Author: The Chief

Carma-geddon or Car-mageddon?

February 20, 2019

William, the Blog Father, and I met for lunch a couple years ago and both us had our “tin foil hats on” according to the cheerleaders of this disaster of an economy. A ton of issues were discussed but one item I brought up could reign supreme very soon, the topic of the car loan […]

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Financial Literacy is at an All Time Low

February 14, 2019

While conversing with an old college friend the topic of money and debts came up, my degree being in finance I offered to lend a hand. My friend also graduated with a degree in finance from the same college I did. My friend told me she was barely making ends meet. She is single and […]

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Oh No! Another PG&E Fire

February 7, 2019

Today we had a tragedy in San Francisco, no the land was not sold to the Chinese as has been rumored.  A large explosion took place…pandemonium ensued. Was this an attack by the Russians ordered by President Trump?  Was Leland Yee or “Shrimp Boy” Chow involved?  Was this truly the “big one”? Did the toxic […]

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What The Government Shutdown Should Teach About Personal Finance

February 3, 2019

The infamous government shutdown has come and gone and in a rare blog, I’m not going to get or be political at all. I want to focus on personal finance and how close most Americans are to financial ruin. Hopefully you will learn something, if not go study Socialism 101 and hopefully Alexandria Ocasio Cortez […]

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My SOTU Prediction

January 30, 2019

I was asked to make my predictions for the upcoming State of the Union address by President Trump, and here is what you can expect to hear: The speech will heavily feature the border wall The bully pulpit will be used heavily The shutdown will be a central issue If you think Trump caved on […]

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If Howard Schultz is the Answer, What is the Question?

January 29, 2019

Since former Starbucks Corp founder Howard Schultz gave a 60 Minutes interview that he was exploring running for president as a centrist independent, the left has been buzzing. Quite a few of my liberal friends agree as they feel this gives their nominee a better chance to defeat tyrannical dictator Donald Trump in 2020. They […]

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PG&E Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

January 16, 2019

While it will not be official until January 29th, Today PG&E announced their intention to file chapter 11 bankruptcy so they can reorganize and become an efficient company again. I say it became official today because PG&E did not pay the interest on a bond obligation due 1/15/19. Even worse the company only has enough […]

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PG&E Has Failed…..What is Next?

January 12, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric–also known as the “Firestarter” for causing too many fires this past decade–has announced that it intends to split off its natural gas division and/or file for bankruptcy protection.  This is a direct result of actions taken Thursday, January 3rd, by the largest insurance companies in the state; Allstate, State Farm General, […]

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Idiotic Reporters Stumble Badly

December 2, 2018

Quite a few people in this country have the IQ of a potted plant, meaning the bane of their existence is to be taken care of by someone else, their owner.  In other cases, you have people–mostly those who write for newspapers–who have the IQ of a piece of meat. These two wrote an article […]

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What Happened in CA on Election Night?

November 26, 2018

I came across an editorial in the Orange County Register newspaper Saturday, it was written by a Republican strategist (whatever the hell is that?) and proclaimed that the Party in California isn’t dead, they just need to change their messaging.  It spoke about how John Cox picked up more than 500k votes than the Republican […]

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