Toy Story got a few things right. OK, your childhood toys probably aren’t going on adventures, but some toys, like the Vizio smart TVs I mentioned last week, can spy on you.
Before the Affordable Care Act, half of all U.S. bankruptcies were caused by medical bills — and three-fourths of those had health insurance! It’s coming back around again, but it doesn’t have to…
With one app and a wave of your phone, you can now buy pretty much anything without ever handling cash. It’s convenient, but this drift away from cash is going to spell trouble for consumers…
We all love the idea of robots making our lives easier. But how does government function when worker income taxes disappear? Where do consumers derive their income?
A few weeks back, my father, Banyan Hill’s own Bob Bauman, took me to task for something I’d written in Sovereign Investor Daily (not for the first time, either). I’d said, in regard to the American tendency toward harsh judicial punishment, that “we like it that way.” “Who’s this ‘we,’ Lone Ranger? Count me out, […]
Despite success in medical techniques, the U.S. has a disastrous, overpriced health care system. In fact, you could pay less traveling abroad for care, including round trip airfare.
Even though your U.S passport holds vast weight, it’s not actually the most powerful one out there. In fact, it’s tied for third with other countries. So, who’s on top and why?
Federal civil forfeiture proceeds rocketed 4,155% between 1986 and 2013. And it could get much worse if Trump gets his wish for U.S. attorney general.
Alexa and similar Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have become part of the current zeitgeist. They can remember everything input into them … and the Feds are salivating for this data.
Privacy is a lie. We’ve been fed this idea since childhood. Santa is watching. Knows if you’ve been bad or good, and offers rewards for this violation. It’s time to draw a line.