Monday, January 16, 2017

Things You Should Never Do (When Working on a Car)

A good mechanic often has the scars to prove it. My friend Tim - a professional mechanic with years of experience - just acquired a new one the other day. While...

The Pros – and Cons – of Keyless Car Keys

Many new cars don't come with keys. At least, not a traditional physical key that goes into an ignition switch that you then turn to start the engine. Instead, you get...

Buy Steel (Not Gold)

Gold may not have the high rate of return that the casino called Wall Street offers ... to insiders. But it is one way to store value - and that accounts...

On the Merits of Ugly Cars

Remember that song about making an ugly woman your wife so as to be happy for the rest of your life? It applies to cars just as much. Like the pretty girls, everyone...

What it Costs Us

What just happened (Friday) tells us much about what Trump must do on Monday. Thirty thousand people just lost their jobs - as opposed to the not one person actually harmed by...

The Cheap Drive

I wrote the other day about stepping off the debt escalator. About the freedom that comes with not having to make payments. Car payments in particular. For every dollar you pay,...

Driving Under the Influence… of Starbucks

An interesting case out of California (of course) has a man being prosecuted for “driving under the influence”… of caffeine. Joseph Schwab was pulled over by a California cop - an Alcoholic...

But There’d Be No Roads!

Along with the Myth of Authority - the idea that being ordered about by other people is legitimate so long as those people have given themselves titles or wear uniforms -...

Insurance at Gunpoint is Sick and Evil

There is nothing wrong with insurance ... provided you can say no to it. Then it's like any other thing you choose to buy. Whether it makes sense to buy it - a...

Fixing Their Wagon

People are frustrated - and want to know what they can do. It gets old merely talking. They - our oppressors - don't care how much we talk. Perhaps then it is...
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