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  1. Why I Hate the Question “So, what do you do?”

    by , 10-10-2009 at 06:58 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    It never fails: You encounter new people and the first question they ask is, “So, what do you do?” Occasionally you’ll encounter people that seem to ask this question out of a genuine interest in you and your life, but most of the time you can tell that it’s their way of quickly sizing up your social status, paycheck, and your potential worth to them.

    I hate this question for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that I do not have a socially acceptable answer. What do I ...

    Updated 10-10-2009 at 07:20 PM by [email protected] (Keep getting a 404 Error message.)

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  2. Financial Advice For Young People

    by , 01-10-2009 at 03:23 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    You can control your financial destiny, live a good lifestyle, retire with security and grace -- even luxury -- if you make good decisions and avoid some of the mistakes your friends are making:

    Plan for a good career. Don't just settle for whatever comes along. You have to make your own way. If you want financial success, you will have to take responsibility for preparing yourself to earn it through education, developing your skills and abilities, and improving your worth to an employer ...