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Please Don’t Tell My Mother

Please Don’t Tell My Mother

I learned at an early age that I cannot have a sane conversation with my mother about money. In 1990, while still in college, I purchased an espresso maker. It cost $40. Other people’s parents would judge that as a prudent purchase since it allowed me to skip buying $4 mochachinos every day like my […]

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Why 100k?

Why 100k?

A: It’s my favorite candy bar. B: Doesn’t it sound flashier and more exciting than trying to save $10k? C: I’m not sure if “100 large” means $100,000 or $1,000,000 and that extra zero is important. D: It’ll be fun. I love New Year’s. It’s my second favorite holiday after Thanksgiving. I don’t care about […]

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Ex-Deadbeat

Ex-Deadbeat

Yep. That’s me! Today, Chase restored my $100,000 line of credit. Ah! It’s so nice to be out of financial quarantine. Maybe I will be able to fix up my house enough to rent it out next year and not be so reliant on Hollywood for my main source of revenue.

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The Producer As Future Decamillionaire

The Producer As Future Decamillionaire

Thomas J. Stanley, the best selling author of The Millionaire Next Door was interviewed about what common traits decamillionaires (for those of you who didn’t grow up in the seventies and experience the metric system that means people with at least ten million dollars) have. The number one trait of really rich, self-made people? Integrity. […]

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