Category Archives: More about Creativity

Romney’s tax returns and financial literacy – Take 2 – Capital

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In a previous post I used Mitt Romney’s 2010 tax return to draw your attention to how different tax rates apply to different income types, specifically capital and earned income. In this post I want to focus on capital itself … Continue reading

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Imagine a world where a new invention created a virtually free and clean energy source that replaced oil. Trillions of dollars a year previously allocated to energy costs would be freed up to go elsewhere. The standard of living for … Continue reading

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More about Creativity – Google

Google’s a great example of creativity on steroids. Brin and Page grad students at Stanford had a better idea for a search engine. The Stanford users seemed to love it and the buzz was awesome. In any case they approached … Continue reading

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More about Creativity – Malthus

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Thomas Malthus scholar, clergyman, philosopher, writer and political theorist was one of the most influential thinkers of the 19th century. He made important and significant contributions to economic, political, social and scientific thought. He is even credited with introducing the … Continue reading

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More about Creativity – Ayn Rand, Money and the United States

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In Basic Financial Literacy – Part 2 – Creativity I said “The knowledge that things are scarce doesn’t translate into docile acceptance nor the extinguishment of wants or desire.  Rather it nourishes the will to survive, to create, to overcome … Continue reading

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Basic Financial Literacy – Part 2

In Fin Lit -1 we discussed the first of the 4 Ts, scarciTy.  This post tackles the second environmental factor, creativiTy.   There is a unique unbreakable connection between the two albeit a paradoxical one.  Scarcity feeds creativity. The knowledge … Continue reading

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