Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

The Many Perspectives on Money

When you get right down to it, there aren’t too many things that personal finance writers (myself included) can agree on.  Oh sure, for the truly basic of the basic ideas, there’s pretty high consensus: spend less than you earn (doing it the other way around is one of the surest routes to financial trouble),… Continue Reading

The Future of Entertainment

Ah, entertainment.  It’s what keeps us entertained and amused in between work and our other required duties.  It brings a smile to our day and a song (or four) to our hearts, to say nothing of that one you just can’t get out of your head.  The world would be a lot a duller if… Continue Reading

Are You a Leader, a Follower, or a Loner?

I’ve been thinking lately (as I sometimes am known to do) about how different people go through life.  Now, there are technically as many different lifestyles as there are people who have ever lived on this planet, since nobody’s life is exactly the same as anyone else’s.  But there are certain commonalities amongst groups of… Continue Reading

The Limiting Reagents of Investing

One of the advantages of being a chemist (besides the incredible attractiveness that is associated with guys who study science) is the interesting perspective it provides you on things completely unrelated to science.  I suppose that happens with every profession, of course; whether you are a butcher, a baker, or a candlestick maker, you tend… Continue Reading