Early Q2 2022 Update

This is now the longest I have gone without posting an article since I started this blog,  a full 2 months!  This has been an incredibly busy year even by our standards.  I wanted to post more and I have several drafts in the works, just nothing ready to publish …

Lessons Learned From The Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

When Russia invaded Ukraine it took the world by surprise.  Putin has a long history of showing his military strength, but rarely exercises it.  Putin rolling tanks into Ukraine and waging a full on war has put the world to an elevated cold war status.  Russia outspends Ukraine 10 to …

Stop Responding To Short Term Incentives

The Number 1 rule of economics is that people respond to incentives.  The problem is that short term incentives are MUCH clearer than long term incentives. I am challenging myself to stop responding to short term incentives and you should too. Obamacare: For several years I ensured that our total …