Monthly Archives: December 2019

In Memoriam

2019 is over. Let’s say goodbye to a few of those who left us: those in your family who were loved, as well as U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, candidate H. Ross Perot, journalist … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding & Cannabis ETFs Lag Market

The stock market has hit record highs this year and has gained 23% in 2019. Continuing year-end list writing is the one that notes that the worst Exchange Traded Funds of the year were those that invested in cannabis companies … Continue reading

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Year End List of Failures

The end of the year brings us year-end lists, and this time, from TechCrunch, is its list of startups that failed. Nothing in 2019 was as spectacular as the explosive, fraud-infested burnout of Theranos. But, it was a bad year … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Save The Koalas

A charity crowdfunding site (you know which one) has raised over $2.2 Million Australian versus a $25,000 goal to help save the koalas from the devastating forest fires ravaging the country. It’s estimated that “85 percent of the Port Macquarie … Continue reading

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Supercharging Charitable Crowdfunding

As we go into this holiday season, we remember that many of us have been lucky to have enough to eat. A group of mothers in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, have organized a charity crowdfunding campaign for the local foodbank. But, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Tied To Calls For Resurrection

Nothing is more sad than the death of an infant. A California couple lost their 2 year old daughter and have asked that local mega-church conduct prayers for her resurrection. At the same time, a church member has established a … Continue reading

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Insane Salaries Paid By Streamers

Notwithstanding the fact that over 7,000 writers have fired their talent agents in the still on-going battle between the Writers Guild and the agencies, the ten percenters have found a new golden egg. Streaming. Variety now tells how crazy the … Continue reading

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