What high prices have in common with chili peppers

The solution to the mouth burn from eating chili peppers is surprisingly similar to the solution to the recent rise in prices. Everyone is talking about high prices. I’m not sure everyone understands what’s going on with them, or how … Read MoreRead More

Why inflation might worry you (but probably shouldn’t)

I wade into popular economics to interpret recent higher inflation rates, to see if there is any merit in being concerned. I remember my first savings account that my parents opened for me when I was a kid. It was … Read MoreRead More

You’re not getting a raise

  Work hard, get a raise. That’s the plan, right? But let’s say that you’ve been granted a 3% raise for the year. In all seriousness, bravo! But it’s not really a raise. … Read More