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The Tai-Chi Mastery of Banker Bull$#!*

May 15, 2012

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Recently, the name of JP Morgan’s CEO has come into the news because he has been at the helm while the bank suddenly lost $2 billion on self-admitted “sloppy, stupid” bets with shareholder money.  While this was not in the league of contagious global financial doom, it was an out-of-the-blue super-loss for a bank that […]

The Fashion Contradiction

May 6, 2012

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One thing that I have found deeply contradictory about myself in my quest to become more financially literate, is that I am still so very addicted to fashion.  Fashion, of course, is the notorious powerhouse of mindless spending.  As I write this, I am fully aware of the  eye-rolling banality of this “first world” issue, […]