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Living On Debt

  Tough choices must be made. Amidst the cloud of abstractions and advice wrapped around people in economic hard times, this post is about a bit of reality. Yesterday is the first time I’ve sent in a bare fraction of … Continue reading

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I Like Unlikely Iceland

It will never happen, and yet it did. My friends thought that one of my ideas was ludicrous and that it could never happen. I disagreed. In times of severe economic crisis sacrifices must be made. I suggested that sometimes … Continue reading

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Distributing Wealth

Tonight’s Powerball lottery is worth ~$325,000,000. That’s enough money to go around. Did you bring enough to share? Win that lottery and you could give everyone in the USA $1, shipping and handling extra of course. We lose perspective on … Continue reading

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Gifting Mirrors

Some gifts are as good to give as they are to get. Some don’t even have a price. ‘Tis the season, and this season is unique. I’ve never done so little shopping. I’m giving out presents, but more of them … Continue reading

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Global Net Worth

What’s the world worth? Net worth is assets minus liabilities. If the bank account is bigger than the mortgage, net worth is probably positive unless some big surprises lurk. The economic crisis revolves around discussions of debt. The Occupy Movement … Continue reading

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Unfortunately Common Ignorance

What in the world is going on? I won’t tell you. I’ve been out of easy communication for days, thanks to a trip to resort in Canada: Hollyhock. Just by chance I’m up here, out of the way, while enormous … Continue reading

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Personal Debt Addictions

Debt. Yuck. Is that concise enough? Unfortunately, without it life can take more effort – until some skills are learned. Debt is a tool. Used well it can ease stresses. It can be the lubricant that lets life flow by … Continue reading

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