonality can have a big impact on your wealth. Spring blooms at our North Carolina farm. In this era of great economic change… one constant we can be quite sure of is inflation…. which hurts those on fixed income and salaries the most.  Five ways to...