Economics and Investing:

Gregg sent this news link that illustrates that the U.S. is living in a financial fantasy-land: 31% of U.S. Govt Assets Are Student Loans

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Reader T.A. spotted this:  Despite Initial Ruling, Venezuela Seeks to Silence US Website (Miami Herald)

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

This Is How Bad It’s Got In Latin America’s Socialist Utopia

U.S. Has Record 10th Straight Year Without 3% Growth in GDP

Fed’s Bullard Again Says It’s ‘Unwise’ to Raise Rates

Items from Professor Preponomics:

Excerpt: “Repairing your broken belongings is a great way to save money – especially when you do the repair work yourself – so, tap your inner Mr. or Ms. Fix-It, and get going on those repairs!”
Article includes links to LOTS of repair tutorials.

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