Ready for a word that Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders would consider to be an obscenity? Compromise. Insults, anger and disgust are in, while deal-making, compromise and governance are so old school. We're all too busy having a national hissy fit to sit down and do the boring, important stuff. My friend Mark … Continue reading How Do We Fix It? 2 Cheers For Compromise
The way Obamacare is being debated is infantile. Instead of a detailed prescription for change, we're hearing slogans. Despite claims to the contrary by Republicans and Democrats, The Affordable Care Act is neither an unmitigated disaster nor a glorious triumph. The truth lies between the two extremes, which is so often the case. … Continue reading Hey Congress: The Playground Was Never This Bad!
I'll never forget the first thing personal finance journalist and podcaster Farnoosh Torabi said to me a few months before I launched our new weekly podcast, "How Do We Fix It?". "What is going to be your target audience?" she asked, looking me straight in the eye as we sat down for lunch at … Continue reading What I Learned About Money, Personal Finance and Podcasts From Farnoosh Torabi