Let's all stop shopping at the same time
Since the Great Crash of 2009 I’ve often wondered if we are experiencing a run of the mill type of recession or something else. I’ve also thought a lot about large scale fundamental shifts in behavior, like if everyone stopped shopping at the same time. Now I think about whether or not consumer behavior has permanently changed?
If the answer to this is yes…
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Good Time To Refinance Term Life Insurance – Courant.com
Here’s another article on rising term rates in the industry. If this type of reporting continues, there should be a huge spike in term insurance sales by the 4Q of this year.
Medical News: Alcohol Top ‘Active Ingredient’ in Mediterranean Diet – in Primary Care, Diet & Nutrition from MedPage Today
Moderate alcohol intake may be the single biggest contributor to the Mediterranean diet’s longevity benefit, accounting for 23.5% of the effect in a prospective cohort study.
“My advice to people is drink wine unless you like it too much,” Dr. Trichopoulos said.
How to Cope With Rising Life Insurance Rates – Kiplinger.com
Not an extremely informative article but a snapshot of what the mainstream consumer financial press is reporting on the long awaited upswing in term insurance rates.
FDA Warning of Byetta Pancreatitis Side Effects Contradicted by New Studies – AboutLawsuits.com
Note where this original post is located. Let’s all wait and see if the FDA changes their position on the drug.
EconomPic: Global Unemployment to Rise to 1970’s Levels
Does anyone else besides me find this chart to be really disturbing?