Jul 3

Faltering

“Every time I feel myself faltering,” says Nancy, “I go to your blog. Thank you for being a voice of…

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Jul 2

Happily Ever After

Donna’s husband died fifteen years ago. Smoker. “Too early,” she says. “He never listened.” Sam left the house and fifty thousand…

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Jun 30

So Much For That

If the crazy Greeks did anything wrong, it was to borrow like they’d never have to pay it back. Kinda…

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Jun 29

The Kneejerkers

Planning a Greek holiday later this year? Cool. Book the flight now. But not the hotel or the car. Just…

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Jun 28

It Only Looks Big

Imagine going to the bank. But it’s closed. You try the ATM. It’s empty. That’s the deal in Greece today.…

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Jun 26

Consequences

Eight years ago, when we thought everything was okay and feisty, Garth-bating Dean Del Mastro was the prime minister’s Parliamentary…

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Jun 25

The Unimaginable

Your Boomer mom won’t believe it, but there seems to be trouble brewing in the homeland. Given what the second…

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Jun 24

The End

“Living here in the heart of Silicon Valley, life appears to be incredibly blessed and privileged,” Sharon writes me. “I…

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Jun 23

Scum

Poor Evan. “My wife and I are moving into a slightly larger rental. Beautiful river view, space to raise a…

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Jun 22

Guess What?

 On Friday the crazy people in Australia will begin doing something the crazy people in Vancouver and Toronto should envy.…

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Jun 18

Dogmatic

Poor little doomer lambs. They are so lost, dragging around their fleecy bags full of gold nuggets, Cottenelle, ammo and…

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Jun 17

The Misguided

Little Lost Lambs week continues here at GreaterFool, the pathetic Reality TV of financial blogs. You cannot make this up.…

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Jun 16

Stunned

Welcome to the Little Lost Lambs Week here at GreaterFool. Seems like a good time to catalogue, analyze and – of…

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Jun 15

Bewildered

Here’s a cautionary tale. Louise sent me her email yesterday. “Two Boomers at the Crossroads”, she called it. And she…

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Jun 14

The Money Changers

“It’s pretty sad what is happening in my city,” says Chad, “but they must have a market for it.” You betcha,…

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Jun 12

Seriously

Sometimes I hate this blog. Yesterday was one of them. The number of comments which didn’t see the light of…

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Jun 11

Awesome

As you might imagine, it’s a burden being right most of the time. Not that I mind the genuflecting or…

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Jun 10

Flying Blind

So, I know that the impressive house with the dormers at 6602 Mulligan Drive has four beds and four baths,…

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Jun 9

Ground zero

As of now, we have $1.82 trillion in personal debt, which is a gonzo number for a country of 35…

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