How I Spent My Stimulus

Posted on May 8, 2008 Under Life

Once upon a time, Barry and Levon had $240, and that bought...a lot of puddin'. But, what if they had $600? That would just be too ridiculous to comprehend. How I Spent My Stimulus takes a look at what Americans…

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Posted on February 21, 2008 Under Life

There's some venture capitalists who're ready, willing and able to throw their money at whatever crackpot idea that comes their way. Then, there's the kids with the crackpot ideas who think it's okay to pitch anyone, anywhere, anytime for their…

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Money in the Oink

Posted on January 4, 2008 Under Gadgetry

If your New Year's resolution involves saving money, but the prospect of opening a savings account doesn't sound at all appealing; perhaps you just need to start small. May we suggest a piggy bank? Ah yes, remember when you were…

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SpearTalks: Crowdfunder

Posted on October 26, 2007 Under Life

Among my contemporaries, there seems to reside a belief that it is hard to make a good thing happen; good ideas exist by the bucketful, but the initiative to turn those ideas into something graspable exists in far smaller quantities.…

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Posted on June 14, 2007 Under Life

Micro-lending has been in the news a lot lately, since Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in the field and wrote a book about it, called Banker to the Poor: Micro-lending and the Battle Against World…

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Money Clip Credit Card

Posted on August 31, 2006 Under Design

A few years ago when Discover introduced their mini credit card that was meant to be attached to your key chain and flipped out at the register, I yawned. When American Express recently unveiled their Butterfly card, I was mildly…

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Sell What You Say: Ether

Posted on June 11, 2006 Under Life

I believe that everyone is an expert in at least one subject. The common problem is that it's not always easy to leverage your knowledge in the form of advice and make money from it. Well that problem is all…

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