Tag: Inflation

Common Cents & Inflation

As anyone who has recently filled up their gas tank, made improvements to their home, built a house, or bought an appliance will tell you, inflation is back in full force. Their receipts don’t lie. Neither…

Common Cents

Some Common Cents for December 26th 2014

I learned something this holiday season: a songwriter named Johnny Marks wrote the now famous “Silver & Gold” Christmas tune specifically for the “Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer” TV special.  Originally, Larry D. Mann as Yukon Cornelius…

Common Cents

Some Common Cents for October 10th 2014

Last Friday, instead of writing this newsletter, I was in a jury deliberation room discussing the proximate cause of an elderly woman’s incontinence. So, on Sunday, I was kind of surprised to receive an email from…

Common Cents

Some Common Cents for April 12, 2013

Last night, I made a presentation, ostensibly about economics. By the end of my allotted time, however, I had delved off into conjuncture and personal opinion which bordered on histrionics. What I said wasn’t wrong; it…