Monthly Archives: June 2012

Better Personal Planning By Understanding Adam Smith

If a personal advisor does his work properly, there is never a reason to force an individual to take action. Action, for the individual, should be clear enough. Continue reading

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Vernon L. Smith Responds

We have now entered only our fifth year of agonizingly slow balance sheet repair since the 4th quarter of 2007. That is equivalent to 1934, in the Depression. I believe we are stuck now for the same reason we were stuck then–insolvency. Continue reading

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Jonah Lehrer- Imagine (How Creativity Works)

I left many of his speeches recognizing the power of vacations, holidays, weekends, and “happy hour”. The ability to divorce yourself from everyday moments gives your mind the time to problem solve. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Adam Smith

“…human nature is complex. The same baker who supplies us with bread out of self-interest rather than benevolence is the same person who would dive into a river to save a drowning stranger.” Continue reading

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John Allison, Leadership and Values

Values impact how we view the world, how we work with others, and, ultimately, the possible successes we can achieve in life. Continue reading

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Exploring Liberty: An Introduction

Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. What does it mean? David Boaz presents the framework for a society based on liberty. Continue reading

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What is Proper Financial Planning?

“The odds of you or anyone outsmarting the markets are literally the same as winning a bet at the worst odds in any of a casino’s table games.” Continue reading

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