Spent five days in #Iraq and #Syria focused on completing campaign to defeat #ISIS and stability in liberated areas. On Thursday, @SecPompeo will convene 52 members of our @coaliton in #Brussels to discuss details. Follow through critical.
Ivantulafitov: he is all over the middle east
Smitty76: He Visited Afghanistan, Vietnam, Interesting….. Wonder if he will make a stop in Iraq as well.
Luvwulfs: Come on folks, look at Trumps schedule. NATO for the next 2 days, UK and then Putin in Helsinki. It is a Presidential Envoy going to Iraq
Fighting Lifestyle Inflation: Hopping off the hedonic treadmill
By Donna Freedman
This is a guest post by former Get Rich Slowly staff writer Donna Freedman, a veteran personal finance journalist — and one of my favorite writers. Since leaving GRS, Donna has published two books: Your Playbook for Tough Times and Your Playbook for Tough Times, volume two. These are both excellent handbooks for folks trying to make ends meet under difficult circumstances.
Your Playbook for Tough Times by Donna FreedmanFrugalists aren’t averse to spending. They’re just canny about how they buy, or whether they buy at all.
That’s a tough sell, so to speak, in a country where we’re persistently pressured to keep up with the Joneses (or the Kardashians).
Post From Notes In The Field By Simon Black
July 10, 2018 Santiago, Chile
Another Billionaire Says We’re Running Out Of Gold
A few months ago I sent you a note explaining that major gold discoveries are shrinking.
Simply put, mining companies are no longer finding vast, new deposits of gold to replace their aging mines.
I quoted Pierre Lassonde, the billionaire founder of gold royalty giant Franco-Nevada and former head of Newmont Mining: