The Atlantic Tries to Push Generational Warfare to Divert Attention from the Rich Taking Everything

Fox News and Atlantic Magazine have zero shame. The latter has a major article telling readers that Social Security is “the grandparents stealing from the grandchildren.” The piece is a cornucopia of misstatements about Social Security and Medicare, most importantly implying that today seniors get some big windfall from the programs and that it somehow comes at […]

‘Elder Orphans’ Have a Harder Time Aging in Place

Thriving in a place that’s safe and comfortable, surrounded by cozy memories, is a natural desire of older adults. We treasure independence and want a space to call our own, and we prefer that place to reflect the person we’ve become. We understand that aging bids compromise, and once 65 hits, the changes bring reminders […]

America’s Shampoo Economy

I recently gave an update on America’s economic policy, such as it is, to a group of bankers. I expected a great deal of interest in the Republican tax plan, but instead, they wanted to talk about how costly it was for them to comply with the rules introduced by the Dodd-Frank reform bill. While […]