Gaining an Indian Perspective ...

Mar 31, 2013 by

This past month, I had the opportunity to teach a course on Health IT at the Indian School of Business. While I have taught Americans...

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Fixing Medicare

Feb 8, 2013 by

Medicare’s problem is structural in nature. The program is funded by a combination of taxes on people in the workforce and user fees....

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Using SigFig to Track Performa...

Jan 9, 2013 by

Upon upgrading my computer to Windows 8, I discovered the service SigFig, which enables people to easily keep track of their financial...

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Psychological Defaults and the...

Dec 23, 2012 by

In December 2012, the United States was alarmed about the possibility of the nation “going over the Fiscal Cliff” –...

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How I Hire

Nov 12, 2012 by

Over the past month, I have been asked to both hire a professional photographer and a resident superintendent. In both cases, I...

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Considering Analyst Ratings

Oct 22, 2012 by

Given the extent to which market sentiment can drive the pricing of a stock, it is important to periodically consider the nature of...

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Saving Money at Starbucks

Sep 8, 2012 by

Many personal finance authors tell people they could be a millionaire if they only skipped their daily Starbucks and somehow managed...

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Draining Visa Gift Cards and O...

Aug 27, 2012 by

I’ve always found gift cards harder to deal with than cash, as they force you to have another item to track. In the case of...

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