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Affiliate mania, problem companies, and bling: Notes from the exhibition hall at FinCon 2017

After a while, you realize that conferences tend to have a lot of the same characteristics. They tend to have: Cavernous breakout rooms with uncomfortable chairs and a water pitcher by the door A wheeled table with coffee and tea that shows up and disappears at odd times Large plenary sessions and smaller breakout sessions … Continue reading »

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My goals for FinCon 2017

It’s hard to believe, but FinCon 2017 is already here. Wasn’t it just recently that I mentioned how I had bought a ticket for the conference? No, actually that was last December. FinCon is a gathering for those in the financial media space. I’d say it’s “a conference for money bloggers”, and indeed it used … Continue reading »

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The two unsung horsemen of accomplishment

We all know what we need to do. But a lot of the time, we just don’t do it. Some of the reasons are well-trodden and known. We’re all busy, we’re all stressed, we’re all tired. There’s not much that needs to be said about those. But I find that there are two other, less … Continue reading »

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I’m going to FinCon 2017!

If there’s anything I know a lot about, it’s that there are so many ways that we are enticed to spend money. I know how advertising works. You are shown something that makes you feel like you want/need some thing or experience, and it compels you to buy it, either now or in the future. I … Continue reading »

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