Tag: Money

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Validity of Obamacare

From Office of Texas Attorney AUSTIN – In the United States Supreme Court, Texas Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins today argued that Obamacare unconstitutionally exceeds Congress’s enumerated powers and should be declared invalid. While the Supreme Court previously upheld the law in 2012 as a valid exercise of Congress’s taxing power, Congress changed the law in…

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Guess Who Is On the Three Dollar Bill?

Whose face appears on the one-dollar bill? Correct. Washington.The five-dollar bill? Right again. Lincoln. How about the ten? Hamilton. And the twenty? Jackson. Now it gets tougher. Who is depicted on the fifty-dollar bill? Ulysses Grant. And on the one-hundred-dollar bill? Ben Franklin. There are higher denominations of U.S. paper currency, although federal regulations demand…

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USAA Commits $30 Million to Help Servicemembers, Veterans Through Pandemic

Donation is the largest in the company’s history and will be used to address new challenges faced by military families during the pandemic USAA announced today its commitment of an additional $30 million to benefit 24 organizations assisting military families during these challenging economic times. The donation is part of USAA’s long standing mission to support military…

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Is an E-Bike Right For You?

Are you looking to go farther, faster and longer on two wheels? If you currently use a traditional bicycle to commute to work or for leisurely riding, for off-road adventures or for long-distance cycling, you might be intrigued by the electric bike, also known as an e-bike. If you’re an older rider, recovering from injury,…

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Is it Time to Downsize?

Dodie and I moved farther away from civilization in May and have no regrets. We love it! Before Dodie and I married in December 2019, we talked often about ridding ourselves of “things” and living a more simple life. The pandemic hit and changed everything. It was lemonade made out of lemons time. After a…

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What’s Trump Doing About Big Pharma Prices and Drugs Made in Foreign Countries?

Only a small proportion of generic active pharmaceutical ingredients are actually manufactured in the United States, and the majority come from India and China. “American reliance on foreign countries for critical, generic drugs is not sustainable and leaves the American people incredibly vulnerable,” Trump said during his campaign rallies in 2017. Spring and summer 2020…

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Three Fingers and a Bird

The True Story of the Profound Lesson I Learned in 1963 on a Barber’s Chair Just eight miles south-southwest of where I thought John Wayne fought at the Alamo was a spot in San Antonio where serious thinking and deciphering came into my life. Slightly west of the halfway point along the street I saw…

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