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People Who Work For Themselves Can Make More Money

A Look at Household Net Worth and Household Income By Age Group from the 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances

Interesting fact: Do you want a financial “A” in life?  To achieve it, and rank in the top 5% of households (making you richer than 95 out of 100 families), you and your spouse need a combined pre-tax income of $205,300 and a net worth of $1,864,100. [mainbodyad]That is according to the triennial Survey of Consumer Finance, which was…

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Booking a Business Trip with My Father Is Like a Comedy Routine

In some ways, I am my father’s son.  In other ways, I take after my mother.  When it comes to travel and an affinity for technology gadgets, I definitely take after mom.  In fact, in these two areas, my dad and my personalities are so far apart, it is almost comical.  It rarely comes up now that I’m an adult with my own family, but occasionally, we are involved in a joint project of sorts that requires us both to be in a city.  This happens to be the case this morning and booking the trip was like Iran and Israel trying to agree over peace terms, only a lot friendlier.

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Sam Merlotte from True Blood

What Sam Merlotte of True Blood Can Teach You About Investing

With the season premier of True Blood upon us, I began thinking about how lessons on life, money, and success are all around us if you just pay close enough attention.  If you understand how compounding works, it is so easy to get rich if you have enough time. Consider Sam Merlotte, the Bon Temps bartender and resident landlord.  His character is around 30 years old, give or take several years, when the show began.

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The Problem With Moral or Ethical Investing Is No One Can Agree On What Constitutes Moral or Ethical Behavior

It’s a fairly consistent thing that I get messages asking about the morality or ethics of investing in a certain type of company.  Right now, there is a mail bag response I’m working on that deals with this topic.  We’ve also talked about the fact that the Bri Institute thinks Jesus hates my portfolio.  Though,…

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