Tag Archives: money

How To Run A Profitable Advertising Agency (1 of 2)

How To Run A Profitable Advertising Agency? Don’t Take My Word For It, Yet… I’ve been working as a senior executive and owner in the advertising, digital and Internet startup worlds since the golden 1980’s. My global and regional clients and new business wins include General Mills, Harrah’s, J&J, Intel, Microsoft, Nabisco, Northwest Airlines and […]

The Kinks On U.S. Tax Day

Lets see, I bet that only about 75% of my blog readers know this Kinks song. Am I being muy generoso? None the less… today, April 15, is tax day here in the United States of America. Therefore a wonderful song from the British Invasion… The tax man’s taken all my dough, And left me […]

Best Places To Retire (Really?)

“Best Places to Retire” is one of those standard go-to magazine and website articles designed to capture the dreams of Baby Boomers. I get it. They  usually include a mix of criteria like cost-of-living; climate; the economy; health care; recreation and occasionally culture. Me? I need culture. I need intellectual stimulation not another discussion about […]

Baby Boomers May Opt For Communes (Again)

I didn’t ever live in a commune. I visited a few in the 1970’s in California, Massachusetts and Vermont. But the lifestyle just didn’t do it for me. A bit too cozy?  Too “hippy”? Too smiley? Too many vegetables? Who knows. But, it did occur to me recently that people over, say 60, could actually […]

Are Bernanke And The Fed Killing Baby Boomers Via Low Interest Rates?

It is very hard for most of us to remember the days when your savings could safely grow via double digit interest rates. In the 1980’s you could generate 18%, in the 1990’s 8%. Today? How does 1.05% for a 1 year CD sound? 18% wow. Hey, if you had just $200,000 in savings you […]