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In the late 19th century, a man named Benjamin Franklin Thomas decided he wanted to be rich. He became obsessed with business, investing, and finding a single opportunity that would set him up for life, allowing him to live off his capital. According to Constance L. Hays in her book The Real Thing: Truth and Power […]
We’ve been so busy that we don’t even have a Christmas tree up, yet (even finding time to update this site is proving difficult). That’s what made it extra special when the first bit of Christmas cheer showed up last night. Our kitchen began churning out batches of the monstrously large gourmet chocolate chip cookies […]
Stop what you are doing, play this video, make it full screen, and turn it up to 1080p high definition. The engineering is so beautiful it makes my heart race. I actually picked up some shares of Coke for the KRIP earlier this week as I think they are a fair deal at the moment due to some […]
We talked about the marketing failures of Nintendo the other day, now let’s look at the flip side – the genius that is coming out of Progressive Insurance. Not only have they created one of the most iconic marketing images in history with the advent of discount-obsessed Flo, they clearly understand psychology if their recent deal […]
I’ve spent the last three days working on setting up trusts and custodial accounts for the younger members of my family so we can gift them shares of great companies over the next couple of decades. I’m not settled, exactly, on the specifics. On one hand, I’m tempted to setup a family investment partnership-like entity […]
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