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The Perils of Extrapolation

February 7, 2013

Several years ago, I spoke to a group in Jonesboro on “Five Financial Mistakes Smart People Make”.   One of the points I made was the mistake of extrapolating current trends into long-term trends.  An example I gave related...

Andy Hardy's Home Mortgage

February 26, 2013

For some reason I am fascinated by the way things used to be in contrast to how things are today.  When was the last time you watched an Andy Hardy movie?  Life in the 1940s seems so simple and less stressful.  I don’t know for...

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