Student Loans at 8.5%: A Government Created Crisis

This past Friday, May 25, the Wall Street Journal published an article about an orthodontist who currently has over $1 million in student loan debt.  Dr. Mike Meru, the orthodontist, pays over $1,500 per month, but in about two decades, his balance is expected to balloon to $2 million.  His original principal balance was $601,506. …

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The Best Mama Hip-Hop Music

Happy Mother's Day to all of the mothers out there.  Although today may be one of those holidays arbitrarily set on a random Sunday in May (you should be thankful for your mother everyday), it is a good opportunity to take a step back and be grateful.  When I think of mothers generally (not necessarily…

The Crazy Case of Michael Cohen

The Michael Cohen case fascinates me.  Here is a lawyer who cut his teeth trying small-time car accident cases inside a Queens, N.Y taxi garage.  He was basically an automotive version of an ambulance chasing, personal injury attorney. Cohen's Taxi and Gambling "Empire" Before joining the Trump Organization, Mr. Cohen, in addition to "practicing" law,…