Tomorrow

Tomorrow is April 15. It's s double-whammy this year. Not only is it tax filing day, but it's also the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. It's easy to understand why I just want to crawl back in bed and pull the covers over my head. This year, I got my taxes done early. Unfortunately, I owe the IRS a lot of money. The reason why is might surprise you. Due to financial hardship, I had to take my savings out of my IRA. Obviously, I saved that money fully intending to use it after I retired. Unfortunately, life [...]

Alan Grayson vs the Fools on the Hill

  Mondays are always a bit difficult.  But coming back to dealing with the ineptitude of our broken political system was doubly difficult after an amazing weekend of music.  But deal we must, and who better to help navigate through the troubled waters than our favorite Congressman Alan Grayson? He led the charge from the House against President Obama's horrific budget proposal to cut Social Security benefits with chained CPI and higher rates for Medicare beneficiaries by writing a letter and helping to gather 2.3 million signatures on petitions, delivered to the White House last week. As for the Fools [...]

Rocking the Ocean

G. Love and Special Sauce at the Tortuga Music FestivalSat April 13, 2013 We all know that music soothes the savage beast, but this weekend it showed it can help save the oceans too! The inaugural Tortuga Music Festival rocked Ft. Lauderdale Beach this weekend and I couldn't have been happier.  There was music for everyone - from the big country headliners to the more eclectic rootsy/Americana/reggae music fans like me. From G. Love (who stuck around for the whole weekend and jammed with Michael Franti, Donovan Frankenreiter, the Avett Brothers and others) to Ben Harper and Charlie [...]

Nicole Sandler Show on TuneIn

The Nicole Sandler Show is live Tue-Fri afternoons, 3-4 ET/ 12-1 PT.