Non-financial: July - September 2006 articles archive home
Ask the bagel man.
In their book, Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner ask whether mankind is innately and universally corrupt. And if so, how corrupt?”
Friday, September 29, 2006 ... more
To be who you are
Irregular Times, offers a Seminar on Self Management which promises to reveal “The 5 Characteristics of Some People Who Are Purported To Have Done Quite Well For Themselves.”
Friday, September 15, 2006 ... more
Blunders that cost a fortune
American Walter Hunt re-invented the safety pin in 1849 but then sold the patent for just $400. Decca boss Dick Rowe was unimpressed by the Beatles ...
Friday, September 8, 2006 ... more
Charlie, on life & money
Charlie Munger is disapproving of business failures. "If it is a crime," he says, "to build a weak bridge. How much nobler is it to build a weak company?"

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 ... more
Is everybody happy … anybody?
The pursuit of happiness is precisely the reason it's so difficult to attain, says Darrin M. McMahon, an associate professor of history at Florida State University.
Friday, August 25, 2006 ... more
Common money mistakes
Most of us are dramatically overconfident in our decision-making. It’s the engine that allows all the other money mistakes to go unchecked.
Monday, August 7, 2006 ... more
Suddenly rich? Bummer.
Who doesn't dream of winning the lottery, inheriting millions from a long-lost aunt, finding a suitcase full of money - or a genie in a bottle?
Friday, July 28, 2006 ... more
Not just rich
In America it’s not just a question of being "rich" anymore. These days you can be ‘super rich’, ‘plain rich’ or even ‘poor rich’.
Friday, July 14, 2006 ... more
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