Robert Kiyosaki and Tony Robbins Bug Me

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Here in Charlotte, a local radio station airs Robert Kiyosaki’s syndicated show on Saturdays. I’ve caught it a couple of times while running errands with Mrs. Groovy, and I enjoyed it. He and his wife were engaging, and his guests were interesting. But I can’t claim to be a fan of Mr. Kiyosaki. In fact, … [Read more…]

Eight rather than Ten Reasons Not to Get a Bachelor’s Degree

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Special Note In the comments section, James from RetirementSavvy called me out on reasons 6, 7, and 8. Here’s his exact rebuke. Also, reasons 6-8 strike me more as an attempt to make political points and not real points about the value of attaining a college degree. I respect James a lot, so I naturally … [Read more…]

Workplace Acronyms: The Bane of My Existence

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I work for a company that does TPL for numerous state Medicaid departments and CMS. For the first five years of my TPL career, I was assigned to SGS. Then my Charlotte office was closed and all its functions were moved to Irving, TX. Fortunately for me, I was allowed to keep my job and … [Read more…]

Can We Build Better Men?

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Sorry about this groovy freedomists. This post isn’t about personal finance. It’s about something that’s been bothering me for a while. About a month ago I saw The Force Awakens, the latest installment of the Star Wars brand. Here’s an interview with Adam Driver, the actor who played the villain Kylo Ren. I don’t know … [Read more…]