How to Save the World by Being Frugal

What’s good for the earth is usually good for your finances. That’s because our capitalist system runs on both our financial and environmental resources. Conversely, the most meaningful things in life are friendly to the earth and free. So yes, being both environmentally-conscious and a frugalista are good for you. Below, let’s look at some life […]

5 Reasons Why the Poor Get Poorer

It is no secret that the average poor and middle class North American family have not fared very well financially over the last 30 years.  Do you ever wonder why is this?? Why has the average “poor” person not excelled within the last 30 years??  I include the middle class in the “poor” category since they usually hold […]

What is a Minsky Moment

Today’s post is a bit wonky, but it’s also something near and dear to my heart. Today, I want to introduce you to (or reacquaint you with) a somewhat unconvential economist named Hyman Minsky. Minsky was a post-Keynsian whose research focused on understanding and explaining financial crises. Minsky’s theories were considered fringe ideas and largely […]