Monthly Archives: May 2014

Patents and Pothole-Free Roads: Web Gems

The Perverse Reverse Incentives (2:35) . . . of government assistance programs. How working harder can earn you less. Bitcoin on the Big Screen (8:00) . . . Q&A with Dan and Nicholas Mross, directors of The Rise and Rise … Continue reading

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OWN YOUR EXCUSES

Last week I wrote about the lies we tell ourselves, lies that keep us from getting where we want to go financially. This week, it’s excuses. Like these . . . “The Stock Market is not trustworthy – Just look at … Continue reading

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Kidneys, Cops, and Cronyism: Weekly Web Gems

Kidneys for Cash? (4:06) . . . Economists love it, explains Bryan Caplan, but anti-market bias has all but doomed the idea. Saving us from Ourselves (2:00) . . . Yep, it’s that time of year again — Click it … Continue reading

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TELLING LIES

Someone is cheating you out of your money. Embezzling your funds every year, often times monthly and sometimes daily. He or she takes credit out in your name and runs up the balance. He drains your bank accounts. In a … Continue reading

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Sharing and the Art of the Deal: Weekly Web Gems

Top Ten Rules for Negotiating  . . . James Altucher shares his 16 rules for negotiating (Sorry – no one reads a top-16 list) The “Sharing” Economy pt1 (4:43) . . . Girl vs. the Taxi Cartel (Yes, we have … Continue reading

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