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Book Review: Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

Book Review: Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

Posted on 27. Mar, 2010 by .

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This book review is a long time coming! It’s been sitting on my desk for a long time, but a week of paternity leave has allowed me to finish it and put my thoughts about it down on paper (figuratively, of course). Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: 100 Dirty Little Money-grubbing Secrets is written by […]

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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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Beanie Babies and Economic Bubbles

Beanie Babies and Economic Bubbles

Posted on 26. Aug, 2009 by .

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Karen Blumenthal wrote an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal August 25, 2009 entitled “How I Got Burned by Beanie Babies“.  She relates her experience in the Beanie Baby hype to recent bubbles we’ve experienced.  The article is not ground-breaking, but it deals with a lesson that never seems to sink in.  The article […]

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