Week In Review

From Financial Infidelity to a Big Scream

Update: As we were going to press, we heard about the untimely passing of Adam Yauch, aka MCA – founding member of the Beastie Boys.  We’re sure we’re not the only ones who there who feel some of the best money we ever spent was on a Beastie Boys CD (or, yes, cassette or album, as is the case with us).  Paul’s Boutique got me through college and now wakes me up on the way to drive my kids to school.  R.I.P. Adam Yauch. 

Something to “Scream” About

Edvard Munch’s iconic painting ” The Scream’ just sold at auction for an astounding $119.9 million – making it the highest single auction sale ever!

Financial Infidelity on the Rise

A new study reports that 3 out of every 10 couples has committed “financial infidelity” – ie – not telling the other one about a large purchase or debt.  While it was a group of accountants who did the study, we are pretty sure they miscalculated that number – ONLY 3 out of 10? Come on…

Bummer Jobs Report

The April jobs report was a big bummer – but you wouldn’t know it to look at the stock market! Despite ongoing bad news, the market hit a 4 year high this week.  What are we missing?

Wait A Minute Mr. Postman

You’ve probably seen the many Hallmark-esque commercials being aired by the U.S. Postal Service, imploring the government to stop its planned closure of many post offices.  While the commercials would have us believe every American is receiving life saving medication through the mail each day, we’re wondering what solutions they are offering for a business that lost a staggering $5 Billion in it’s last fiscal year? …


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