Puzzle Solver Blog2019-07-17T19:07:34+00:00

2020 is not ONLY about an election

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re already well into the 2020 elections. And don’t worry, there’s absolutely ZERO risk of having too “LITTLE” analysis, ads, and conversation forced upon you over the coming months until that special November day arrives. In case you were worried – I won’t bore/upset you today with my own opinions on the matter. Instead, I’m going to discuss something else of critical importance taking [...]

Prepping for the next recession

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Unless something’s hit the fan as I write this email, the economy’s humming along nicely right now. And by all indications, it’s looking to continue on track for some time to come. But we humans didn’t manage to survive all these years without having that “worry-wart” gene built in. Would-be ancestors who went merrily, blindly along the ancient savannahs fell prey to large and toothy carnivores – failing to [...]

“There’s no rocking chair in my future”

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There’s a growing trend among the “boomer” generation concerning retirement. They’re not. It shouldn’t be a surprise. This is, after all, a generation that defied previously held societal notions about music, dress, hair styles, and much more. So the stereotypical image of “old uncle Joe” sitting on the front porch, rockin’ and whittlin’ away his golden years has disappeared like a puff of smoke. Instead, men and women are [...]

Ben Franklin’s Top 3 Quotes on Money

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There’s nothing that livens up a wallet like a stack of crisp $100 bills. It’s hard NOT to have a smile on your face when you open up yours and see a stack of smiling Benjamins grinning back at you. There’s a great many reasons why Ben Franklin’s moniker is on every c-note – founding father, first Postmaster General of the USA, Minister to France, as well as noted [...]

Avengers: SUPER-Sizing profits

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know about the final installment in Marvel’s Avengers series:  “Endgame.” On the off chance you’re one of the few who has NOT yet seen the film, don’t worry, I won’t reveal any “spoilers.” My purpose today in writing is instead to offer a bit of insight into the brilliant business minds behind the scenes at Disney. In just two months after initial [...]

He used a coupon?

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you know that Lee Iacocca, the auto guru best known for the development of the Ford Mustang and later digging Chrysler out of the ditch, uses coupons? Being worth approximately $100 million, you wouldn’t think coupons would enter his mind. But apparently, his long-time housekeeper takes great care in clipping coupons for some of the local businesses that he frequents, and he feels guilty letting her efforts go [...]

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