Archive for 'Credit & Debt'
Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by Jason Guthrie.
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 […]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by richbond.
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 […]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2009 by Jason Guthrie.
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 […]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
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 […]