Tag Archives: economics

The Joy of Waiting

I am not a patient man, Modern Philosophers. To that point, I am impatiently drumming my fingers on the table while waiting for you to finally finish reading this post so you can like and comment on it. I do … Continue reading

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The $43,000 Question

What would you do with $43,000, Modern Philosophers? It’s not a trick question, and there are no wrong answers.  I’m just curious how you would spend that amount of money if you had it. I know it’s an odd amount, … Continue reading

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A Taxing Day Off

I made my annual journey across the bridge to the Bangor Public Library today, Modern Philosophers. I was not seeking out Stephen King’s latest novel, however. I was there to file my income taxes, and see if Uncle Sam was … Continue reading

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Save Money By Being Single On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, Modern Philosophers, and rather than writing another Dating Tips post, I thought I’d talk economics. With the stock market recently doing a swan dive, and Republican lawmakers looking to change the tax code so that … Continue reading

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IRS: Cut The $@#&, We Know You Cheated On Your Taxes!

You’re busted, Modern Philosophers. That incessant pounding on your front door is probably agents of the IRS coming to have a little chat about this year’s tax return. You did remember to file your taxes, right?  It is April 15. … Continue reading

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Analysts Baffled By Maine’s Egg And Toilet Paper Shortage

Apparently, Maine has caught the attention of economists and market analysts, Modern Philosophers. According to a report released on ConsumerMarketWatch.com, several of the big brain, number crunching, what’s going on with the economy types are befuddled by the current shortage … Continue reading

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