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4 Tips for Raising Curious Kids


Curiosity is like fresh morning breath. Everyone likes to think they have it, but few actually do.  And why is it raising curious kids important? Have your heard about the question Google founder Sergey Brin used to ask during interviews? He would ask these nervous, would-be googlers just this: Could you teach me something complicated I don’t know? Basically, Sergey is saying,…

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How to Have the “Money Talk” with Your Child


(Photographer Douglas makes inaction figures come to life! See more of his amazing pictures on Instagram @jedimasterbuilder.) On a recent visit to a friend’s house in Los Angeles… “Joshie, can you tell Spider Man to get me a glass of water?” Joshie looks at the red and blue inaction figure near the couch, lying still and splayed as if it…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Debt: Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer


I locked eyes with the waiter, raised my hand, and pinched my fingers together for a short scribble in the air like I was following the random flight path of a fly. He nodded and approached the table shortly afterwards. “Take your time. I’ll be back to collect it in a moment,” he said. “How much?” asked Zack. “$57.38.” My slim jeans…

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Little Rhett’s Corvette (Baby, You’re Much Too Fast), or: How to Spend Like a Millionaire (Part 1)


  Last year was a great one for Rhett. He graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University and landed a job with Boeing as an aerospace engineer, making $62,000 a year. He rents an apartment in Redondo Beach, which he shares with a college roommate. He’s well on his way. To celebrate his accomplishments, he bought himself a new black Corvette…

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