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Money Confession – Girlfriends

One of the things I began to do a few months ago is ask audience members to anonymously write down a money confession they had at the end of my personal finance presentations. This is one of the confessions that … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Boat

We all have money secrets. As I have given talks, I ask the audience members to anonymously write down and confess one of their money secrets. This is one of the confessions that I received. This is confession number 35 … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Poverty

This is part of an ongoing money confession series where I have gathered money confessions from people that attended talks that I have given. This is confession number 34 in the series: “I can’t stand people who complain about money … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading – Money Stories Worth A Look

Why Economists Are Jittery about the Stock Market: “What’s been happening in financial markets over the past few days is something that truly scares monetary economists: liquidity has dried up. That is, markets in stuff that is normally traded all … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Retirement Savings

Many people carry around a money secret that they don’t feel they can tell anyone. I have been gathering people’s money confessions for a few months and sharing them here to give people a glimpse at some of the money … Continue reading

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Money Confession – ATMs

As part of an ongoing money confession series, I have been gathering money confessions from people after talks I give. These are written anonymously and they give a peak into some of the money secrets that people carry around with … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Working

This anonymously submitted money confession is part of an ongoing series that I have been gathering for a few months. The confessions show the many different money secrets that people keep to themselves. This is confession number 31 in the … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading – Money Articles Worth A Look

For those of you who may have missed it, we’re looking for a couple of new contributors to this blog. If you feel you have an unique opinion about personal finance and enjoy writing, send me an email for more … Continue reading

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Money Confession – College

I have placed together a series of money confessions that have been given to me anonymously over the past couple of months. This is confession number 28 in the series: “I spent $80,000 on a college degree I will never … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Taxes

I have been collecting money confessions from people I have met over the last couple of months. This is one of those confessions that I thought would be worthwhile sharing. This is confession number 27 in the series: “I haven’t … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Pets

This is one of the money confessions I have received anonymously from various people that I thought would be worth sharing. This is confession number 24 in the series: “I had to place my dog into the pound due to … Continue reading

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Money Confession – The Poor

I began to collect money confessions from people a couple of months ago asking them to anonymously write down their confessions. I was surprised by many of them and felt that some were worthy of sharing with all of you. … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Pennies

I asked a number of people over the last couple of months to anonymously give me their money confession. These are some of the money confessions that I was given wich I felt worthwhile sharing with you. This is confession … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Money Can Solve Problems

This is part of a series of money confessions that people have anonymously given to me over the last couple of months. This series highlights some of the more interesting of these money confessions. This is number 20 in the … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Friendship

This is a series of money confessions that I have anonymously gathered from people. I think that the confessions show that many of the money secrets that we keep go beyond mere finances. This is number 19 in the series: … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Father & Daughter

This is one of a series of money confessions from people who attended some of my speeches. I asked each person to anonymously write down a money confession and these are some of the more interesting money confessions I received. … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Money & Family

This is an ongoing series of money confessions that I have gathered from speaking engagements I’ve been asked to give. The series consists of some of the more interesting money confessions that audience members have anonymously written down. This is … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading – Must Read Personal Finance Articles From The Past Week

Money-Back Guarantee on Cancer Treatment: an interesting development in the UK where Johnson & Johnson made a proposal to the Britain’s national health care system where the system will only have to pay for the drug when it actually works … Continue reading

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Credit Card Balance Transfer Offers – What To Look For

One way to reduce the amount you pay in credit card interest is to do a balance transfer switching your high interest credit card rate for a much lower rate, often times 0% for a certain number of months. The … Continue reading

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Money Confession – Unaffordable

What if you were given a chance to make a money confession that you had never told anyone before? I asked an audience I was giving a speech to do just that. This is a series of their confessions that … Continue reading

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