Monthly Archives: August 2014

The value of rest

Like many people at this time of year, I just returned from a vacation. It had been a year since I’d taken more than a long weekend away from home. Stay-cations, while useful in their own ways, don’t seem to have the same impact as a traditional hit-the-road trip to somewhere fun. Also, for the […]

Headed down the rabbit hole (again)

Where were you in 2008? There are several narratives for what happened leading up to the Great Recession. On the left you’ll hear that the banks forced innocent and unsuspecting borrowers to take outĀ mortgages they couldn’t afford. On the right you’ll hear that the Community Reinvestment Act becameĀ the driving force for loan growth at banks, […]