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Friends don’t let friends retire broke

The title of this post is the slogan of my financial adviser. I’ve had a financial adviser for close to ten years now, and for me it’s a good thing. I won’t go so far as to say everyone needs … Continue reading

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Relearning the lessons of the Great Depression

Merry Ann Frisby of the Tallahassee Democrat has an article up about how she is coming around to the way her grandmothers used to think after the Great Depression: Both of my grandmothers died with kitchen drawers full of twist … Continue reading

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Are we free if we are in debt?

Karen Boroff raises the question in New Jersey Voices: Which one of us can be free when we owe others sums beyond our ability to repay? How as a nation can we be free with billions and trillions of debt? … Continue reading

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