Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Sunday, October 11, 2015 11:10 pm MDT
The world we live in is full of situations where evidence is created to support policies. Of course, it should be the other way around. Policy should grow out of evidence.
Published: Sunday, October 4, 2015 5:24 pm MDT
Maybe it’s time for those running for office to make simplification of the tax code an issue in the upcoming national elections.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:55 am MDT
The philosophy behind an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) has three parts, according to ESOP advisors: broaden ownership of capital, create financial security and incentives, and urge better employee produc...
Published: Monday, September 21, 2015 10:14 am MDT
Thanks to the Indian government’s toilet building program, millions of people now have regular access to toilets for the first time. Although this sounds like a tremendous success, there’s still one...
Published: Sunday, September 13, 2015 9:37 pm MDT
Now is a perfect time to analyze what we do and, if necessary, make some changes. Primary among the priorities I want to adjust is related to how my actions can be consistent with my professed philosophy as wel...
Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:40 am MDT
Only about 8 percent of the world’s energy consumption is in the form of these renewable sources; yet that number is growing each year as we actively search for ways to improve the quality and quantity of...
Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 3:36 pm MDT
Besides crying out for the immediacy of action, the magnitude of the global climate-change threat raises explicit ethical questions, such as how we ought to live and how humans should value and relate to each o...
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:42 am MDT
People often want to be noticed when they give. For this reason, many organizations encourage the type of giving that leads to noticeable donations. But shouldn’t most giving be anonymous?
Published: Sunday, August 16, 2015 6:41 pm MDT
In his first State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty in America.” That was over 50 years ago and this war is not over. The strongest soldier in...
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 8:46 am MDT
And because so much of what we all do revolves around money — making it, spending it, saving it and investing it — understanding how money works and being financially literate is important.