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My Money & Me

Magical Thinking and Money

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The internet knows I read a lot about money, so it tends to offer me more. I recently discovered an essay by William McPherson seductively entitled, “Falling.” It’s a very interesting piece, full of drama and pathos, about his own devolution from a ‘middle class’ life into one of self-described…

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What Just Ain’t So

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“It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble—it’s what you know that just ain’t so.” – Mark Twain One of the most challenging parts of my job is trying to convince clients that something or other that they ‘know’ just ain’t so. This can be particularly frustrating when…

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