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Money Magazine on the 50 smartest things you

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 20, 2005

Money Magazine on the 50 smartest things you can do with your money. Also includes a list of 15 dumb things to avoid.

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Presentation: how to make a million dollars

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 10, 2005

Presentation: how to make a million dollars. “In America, starting a successful business is the surest, most controllable path available to you for making a million dollars”.

Class “conflict” on Nantucket: the old rich

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 07, 2005

Class “conflict” on Nantucket: the old rich meet the new super-rich. And then there’s the rest of the island’s population that can’t afford to live there anymore.

Google’s famous chef is leaving the company

posted by Jason Kottke   May 18, 2005

Google’s famous chef is leaving the company. It must be hard to cook free lunches when you’re so filthy, stinking rich.

The Neiman Marcus Paradox: How dumb rich

posted by Jason Kottke   May 13, 2005

The Neiman Marcus Paradox: How dumb rich people end up in debt. “14 percent of people with more than $5 million in assets have credit-card balances [which is] mystifying since credit-card cash is perhaps the most expensive form of money legally available.”