Financial Planning for Geeks

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An old, black-and-white advertisement for shoes made by Joseph Leckie of Edinburgh. There are drawings of shoes with the prices attached, and a banner with the company name and location.
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What's the Best Financial Advice You Ever Got?

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I recently saw an article on MSN asking readers to post the best items of financial advice they ever got, so I decided to do my own riff on it. I ventured out onto the Interwebs and also asked some friends for contributions. Here is a list of my 10 favorites: [...]

A historical map of the constellations
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Game-ify Your Financial Life with 25 Money Hacks

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I’ve been collecting little items of wisdom from a variety of financial sources I read, so rather than focus on one topic this month I wanted to give you a quick and easy-to-read list of 25 money hacks you might find worthwhile. Feel free to use what speaks to you and save the rest for later…or not, as the case [...]

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Go Ahead and Take That Wooden Nickel

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It’s an old-fashioned saying: “Don’t take any wooden nickels.” But my experience with wooden nickels has been entirely positive. Read on for my own story about the one I took and how it made a difference for me. [...]

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Alex, I’ll Take Potpourri for $500

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I’ve picked up a couple of obscure pieces financial information lately, and one of my clients had the brilliant idea of writing a newsletter with a small selection of interesting tidbits, gotchas, and “Did You Knows” that the average person might not know…and could benefit from. [...]