‘IRAs for all’ vs. college debt forgiveness

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed massive college debt forgiveness programs. I am not in favor of these proposals, largely because of the general unfairness of having taxpayers subsidize people who have attended expensive private colleges or made other costly personal education choices. This is unfair to families that scrimped and saved or made … Continue reading ‘IRAs for all’ vs. college debt forgiveness

Key economic issues in the 2020 presidential election and beyond

As the candidates get going for 2020, there are a number of important themes that need to be discussed in this campaign and, indeed, that will remain significant for the foreseeable future. Three of these crucial concerns are: HealthcareCollege costs and debtRetirement savings These are the 'big 3' items for which people need substantial savings. … Continue reading Key economic issues in the 2020 presidential election and beyond