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Oil Has a Price. Wildlife? Priceless Nov. 14, 2017

Froma Harrop

The Bible tells how Esau sold his birthright for a "mess of pottage." It is a lesson on the foolishn... Read More

4 Millennial Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship Oct. 10, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

'Tis business plan competition season once again. This time of year, I spend lots of time traveling ... Read More

The Price Rises on Houston's 'Cheap' Housing Sep. 05, 2017

Froma Harrop

As the floodwaters recede, much of Houston's famously "affordable" housing may seem less of a bargai... Read More

How Much to Offer Feb. 05, 2017

House Calls

Dear Mrs. Lank: We have been house hunting for several months, and we are ready to write up an offer... Read More

3 Simple Ways to Beat Retailers at Their Own Games Jan. 31, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Retailers work hard to get our money. They offer special promotions and put other tactics into play,... Read More

A Case of a Misleading Stock Price Dec. 14, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 2,000 shares of Pernix Therapeutics Holdings in June for 50 cents a share. ... Read More

Trump's Self-Defeating Trade Policy Dec. 11, 2016

Steve Chapman

Opposition to free trade was to Donald Trump's campaign what burgers are to McDonald's: not the enti... Read More

Oil Tax and Roth IRAs Nov. 23, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Please answer the following two questions for me. A co-worker believes that Congress... Read More

Can You Have Your Subsidized Peanut Butter Cake and Eat It, Too? Jul. 28, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The federal government is packed full of crony programs, such as the Export-Import Bank and the etha... Read More

What Are We Celebrating? Jul. 05, 2016

Thomas Sowell

There was a time when the Fourth of July meant something more than a three-day weekend. Speeches, wr... Read More

Investor Offers for out-of-State Property Jun. 12, 2016

House Calls

Dear Edith: Our deceased parents left us a home in a state in which we no longer live. We have no in... Read More

A Half-Price State of Mind May. 30, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

The data is in, and it's not pretty. The average American is spending $1.22 for each $1 of income. I... Read More

Bernie Sanders' Free Trade Mythology Mar. 10, 2016

Steve Chapman

Bernie Sanders' upset victory in Michigan came just two days after he stood on the debate stage in t... Read More

Drug Price Gouging a Product of Our Political System Oct. 01, 2015

Froma Harrop

If Hollywood had created Martin Shkreli as the monster from Wall Street, we would have accused it of... Read More

The Latest War Will Not Be Free Sep. 28, 2014

Steve Chapman

Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United St... Read More

The Smallness of Being in Economy Class Aug. 28, 2014

Froma Harrop

Americans are in the dumps about their future. What does that have to do with legroom in economy cla... Read More

Turkey to Pay Price for 1974 Invasion of Cyprus May. 15, 2014

Timothy Spangler

Forty years after Turkish soldiers invaded their island neighbor of Cyprus, a European court has rul... Read More

Environmentalists Have Lost the Climate Change Debate May. 09, 2014

David Harsanyi

The bloodcurdling National Climate Assessment is here, and it portends catastrophe; floods, clouds a... Read More

Free Range

Apr. 18, 2014

Bay Bridge: Too Big to Fail Feb. 02, 2014

Debra J. Saunders

If the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were a football team, the coach would have been fired; the q... Read More