CBO 2015 Debt Held by the Public

CBO 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook

In late June, the Congressional Budget Office released their updated long-term budget outlook. This review only take into account current law as it is currently written and does not factor into it’s review any pending legislation, changes in administration, etc. It only focuses on the status of affairs at the current moment. (Review the full […]

CBO July 2014

Chat with Richard: The Impending Fiscal Cliff

On July 15, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their annual budget outlook. Read the full report. The report paints a difficult future for the US Government and the overall economy. This outlook projects out to 2039, 25 years which would put me at 55 years old. Let me first present our current situation. The […]

You’ve Been Fired. Now What?

Three weeks ago I was let go from my job. There I said it. Taking the stairs down for the last time was definitely an emotional experience. And as I stood in the lobby of our office building in the Flatiron District here in the big city, I held back my tears. But the first […]

Proust Was a Neuroscientist

Book Review: Proust Was a Neuroscientist

I have been wanting to read this book for awhile, and it was definitely worth the wait. While it was not a page-turner in the sense that I couldn’t put it down, the book for the most part, provides the framework for neuroscience research past, current and future and how art often times, when given […]

Book Review: Decision Points

When I began this book two months ago, I did so with the following two facts: I wanted to be unbiased, and I understood that former President George W. Bush was going to paint things in the best light he could. With those two facts in mind, I eagerly dove in. In the preface, Bush […]