Michael on October 9th, 2008
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My recent article Does anybody really believe that financial education is harmful? made it into the most recent Carnival of Personal Finance, which is hosted by Girls Just Wanna Have Funds.   There are, of course, dozens of excellent articles worth checking out.
However, if you’re looking for just one article to quickly read, breeze through Four [...]

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I just got home from three days with over 3,200 financial planners.
You: How is that even possible?  I didn’t think there were even 3,200 people in New Hampshire.
I was at the 2008 Financial Planning Association’s annual conference in Boston. It just finished yesterday.

You:   Crazy timing.  Was everyone stressed out?
While it was, indeed, strange timing given [...]

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Michael on October 2nd, 2008
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Over a year ago, I published the Top 40 Introductory Financial Planning Strategies.  At times like these, it’s important to revisit a few.  Here’s Strategy # 37:
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Many people are unable to invest because they are intimidated by the prospect of making investment choices. Whether they have an exceptionally low risk tolerance or [...]

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