The really rich have wealth that lies very still through generations.
Not respecting one's enemies leaves one vulnerable to them, even after they’re defeated.
It doesn't take a genius to make money in a rising market.
Category Archives: Career
And now for something completely different. A couple of days ago, a lovely person came on this site. She commented in the “About” section here that she wanted to have some recommendations for books for her son. He needed to … Continue reading
Here’s my take on New Year’s Resolutions. They are a look back. What did it do wrong last year? What have I been doing wrong my whole life? Well, no more! This year I will _____, or will not _____fill … Continue reading
Miscellaneous notes for tonight/ tomorrow. A note from WordPress on viewership has been fun to read. One big post here, in terms of viewership, was the “About” page. Maybe I’ll fill it out a bit more. It seems people want … Continue reading
“Don’t panic,” seems to be a recurring theme these days. Last night, we heard a Dave Ramsey broadcast which featured his retirement guru, whose name IFO can’t locate on his website. The topic under discussion was the tendency people have when … Continue reading
If procrastination is a problem for you, you are not alone. Just yesterday, we found our original, 1986, signed copy of “Procrastinator’s Success Kit,” by Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby, a true, self-created character. Her book turned IFO’s life around. What a … Continue reading
We want to return to the theme of starting your own business as a wealth-building strategy. First, it’s a good idea to have one or two of your early efforts fail. We heard this seeming contradiction in a talk by … Continue reading
Let’s start with definitions. “Investing” will mean a)buying stocks or bonds, b) starting a business using money you have saved or, if absolutely necessary, borrowed, or c) getting educated. “Young people” will mean anyone with spare cash and desire for more of … Continue reading