finances

CreditKarma offers Free Credit Reports and Credit Monitoring, Oh My!

Credit is a mysterious and oftentimes frustrating entity that exists out there and yet affects us. If you don’t use credit you won’t have a credit score, which means you won’t be able to get credit when you need it. If you use credit but go through a tough patch or for whatever reason get …

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DIY Health Reform: Employers Solving Healthcare Crisis One Onsite Clinic At A Time | TechCrunch

Dave Chase writes in a recent TechCrunch article, “Led by IBM’s study of their $2 billion annual health expenditure, the overwhelming evidence comes to a surprisingly simple conclusion: more primary care = healthier population = less money spent. Ben Franklin was right. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” He then notes …

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H.W. Brands’ The Money Men (A Book Tasting, Part II).

A week ago I published a book tasting including quotations and commentaries from H.W. Brands’ fascinating book The Money Men. If you do not already own this book – I highly recommend acquiring a copy. It is a fascinating, well-written read. For some time now I have been attempting to understand our financial system, the …

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A Bitcoin Primer.

Update 7/12/14: A great article over at Borro explaining what Bitcoin is, how it works, etc. Highly recommend reading it. This article still has more links to jump off of, but the Borro article is really, illustrated, and concise. Bitcoin has become all the rage in recent days. At first it was just a niche news …

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