The Lesson I Learned from People who Buy Porsche’s

I am at a place in my life I have facetiously been calling “limbo.” I recently graduated from university, am engaged to be married in March, and living temporarily in Virginia with my soon-to-be wife in housing provided to us by the theatre company we each are working for in different capacities. Summed up, we are living in a generously sized closet, working long hours, not making much money, and being that we will be moving to California before the wedding, we lack the ability to make long term financial or life plans. Continue reading

Economic Freedom Works. (Here’s the data)

A few weeks ago at my university, I attended a talk given by Robert Lawson of Southern Methodist University. He holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom and is director of the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. This talk, titled “Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations”, was part of The Entrepreneurs and Economics Speaker Series presented by The John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. He shared the plain truth: capitalism saves and improves lives. Continue reading