There’s rarely a meeting at which I’m speaking where someone doesn’t ask me about investing. Often it’s about the stock market, but sometimes there’s a question about gold, foreign currencies or even options.
After 31 years living in the same home my wife and I decided to downsize and simplify our lives. The maelstrom we got as a result was frustrating, time-consuming, expensive and anything but simple.
Before he tried marijuana, he thought of trying suicide.
‘That noblest of shrines’
“You must reflect that it was by courage, sense of duty, and a keen feeling of honour in action that men were enabled to win all this …
Graduating from high school is both a tangible and symbolic move into the adult world. We pass many milestones in our lives, and this is a major one.
Vance County Public School Foundation to honor educators
North Carolinians need to wake up and see that politicians and the businesses that back them are driving our state backwards into an environmental and civil rights dark age with the passage of House Bill 795: The State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Reform.
Listening to the folks on the Right railing against the House budget proposal this week you’d think that the spending plan was an updated state version of the New Deal, chocked full of new initiatives and public investments to provide more opportunities for people to fulfill their potential and take care of their families and to repair and strengthen North Carolina’s badly tattered safety net.
If leaders of the North Carolina House are right that the state needs a 6.3 percent increase in General Fund spending for the coming year, then they were wrong two years ago when they helped craft a historic tax-reform package to boost North Carolina’s economic competitiveness.
News that B.B. King has died aggravates my anecdotage, the stage of life in which every new development reminds you of an old story.