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Book Review: Rich Dad, Poor Dad (this books irks me)

I decided to start reviewing some books that I read. I'll do books on personal finance, entrepreneurship, and whatever else I think is cool. (If you have books you like, let me know.) First off... Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That The Poor and Middle Class Do Not! This book is like the kid ...

Cost vs. value: Why I bought a new car

In college, I drove a rickety-ass minivan that my parents let me use. Here's how bad it was: It shook so badly that when I drove it on the freeway, I always drove in the right lane so that when it broke down--not if--I could simply pull over gracefully. When I took it to get a smog check, which of ...

Call for “why you should buy a used car” links

Coming up tomorrow, I'm going to write about why I completely disagree when personal-finance pundits say "Buying a used car is the smartest thing you can do!" In fact, I'll tell you exactly why I bought a new car. But first, I want to collect a list of links where people say buying a used car is the best/only ...

The demographics of where I live…

...are totally absurd. And if you look up the stats for Los Altos or Atherton, they're even more ridiculous (median income > $120,000). Click for a bigger view: Try your own neighborhood See the NY Times excellent series on class--"defined as a combination of income, education, wealth and occupation"--and the disparities in America: Class Matters

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China taxes chopsticks

Interesting: The Chinese government announced plans on Wednesday to increase existing taxes and impose new ones on April 1 for everything from gas-guzzling vehicles to chopsticks in a move to rein in rising use of energy and timber and the widening gap between rich and poor. New or higher taxes will fall on vehicles with engines larger than two liters, ...

This AIM chat made me clench my fists

Anger!!! Friend: i just got into a long long discussion with these two guys, one is one of the smartest i know, they advocated not investing in retirement accnts Ramit: yeah? Ramit: whatd they say Friend: yeah Friend: they said they don't beleive the growth rate will continue into the fture Friend: they see the system as unstable Friend: and ...