Anthony J. Ogorek shares his thoughts on Representative Chris Collins with issues arising in Congress.
Sharing Our Thoughts and Insights
The financial crisis of 2008 brought global economies perilously close to a second Great Depression. Only through the coordinated efforts of global central bankers, as well as our political leaders, were we able to narrowly escape profound financial hardship.Central bank policies were able to arrest the impending disaster by driving interest rates to their lowest… Read more »
Now that 2017 is underway, many Americans are wondering what the new year, and a new president in the White House are going to mean to their personal finances.
To claim that the election of Donald Trump as President-Elect of the United States was a surprise is an understatement! Not only were pundits and polls proven wrong, the financial markets reacted violently, and at odds with the consensus opinion. At the heart of the stock and bond market’s reaction is the as yet unfulfilled… Read more »
Time is our allotment on Earth. Everyone has time, but none of us knows how much time we have left. In that way time is a weird commodity. We have a variety of tools and celebrations to measure its passing from clocks and watches to seasonal celebrations and birthdays. There are courses we can take… Read more »
I know that it is still early to make a prediction on the outcome for this year’s presidential election. We have only had one of three scheduled debates. The polls seem to be tightening within the margin of error. Any misstep can tank the election for one of the candidates. Well here it goes. My… Read more »
We had a conversation with one of our clients last week. It centered on her job, and the fact that she had just been diagnosed with a progressive illness. Although she will be receiving a disability pension, and her job is admittedly adversely affecting her quality of life, she is reluctant to leave her position…. Read more »
As we slide into the Labor Day holiday after the summer of summers in Buffalo, NY, the presidential election cycle shifts into high gear. The bromide that ‘people don’t pay much attention to the race until after Labor Day’ may not hold true today with seemingly blanket coverage of the major party candidates. There is… Read more »
The 2016 presidential race has the makings of a circus; specifically a circus of the absurd. With three months to go before Election Day, the two major party candidates are being characterized as either a criminal or mentally ill. While this sideshow may provide limited entertainment during the dog days of summer, electing the next… Read more »