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Suze Orman on How to Survive the Financial Crisis

by JS · 1 Comment 

I read an article about Suze Orman’s personal finacial journey and I have to admit that I had no idea that she worked three jobs to put herself through college, and more shocking is that she lost $50,000.00 when she turned it over to a financial advisor who lost her money in bad investments. Most people would [...]

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6 Common Money Mistakes Made by Celebrities

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Sure, they might be famous and they might have made a lot of money, but that doesn’t mean they don’t run into financial troubles just like all the rest of us. That’s right, celebrities make money mistakes too. In fact, they make even more money than most of us so their mistakes are bigger too. [...]

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Celebrity Charity: Is that an Oxymoron?

by JS · 8 Comments 

Think back to your high school English days and the exciting discussions you used to have about oxymoron. You know those phrases like wicked good, terribly pleased, and old news. It was always fun to come-up with a few of them. But there’s a phrase that is often uttered in the media that I find [...]

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Top 10 Highest Paid Male Athletes

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Why do they Make So Much? In honor of the Olympics I thought it would be fun to explore the idea of money in sports. So I headed over to Forbes’ list of the 10 highest paid male athletes. This list is based on earning for the period of June 1, 2007, and June 1, [...]

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10 Rags to Riches Billionaires

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Feeling the need for a little inspiration on the road to wealth building? I always love to read about people who have beat the odds and made a dramatic rise in their financial situation. What follows are the stories of 10 billionaires who started with nothing and now have it all. Ingvar Kamprad Net worth: [...]

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Celebrity Foreclosures – How Can it Happen?

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Two big celebrities faced foreclosure this week, as both Ed McMahon and Evander Holyfield joined the more than one million Americans being sucked under by the dive in real estate values. Since we idolize and fanaticize about the live’s of the rich & famous, is there a financial reality lesson here? Ed McMahon Ed McMahon: [...]

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Who Took My Money?

by SMD · 1 Comment 

I’ve been reading the latest book from Rich Dad author Robert Kiyosaki called; Who Took My Money. By the time I was a few pages into the first Rich Dad book, I confess that I was hooked, and I believe that my thoughts about money have been transformed to the point that I probably never [...]

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Trump University – “We Teach Success”

by SMD · 1 Comment 

Donald Trump Opens Online University Image poached from TrumpU He’s pretty much done it all, but up until now Donald Trump has been noticably absent from the internet, in any major way. Today that all changed with the launch of Trump University. “In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, the need for the highest quality education has [...]

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