29 09, 2008

Is $100,000 Enough?

By | September 29th, 2008|Economy|6 Comments

Mr. PunditMom thinks I'm crazy.OK, on certain things, that's not news. But he is shaking his head about why I'm looking into moving my savings account money from the bank where we have our separate and joint accounts.Since we're both a little on the "older" side, we've got a nice amount of savings in the [...]

26 09, 2008

My Economic Blood Pressure is Up. Is Yours?

By | September 26th, 2008|Economy|8 Comments

Close your eyes. Relax. Take a deep breath in. Hold it. Now, let it out.Om.There, I just wanted to try to create a small moment of zen before I started talking about our economic mess. The one that has apparently caused my blood pressure to spike this week.While I don't mention this much, I know [...]

18 09, 2008

It's the Stupid Economy, John McCain

By | September 18th, 2008|Economy|3 Comments

In every economic downturn since the Bill Clinton era, someone reminds us that, "It's the economy, stupid!" So I thought it was refreshing to hear someone (I think it was Donna Brazile) comment this week that the main issue in this election is now "the stupid economy!"Stupid.Exactly the right word for the reason we are [...]