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Does Money Buy Happiness?

Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Many people believe it does. A much older (and recently deceased friend) used to say that “Money doesn’t buy happiness—it merely helps unhappiness.” Donna Skeels



The Buzz About Bitcoin

Monday, January 13th, 2014
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When I first heard about Bitcoin, I gave it short shrift—who in their right mind would ever entrust making on-line payments without a bank’s credit


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Where Did All My Income Go?

Friday, October 26th, 2012
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It’s no secret that getting meaningful income in a portfolio is a real challenge these days. Add low-risk to the equation, and all you get


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The Fundamentals of Private Equity Investing

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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Recent market chaos has caused many of us to crawl into a cave hoping that when we have the courage to come out, all will


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Hedge Funds: How to Plant Your Money

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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With their high capital requirements, hedge funds may be out of reach of many Americans. If, however, you find yourself with large sums of cash


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Hedge Funds: Navigating the Maze of Risk and Reward

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
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Is there another phrase in the finance sector with more mystique surrounding it than the term “Hedge Fund?”  Despite the allure of tossing the phrase


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Hedge Funds: Not Your Mother’s Garden Club Treasury

Monday, July 18th, 2011
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Hedge funds are one of those murky terms that have a way of conjuring up all manner of strange significance. The playground of Ponzi schemers


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Investments for Each Stage of Life

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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There’s nothing quite like a market crisis to compel people to evaluate their investment portfolio. Savvy Women Around Town are no exception. Since the meltdown


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