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Who Needs Reality TV When There’s a Recession?

Who Needs Reality TV When There’s a Recession?

As recessions go, this one really bites. It’s affecting virtually every aspect of my family’s life: going out to eat, grocery shopping, taking vacations, keeping our jobs, educating our children, even where we buy socks. And then there…

Is It Time to Invest Again?

Is It Time to Invest Again?

I have read some articles these last few weeks that have made me stop and think a bit more than usual about when we should start investing.  This past weekend, an article in the NY Times “Even for Market…

Write It Off

Write It Off

I have a great accountant and always recommend to my clients to take advantage of their relationship with their accountant. If you don’t have one you feel comfortable with, I would consider finding a new one. One of…

Fighting the Recession Blues

Fighting the Recession Blues

I have a headache. And I blame the news. Worst Recession Since the Depression! No End In Sight! 10,000 Foreclosures a Day! Stimulus Package a Waste of Money! And then there’s the tips-oriented articles: Top 10 Ways…

Consulting and fees: what to charge?

Consulting and fees: what to charge?

  On Friday, we got a question from a reader:
Dear DailyWorth, I’m bidding on a consulting project as usual can’t figure out how much money to ask for or how to ask for it. The client…

Blankie is to Baby as Work is to Mommy

Blankie is to Baby as Work is to Mommy

I’ve always found comfort in my professional self. The me that puts on tailored clothes, carries a laptop and knows enough jargon to hang with my B-School friends. I’m good at work. It’s what I do…

Don’t Be a Statistic: Mind the Gap

Don’t Be a Statistic: Mind the Gap

I used to think that people who pored over numbers and stats were geeks, and largely irrelevant to my life, my career, my small corner of the universe. And then I came upon a statistic the other day that made…

I am not entitled. I am not entitled.

I am not entitled. I am not entitled.

I started DailyWorth for very selfish reasons. I want to be wealthy — wealthy on all levels — financially and spiritually, mostly (I know, guru friends — spiritual wealth has no relationship to financial wealth, but that’s for another blog post). Let…