“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
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Fresh off the second huge stock market rally from a frightening decline in the past year, I thought it would be timely to do a bit of reflecting.
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The Age of Disloyalty & Career Change: Should you Tell your Employer you are Changing Careers?
September 27, 2010 | 11 Comments
The Age of Disloyalty & Career Change: Should you Tell your Employer you are Changing Careers?

The Generation of Career Change
In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Service released comprehensive data regarding duration of employment over the past 30 years. The results show how short our working lifespan is at one particular …

Is the “Manager Special” Ever a Good Idea?
September 21, 2010 | 12 Comments
Is the “Manager Special” Ever a Good Idea?

“The Daily Special”
When I worked in the restaurant business back in high school as a busboy at a pancake house (no shame in that), I remember walking back in the kitchen and seeing a table …

How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?
September 15, 2010 | 57 Comments
How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?

How Much Tip for Takeout (if anything)?
A while back, I asked readers the question, “how much do you tip for food delivery?“. It inspired an interesting, and somewhat heated debate! The differences in opinion in …

10 Library Freebies you Might Not have Known (or Forgot) About
September 13, 2010 | 11 Comments
10 Library Freebies you Might Not have Known (or Forgot) About

Libraries and Personal Finance go Hand-in-Hand
Every community needs a good library. And every good personal financier needs a library card. If you haven’t been to the library since you were a kid, they’ve changed a …

10 Free Birthday Meals
September 7, 2010 | 16 Comments
10 Free Birthday Meals

10 Free Birthday Coupons for Meals & Drinks
It’s your birthday. And damn it, you deserve to eat and drink for free – and lots of it! Depending on your tastes and how recently you had …

What are Closed End Funds?
September 1, 2010 | One Comment
What are Closed End Funds?

Closed End Funds: what the Heck are they?
Closed end funds are not the easiest concept to pick up by amateur investors. They are a little bit like stocks and a little bit like open-ended mutual …


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