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George Lucas Screwed Up

by The Wall Street Geek

Shouldn’t have sold Star Wars, you know how political Disney is. You may also be interested in: Hey #Twitter…About That IPO Love is All We Need When Being Right Goes Wrong The One Habit the #Forbes Richest Have — Do You Have It Too? Coming to Africa Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code […]

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Six Words for Finding Your Purpose

by The Wall Street Geek

…become a mom. Attribution: TED Talk with Candy Chang You may also be interested in: Hey #Twitter…About That IPO Love is All We Need When Being Right Goes Wrong The One Habit the #Forbes Richest Have — Do You Have It Too? Coming to Africa

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What Kind of F-ckery is This?

by The Wall Street Geek

I saw the following tweet this weekend: I thought, COOL! I love startups. I need to check this out. I followed @shontelaylay and @rebelmouse, and clicked on the URL to go to RebelMouse’s homepage: DAYUM! Practically everyone that matters in the social media tech startup ecosystem thinks RebelMouse is the shit! I’m still not quite […]

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Thank you

by The Wall Street Geek

This has been a sad day. Violence against anyone hurts, but against little children is particularly painful and heartbreaking. The following is so small in the grand scheme of things. But it really meant a lot to me, especially today. Our journey on Earth can take several different paths. We hear all of the time […]

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BlogTalkRadio: Alternative Lenders Bringing Money to Main Street

by The Wall Street Geek

Banks are still being very stingy with their loans. As a result, a new crop of alternative lending businesses have risen. They’re not only competing with banks to provide you with access to loans, but also giving consumers affordable and unexpected options for getting access to capital. I talk about how alternative lending works and […]

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2013 Market Forecast: A New Bottom

by The Wall Street Geek

Usually when someone offers up a stock market forecast, I run the other direction.  However, it’s still a good idea to keep the market’s seasonal trend in mind as the year unwinds. Seasonal trend?  Absent of widespread news, investors rely on ritual.  The stock market reflects the ritual since it’s basically a peek into the […]

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BlogTalkRadio: Keep Your Savings Working with a Retirement Income Strategy

by The Wall Street Geek

In this show, I cover strategies for pre-retirement planning and post-retirement income planning. I also talk about changes to the traditional retirement planning formula that take into account today’s rough economy. Next week, I’m talking with the CEO of borro.com about alternative lending. It’ll be a very valuable show given how strict banks still are […]

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Saving for College? 3 Ways to Improve Your Chances for Federal Financial Student Aid.

by The Wall Street Geek

It’s no secret that certain factors may keep your child from getting as much financial aid as possible. As a result, here are three ways you may increase their chances of getting financial aid before filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You may also be interested in: Hey #Twitter…About That IPO Love is […]

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Can Africa Make Your Portfolio’s Soul Glow?

by The Wall Street Geek

Eddie Murphy’s 1988 movie “Coming to America” famously stereotyped two locations: Long Island City (in Queens, NY) and Africa. Long Island City has come a long way from the rat trap where Eddie Murphy (Akeem) and Arsenio Hall (Semmi) lived. But is Africa still the exotic expanse of endless plains filled with wild animals and […]

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BlogTalkRadio Episode: So You’re Interested in Currencies? Let’s Talk About Forex. $EUR $USD $JPY

by The Wall Street Geek

In this show, I talk about foreign exchange trading — how the floating rate emerged in the 70’s, current forex yields compared to stock/bond/et al yields, and currency trading strategies. Don’t miss a show! Friday’s at 12:30 pm EST on BlogTalkRadio, or subscribe in iTunes. Listen to internet radio with The Wall Street Geek on […]

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