A Birthday Challenge Turned Tradition: Zesty, Orange, Double Layer, Birthday Cake

For the past eight or so years, I started a tradition for my wife's birthday.  Before this epiphany, I would ask my wife what she would like for her birthday cake?  I would then, like most husbands, go hunt down the desired cake and purchase it from a bakery or sometimes an ice cream parlor.  … Continue reading A Birthday Challenge Turned Tradition: Zesty, Orange, Double Layer, Birthday Cake

What goes up, must come down: a raise in interest rates will bring the economy down

This past week the Federal Reserve was meeting to determine if they would raise interest rates indirectly by raising the federal funds rate.  The FED has not raised the federal funds rate for almost a decade.  If the federal funds rate is raised, it will impact the banks' interest rates on all loans.  Banks will … Continue reading What goes up, must come down: a raise in interest rates will bring the economy down