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Financial Advice I Will Never Follow

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Not all of you will agree with my list. Some of you, in fact, follow the advice below. I think it all comes down to what works for you and what doesn’t. I’ve been given the advice below by my friends, co-workers, financial bloggers, and even strangers. I listen, absorb and I never argue because I believe that everyone is… Read more »

“Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel” by Phil Villarreal

Now, where do I begin? I probably should start with a warning. To do this I am going to use Phil Villarreal’s own words because no one else will be able to say it all in a few short sentences: “Honor. Integrity. Honesty. Dignity. If you live by any of these values, you may as well drop the book right… Read more »

Financial Lessons I Refused To Learn

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“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert H. Schuller My grandmother was born in 1925 in the Soviet Union, a very young country, created just two years before my grandmother was born. My grandmother lived through Stalin’s regime, World War II, the Cold War, perestroika, and, finally, the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The effects of… Read more »