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How Much Time Should You Spend On Your Finances?

How Much Time Should You Spend On Your Finances?

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by .

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There’s a concept in finance called “cost-benefit analysis” which involves calculating whether an item’s cost outweighs its benefit. For example, I spent 8 hours yesterday cleaning the apartment I just vacated. If I had bothered to perform a cost-benefit analysis, I would have asked myself whether or not the cost (8 hours of my time […]

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Wisdom from Kevin Trudeau

Wisdom from Kevin Trudeau

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by .

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I wrote a couple months ago about Kevin Trudeau. I picked up his tome Debt Cures They Don’t Want You to Know About from the library out of morbid curiosity.  I haven’t finished the book, but there’s one quote that’s just priceless.  This quote sums up the book and the attitude Trudeau is selling with […]

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Beware of Using Your Credit Card Internationally

Posted on 28. Jan, 2009 by .

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I’ve been working in India for the past 3 weeks and have learned a few things about using a credit card in a foreign country. The last time I was in a foreign country was over 6 years ago but was there for so long that I opened a local bank account and was able […]

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How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .

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Being in the Silicon Valley during the current economic crisis has been interesting. It has been especially insightful to compare the “Dot Com” crash 8 years ago to the current crisis and to see how the crashes have effected businesses differently. I was surprised to realize that many businesses, especially in the tech sector, learned […]

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