DEAR MR. BERKO: I am 55 and have a $256,000 settlement from my divorce. This represents 18 percent of our assets (I would have settled for less just to get out) after three children and 33 years of my marriage ...Read More »
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During the past 30 years, the pandemic fraud has waterlogged our health care system, making the Mafia look like a troop of Boy Scouts. So as Congress continues to pump and dump dollars in the insurance programs, hospitals, physicians, rehab centers, imaging centers, drug companies, medical device makers, testing labs, etc., prices will rise to greet the increasing government largesse.
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If the well-known humorist, philosopher and manservant Sancho Panza were alive today, he might be heard lamenting, "The firing of those delightful piano players in all 238 stores suggests that Nordstrom has lost its elegance, its pedigree and its cachet."Read More »
Microsoft is so huge that it can take a week for a letter mailed from its boardroom to reach the CEO's office in the same building. Size is wonderful if you're a wall, a planet or an oil well but counterproductive if you're competing in a "Jack be nimble, Jack be quick" world of instant-gratification technology.
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