A Too Typical American Story

A Drug Enforcement Agency officer, attempting to demonstrate gun safety to a class of grammar school children, shoots himself in the thigh. The videotape makes its way to the Internet, where it appears as a “top 20 video” on a website called Dumb Cop....

You Need More Than a Big Income

It’s amazing how many young people (and lots of older people) equate making mucho dinero with being rich. But you need more than a big income. A good example: the cable show Entourage . In Entourage , the main character is a fictionalized version of Mark Walberg...

Who Else Wants to Buy Real Estate Now?

Ankle-high interest rates and low lending standards made everyone a property owner who cared to be one over the last few years. At the same time, all that loose money drove prices to the moon. Home prices nationwide rose nearly 50 percent in the last five years...