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Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites by YPG Blog

Brain Bites are “now and then” morsels regarding trends, statistics, and interesting ephemera in personal economics.

These tasty tidbits help maintain your edge over an unpredictable future.  Think of them as cerebral snacks for the hungry mind!  Continue reading Brain Bites – Issue 14

Brain Bites – Issue 13

Brain Bites – Issue 13

Brain Bites by YPG Blog

Brain Bites are “now and then” updates regarding trends, statistics, and interesting info-bites in personal economics.

These tasty tidbits help maintain your edge over an unpredictable future.  Think of them as cerebral snacks for the hungry mind!  Continue reading Brain Bites – Issue 13

You’re old … groaning like a geezer

You’re old… groaning like a geezer.

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The word longevity, or having a long individual life, comes from the Latin word longaevitäs (longus: long and aevum: age).

Longevity refers to the average number of years that a single person is expected to live under ideal conditions.
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In the beginning …

In the beginning …

In the beginning ...

In school, economics was often an orphan that was largely ignored, rarely enjoyed, and almost instantly forgotten (civics always seemed condemned to a similar fate).

At its most basic, economics is about decision-making and choice—how we divvy up limited resources in an effort to satisfy everyone’s unlimited desires.  Continue reading In the beginning …