Category Archives: economy

RENTALS

Buying a starter home is cheaper than rent in two dozen metro real estate markets. I have been holding this headline for more than a month, but it is too good to pass up without comment. If buying were not … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS #11 – truck

You can’t see it much, but that white sign at the top of the truck says, “TRUMP.” How long will it be before a small business truck driver labels “BIDEN” on his truck? I like a new truck that passed … Continue reading

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THE DUMP

“What you been up to, Pete?” “Not so much ‘up to’ anything. More like ‘down to’. I’ve been sleeping on a couch in the city dump.” “How did you get to this nice place?” “Got a job.” “That’s good.” “Yeah. … Continue reading

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GOD CONTROLS – I’M GRATEFUL

 “In the 1930s, American capitalism practically stopped working,” says google.  War was on the horizon.  The leading causes of death were very much like present times – cardiovascular and renal diseases, cancer, influenza and pneumonia, tuberculosis, motor vehicle traffic injuries, … Continue reading

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JOB OPENINGS

Today I saw this following exchange on Face Book.  (Names changed and my paraphrasing.) Elise:  “Pray for me.  I’m going for a job interview.  First I’ve had for eight years.” Response from Janice:  “You can do it.  I just had … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Colgate Man

  Dear Mr. Colgate, CEO Man (Sorry, if you are a Ms or Mrs or Something Else. I am gender identity challenged.) First, let me say I am fully behind Giant Corporations.  They are very good at hiring my men … Continue reading

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WORK WORTHY

Teddy knew this was a not a real police job, but customer service was like a security job; it was really important.  People would be depending on him like they depend on police.  The Customer Service Manager, Mike, said he … Continue reading

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KEEP YOUR COOL!

When Wall Street tinkers, Market tumbles, buyers smile, And sellers panic. ************ At least I think so.  I know scarcely a whit about Wall Street, Market, buying, selling! ************ Image:  Pixabay https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/05/06/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-252-tinkertumble/

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