Monthly Archives : August 2016

Why I Want to Give Away $1,000,000 (Part 2)

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(Photo courtesy of jedimasterbuilder) My office chair is blue, faded in places where the previous occupier rubbed against it. There’s coffee stains in some areas, crumbs and hair and dust bunnies in the crevices between the cushion and the black plastic of the arm rest. It’s my home for at least 14 hours a day. One morning, I opened my excel model…

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Your Child Can Out Perform Warren Buffett: Mini-MBA, part 3/3

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I reach into my pocket for two crisp $1 bills. “Kids, do you know what I do for a living?” My kid’s twenty-odd classmates stare at me blankly. “Magic.” I hold up my hand, pressing one bill tightly behind the other. I shake my hand and out pops the hiding bill. “I just made $1 into $2 dollars. That’s what I do.…

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