From the category archives:


Dave Barry On Income Tax Season

March 6, 2009

“It’s income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.” — Dave Barry

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Remember . . . You Can Start A Business Anywhere

December 27, 2008

Remember . . . You Can Start A Business Anywhere (via: How to Change the World)

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Why Do People Get Married?

December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a happy holiday season.  No posts about finance today, just something funny I wanted to share: Why Do People Get Married? 52%: “We’re in love” 23%: To get pushy parents off our backs 15%: So they won’t go to hell for having sex 8%: Various (financial, security, lonely, […]

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13 Year Old Steals His Father’s Credit Card, Buys Hookers

May 15, 2008

Since there was a credit card mentioned in this story, I am going to call it finance related. Ralph Hardy, a 13 year old from Newark, Texas confessed to ordering an extra credit card from his father’s existing credit card company, and took his friends on a $30,000 spending spree, culminating in playing “Halo” on […]

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SubPrime Mortgages Explained

April 19, 2008

I have read a lot about the subprime mortgage crisis, and found most of the explanations a little hard to get my head around. A friend e-mailed me a link to a presentation (hosted on Google Apps), that I feel, does the best job of explaining the whole subprime mess. Warning: The presentation does contain […]

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Rick Flair Finance!

April 7, 2008

Rick Flair Finance: Home of the “Figure Four Process”! I wonder if Rick “pays you a visit” if you don’t pay on time?

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