Michael on August 30th, 2010
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More than two years ago I posted Your Problem Isn’t Starbucks, emphasizing the importance of Saving Strategy # 5: Major on the major, minor on the minor.  Working with Ode Magazine, I created a video further illustrating the importance of the strategy. I think you’ll find it simultaneously liberating and motivational.  Am I right?

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Michael on August 23rd, 2010
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I’m quickly approaching the completion my second book: The Savings Solution.  While the book is almost all new content, I am revising some of my favorite and relevant blog posts and including them as sidebars.  One such sidebar follows. Although adapted from a post I wrote back in December, 2007 it is as relevant to [...]

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Michael on August 16th, 2010
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Here’s my next video on debt management. I hope you enjoy it?
You: Is the volume going to be a problem again?
That depends.
You: On?
On whether you want to hear it.
You: Of course I want to hear it!
Good. Then just increase the volume.  But keep in mind – in a work setting, far better for a video’s [...]

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Michael on August 9th, 2010
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I’m a bit skeptical of the quality and impact comprehensive online-only financial planning can make, but the thought has enough merit to have garnered several million dollars in venture capital investment and prominent Wall Street Journal coverage. Take a look at the WSJ article and share your thoughts. One of the key reasons [...]

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Michael on August 2nd, 2010
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I recently recorded a video on financial responsibility for Ode Magazine. Please take a few minutes to watch the video below and let me know your thoughts (only the first commenter gets to complain about the low volume, please). =)

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