Michael on June 28th, 2010
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When speaking on college campuses I often give student an opportunity to make some money.
You: Seems nice of you.
To get the cash, they must stay after my seminar for a market research study.  Since I offer $25 for 30 minutes of their time,  nearly the whole audience wants to participate.
You: What do you do then?
I [...]

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Michael on June 21st, 2010
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If you wanted your child to learn how to play baseball, who would be the ideal teacher?
You: Dustin Pedroia.
Okay, I love how the guy plays the game, but let’s just say his current professional career makes him unavailable to teach your kid for the next 20 years.
You: Darn.
Realistically, who would you want to teach your [...]

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Michael on June 17th, 2010
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Online Degrees did Yeoman’s work in compiling a list of the twenty best blogs for 20-somethings.  As she said, I’m not exclusively focused on our young people, much of my writing is targeted at this group and I am glad to be included in this list.   A few of the blogs I read regularly are [...]

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Michael on June 14th, 2010
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I just finished reading 15 most hated fees at CNNMoney.com.  Included on their list are many you’ve heard before such as:

baggage fees
termination fees charged by cell phone companies if you cancel before your contract ends.

Neither of those fees bug me, however.
You: Why not?
Because they’re not hidden.
You: Meaning?
I know about them well in advance and choose [...]

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Michael on June 8th, 2010
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You: You mean there’s a choice?
Not really.  While it’s possible to structure some of your financial affairs to lessen your tax burden, most high-income earners will still pay a lot in taxes while those at the lower end will pay far less.
You: So then why ask what the right amount of taxes to pay is?
I’m [...]

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Michael on June 1st, 2010
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Mariusz Skonieczny is the founder and president of Classic Value Investors, LLC, an investment management company. He is also the author of Why Are We So Clueless about the Stock Market? Learn how to invest your money, how to pick stocks, and how to make money in the stock market.
I recently [...]

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