March 5, 2009

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What My 4 Year Old Taught Me About Savings

Recently we started giving my 4 year old an allowance for helping around the house.  It’s only a dime here and a dime there, but he’s EXTREMELY proud of his money and what he can do with it.  His ultimate idea right now is to only save to buy Star Wars stuff, but what he’s […]

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February 10, 2009

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So What If The Markets Keep Going Down??

Being in finance, I often field a lot of questions about the various markets.  One of the most repetitive questions I’ve heard is, “what happens of the stocks keep going down?” Well there are various answers to this.  When you enter the market, you often answer questions about how conservative or aggressive you want to […]

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February 7, 2009

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Top 10 List – What I Learned From Being Laid-Off

Hundreds of thousands of people were laid-off this week.  I found myself being swallowed in the latest unwanted trends and forced to hit the curb trying to find another way to make a living.  Although I understand the business sense behind the decision, it still sucks… So I’ve compiled a list of odd ball things […]

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January 18, 2009

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Lindsee did it! She ran the EP5K!

This morning, we all got to go downtown to watch Lindsee race in the EP5K marathon.  She finished with a time of 46 minutes and 49 seconds along with her friend Jennifer.  She had an average pace of 15 minutes and 04 seconds per mile. As you can see, both Josh and Lauren couldn’t be […]

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January 8, 2009

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Financial Risk and Flying Pigs

There is currently a belief that financial risk is easily measured. That we can stick some sort of risk-meter into the financial system and get an precise measurement of the risk of complex financial instruments. The poorly misguided belief that this risk-meter exists plays a key role in getting the financial system into the mess […]

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December 10, 2008

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Difference Between Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors

Every so often, accountants get asked some dumb questions.  Some of the questions I’ve received are “I never signed up for insurance, so why does medicare keeps getting deducted from my check?”  Or “can I get paid in cash so I don’t have to pay my child support?”  Even ones like “I don’t have a […]

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November 18, 2008

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Realistic Forecasting For Start-Ups

Since my experience with start-ups began a few years back, I have seen many examples of top-down forecasting that has left many venture capitalists wondering if the speaker had any credibility whatsoever.  Top-down forecasting is taking the market level from it’s highest point and working down to come up with your sales figures.

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November 17, 2008

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Guest Blog – BizCover.com.au

From time to time, I have found it of great value to share and embrace other start-ups and ingenius business ideas.  With that being said, I have come across a fabulous team from Australia that is making waves on their side of the world with a new business venture that I am sure will be […]

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November 12, 2008

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Some essential G1 Android must haves

I’ve been playing with my Android G1 since the day it came out. I consider myself pretty tech savvy.  With all of the many applications that have been coming out, I’ve tried about 65% of those.  Some just look bad, some get really awful reveiws, and some I just have no interest in. For the […]

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November 12, 2008

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Testing wpToGo on my Android G1 phone

Gonna be awesome if this works!

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