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Hey, Where’s that Fifty Bucks You Owe Me?

July 6, 2011

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About once a month I set a date to go over my finances.  This usually involves analysis of four categories: 1. Bills to pay 2. Savings and investments 3. How the kids could make me money, possibly through street busking or pick-pocketry 4. How to trick or guilt people into giving me money The kids […]

I Formally Announce My Candidacy for International Monetary Fund Director

June 13, 2011

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Perhaps you’ve heard about the managing director vacancy at the International Monetary Fund after Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s resignation.  Strauss-Kahn was forced to resign after accusations of sexual misconduct, and since that time Christine Lagarde of France has emerged as the top candidate to follow in his footsteps and win the $500,000 a year job–but not necessarily […]