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Retirement Tweets-Retirement Help Right Now

Retirement Tweets-Retirement Help Right Now

By on May 29, 2014 in Retirement, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Retirement Solutions from Twitter I just returned from my Ohio where my sis and I gave my mom an 85th birthday party. Surrounded by 30 of her vital and active friends, I thought a lot about retirement. Most of Mom’s friends are retired, although not all. And the media headlines are filled with retirement news; for example, “American’s don’t have enough money saved...

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The Positive and Negative Impacts of Globalization; Financial and Other Implications

The Positive and Negative Impacts of Globalization; Financial and Other Implications

By on May 26, 2014 in Economics, Investing, Uncategorized | 10 comments

Financial, Economic, and Societal Consequences of Globalization The global economy continues to be in the forefront of the media. In a McKinnon and Thurm Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. Firms Move Abroad to Cut Taxes“, several U.S. companies are profiled as they move their headquarters abroad to save on taxes. This particular cost cutting strategy...

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Cyber Monday-Carnival of Personal Finance #431

By on Dec 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Take a break from shopping to get money smart at this week’s Cyber Monday Carnival of Personal Finance. Coming from a financially conservative background, we never went overboard with holiday gifts. And now that our daughter is older, that tradition continues. We bought her a watch (Hello Kitty) and went  to visit my parents. We had a great time and the gifts...

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On Line Gambling Can be Low Cost Fun

By on Oct 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Discount Gambling Tips My family are long time visitors to Las Vegas, the gambling capitol of the U.S.A. We are not big gamblers, actually, we are the worst consumers ever for casinos. That is because we take advantage of the deep discounts offered to visitors and barely gamble at all. The casinos expect that visitors will drop lots of cash at the tables or in the...

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