“There No Crying In Baseball!”

“There No Crying In Baseball!”

It’s one of my favorite movies and one of the best movie lines ever written. It comes from “A League of Their Own” and casts the oh-so-magnificent Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan, a washed-up baseball coach made to lead an all women’s baseball team...
The Bacon-Cheeseburger Inflation index

The Bacon-Cheeseburger Inflation index

It’s true. Someone has created a measurement of inflation based upon the price of bacon cheeseburgers. Who knew? The policy pundits in Washington DC keep telling us that inflation is under control (in fact, they say we have too little inflation in our economy) so we...
I won’t have my son arrested!

I won’t have my son arrested!

That was Yvonne’s reaction when I asked her what she was going to do about her son. He had stolen her identity and opened up numerous charge cards, racking up $75,000 in debt along the way. Now, Yvonne was being threatened with foreclosure for his transgressions. As a...
I know it’s a good month if…

I know it’s a good month if…

“I have enough money left over after paying my bills to buy a cup of coffee and a donut.” That was Tom telling me how difficult it was to make ends meet on his $1,101 Social Security check. He didn’t mean that he would get a coffee and donut every day, he meant he’d...

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