Author Archives: Ira Mitch

Et Tu Economist?

I’m an avid reader of the Economist.  I feel like it makes me smarter and I find their arguments persuasive.  So it is with a sad heart that I recently read Lexington’s analysis of Ron Paul’s campaign:  Even if he … Continue reading

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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort at WDW

I already mentioned that I love to visit Walt Disney World. I don’t know why. Can’t place my finger on it. But it’s there. Disney World is fun; life is good. Recently, Jess and I took the kids to Walt … Continue reading

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Cake Insanity

So Jess has gone off the deep end again and is raving about orchid cakes.   What’s so crazy about that you ask?  Well consider this — Jess has no desire to get married as far as I can tell. … Continue reading

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Mutual Fund Analysis

So on the recent news that mutual fund assets have reached 2.75 trillion dollars in the United States I thought I’d take a bit of a look at some mutual fund analysis.  Are mutual funds truly any better than taking … Continue reading

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Favorite Travel Destinations

I realized I hadn’t talked at all about one of my greatest passions:  Travel.  My two current favorite destinations are Disney World and Hawaii and I love them for the same reason — They are two of the most relaxing … Continue reading

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Kraft Store?

I was reading this post about holiday gifts and I saw a bunch of links to the Kraft Store.  I may be unobservant but I didn’t know there was a Kraft Store.  Looks like a great selection of cookware, although … Continue reading

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A Shocking Revelation

Well it’s the new year and I have a shocking revelation:  I didn’t sell any @#$@% losers from my portfolio to end the year. Why is this important?  It means that once again I will have a tremendous tax burden … Continue reading

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