During the course of our lifetimes, all of us will make decisions and choices that will greatly impact our financial futures -- from decisions about higher education, training, changing jobs, investments and savings to the countless number of things we buy or don't buy.
Big mistake. To use an overused term, "Yuuge."
Imagine this. You are a boy, living in a child's blissful unaware.
Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals.
When the lakes, creeks and rivers fill up and when the flowers bloom and the grasses green Sam's out to find the first crappie "spawners." Every few days the big brown delivery truck leaves a package from "Monk's Crappie," Sam's favorite fishing supplier.
It's time we talked about the most consequential political divide in this country.
Illegal immigration from Mexico is yesterday's problem. Last year, more Mexicans left the United States than entered, according to the Pew Research Center. But if Donald Trump were to follow through on threats to ditch or decimate the North American Free Trade Agreement, illegal immigration from Mexico would become tomorrow's problem.
I have always considered myself to be a child of the prairie.
Sunday morning, two weeks ago, the parking lot of the Dollar General in Eastpoint, Florida, was jumping. Beth and I had stopped for bottled water. We were headed into the interior of the Florida Panhandle for a day of kayaking.
When Gen. Michael Flynn was forced to resign as national security adviser, Bill Kristol purred his satisfaction, "If it comes to it, prefer the deep state to the Trump state."
Donald Trump assured Americans Thursday that he is not acting in covert concert with Vladimir Putin. "I have nothing to do with Russia," he said during his news conference, insisting, "The whole Russian thing, that's a ruse."
Roughly half way through the 2017 session, the Mississippi Legislature's performance is, as usual, subject to mixed reviews.
Since arriving in the White House, Donald Trump has upended many customs and norms, including many whose value was not fully appreciated before.
Recently, I happened to be standing in line at my Eastside Manhattan grocery checkout behind two Muslim women wearing hijabs.
Lunch and a speaker. Today, it is the Exchange Club. Yesterday it was the Kiwanis. The day before that, Rotary.
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