Archive for January 9th, 2011

Higher Savings Rates For The Very Bold

A friend pointed out this website to me. It offers information on savings rates available from a fairly wide selection of countries. It’s kind of fun to play around with as it provides not just rates but political risk scores as well. If you’re tired of earning nothing on your money then here are some […]

The Cost Of Servicing Our National Debt

Here’s an interesting number from the WSJ Economics blog — 3.4%. That’s what the CBO estimates will be the share of GDP that we pay in interest every year on the national debt in 2020. Thanks to the Federal Reserve‚Äôs efforts to keep interest rates extremely low, the U.S. government is currently getting a very […]