In Defense of Doing Nothing

This is a guest post by my friend Nathan Atkinson, and a wonderful reminder on this holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving, Canadian friends! Mr. Magorium: 37 seconds. Molly Mahoney: Great. Well done. Now we wait. Mr. Magorium: No. We breathe. We pulse. We regenerate. Our hearts beat. Our minds create. Our souls

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Choose Your Own Financial Adventure

When I was a kid, I avoided reading any of those “choose your own adventure” books. You know, the ones that ask you to make a decision at the end of each chapter, which determines the next part of the plot, the next phase of your character’s life and, ultimately,

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September 2015 Budget & Shopping Ban Update

Ahhhhhhh… <– that’s the sigh of relief I let out, as I sat down to write this. September felt like one of the longest and shortest months of this entire year; short because it flew by, long because it seemed like all I did was work. Whenever a friend asked what I was

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