Joy and Pain

Feb 28, 09 Joy and Pain

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Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet Mardi Gras is over now, and it’s back to the real world for your humble narrator.  This...

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Ashes to Ashes

Feb 27, 09 Ashes to Ashes

Posted by in Family Matters, Investing

Tweet I have spent many an Ash Wednesday recovering from the debauchery that is Mardi Gras.  Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately to some), I have been posted up in Virginia for the past 4…just as sober as the Fat Tuesday before.  And although I would like to believe...

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Nine-to-Fives Are Easy

Tweet I am eager to be back on the job market. No, I didn’t just awake from a hundred-year nap. I’m just tired of being a student. Of course, once I do graduate and can wave that signal piece of paper to employers–letting them know I may be overqualified but I still...

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My Town Wants To Party All The Time

Feb 24, 09 My Town Wants To Party All The Time

Posted by in Recession Opinions

Tweet In the town that birthed and raised me, today they celebrate one of the least understood, but most widely admired holidays in the world: Mardi Gras. Considering the times we are in, maybe we should rename it Mardi Maigre, though I think it lacks the same charm. ...

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Aint’s and Hor-nots

Feb 21, 09 Aint’s and Hor-nots

Posted by in Recession Opinions

Tweet It’s not a big deal being in a recession if you’re from Louisiana. We’ve been cutting costs for as long as there’s been industry here. Our decision makers have no qualms about putting out an inferior product as long as it’s turning a profit. Sadly our...

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Best Movies About Money And Finance (Repost)

Tweet The quest for capital and all of the advantages that it brings has consumed man since we developed opposable thumbs. While many movies deal with money as a peripheral issue, there are some great movies that deal with the mechanics of making money. I have always been...

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