Posts Tagged ‘ Broke ’

Are We Broke? It Couldn’t Happen Here. Could It? (Part 4 of a Series)

April 7, 2010
By John
Are We Broke?  It Couldn’t Happen Here.  Could It?  (Part 4 of a Series)

(This is another in a series of postings about the size of US liabilities, their implications for our economy and personal wealth, and a path out of the mess we are in.) In prior postings of the “Are We Broke?” series, we discussed the impact the recession has had on household wealth, the rapid growth...
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Are We Broke? If Households Are Tipping Over – Can America Be Far Behind? (Part 3 of a Series)

March 31, 2010
By John
Are We Broke?  If Households Are Tipping Over – Can America Be Far Behind? (Part 3 of a Series)

(This is another in a series of postings about the size of US liabilities, their implications for our economy and personal wealth, and a path out of the mess we are in.) So What is ‘Broke’? If we’re going to ask whether America is broke, perhaps we should first ask what the word broke really...
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Are We Broke (Part 1a)? Health Rights on the Yellow Brick Road to Misery

March 23, 2010
By John
Are We Broke (Part 1a)?  Health Rights on the Yellow Brick Road to Misery

(This is the second in a series of postings about the extent of US liabilities, their implications for our economy and personal wealth, and a path out of the mess we are in.  The Series was interrupted last week because developments in the health care debate demanded all of our attention.  This column transitions...
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Are We Broke? Part I of Series

March 15, 2010
By John
Are We Broke?  Part I of Series

Over the next couple of weeks, Rough Truths will publish a series of columns that address the question “Are We Broke?” There is much talk in political, economic and banking circles about whether we are on a path to insolvency, what the debt means for the tax rates we will pay, what the implications are...
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