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Thu Mar 27

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:11 PM

One-Sentence Financial Rules

As an English teacher, I encourage my students to read good writers in many areas in addition to classic literature. In the course of reading and discussing several well written financial articles, I illustrated investing for the

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Wed Mar 19

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:08 PM

Get Rich 50 Cents at a Time

Many good low fee index funds require a minimum to invest (often $1,000 - $2,500) and then have minimum contribution amounts.

Many non-investors see those numbers and think "It will take me years to save up

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Mon Mar 17

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:53 PM

4 Heavily Discounted Goods: What You Should Never Buy at Full Price

One of the best financial decisions I made in my early 20's was to subscribe to Consumer Reports and use their advice before making any major purchase.

Doing so left me with more money to invest, fewer repair

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Tue Mar 11

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:42 PM

What Is General Motors Thinking With This New Cadillac Ad?

It amazes me to read all the comments complaining that liberals don’t like the ad because they don’t like hard work. These comments show a lack of willingness to do any hard mental work in evaluating the ad, its appeal, or the

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Fri Feb 28

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 11:38 AM

Why NASCAR Is the Most Important Sport in America

Amp482, That's ironic because many early NASCAR drivers started by breaking the law hauling moonshine.

I do have a slight acquaintance with one former NASCAR driver who is very grateful for being able to earn

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Thu Feb 27

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 10:37 PM

"Where Are the Customers' Yachts?"

Here's a new wrinkle in the financial advisor issue from a PCMag article entitled "FutureAdvisor Brings Mint-Style Advice to Investments."

"FutureAdvisor, a site offering automated long-term

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Thu Feb 20

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:08 PM

How 3-D Printing Is Changing the World of Manufacturing

Here’s another innovative use of 3D printing that is more impressive to me than the Victoria Secret designs. Not Impossible, LLC uses 3d printers to make prosthetic arms for war victims in the Sudan.

Press

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Wed Feb 19

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 11:52 AM

GoPro's Going Public

GoPro's cameras are a great product, with a large potential customer base. People like to take actions shots and videos of their activities and post them online via YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.

Whether a

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Sat Feb 15

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 10:26 AM

Obamacare Enrollments Are Well Below HHS Estimates -- And That's OK

My question still stands: "If the data is bogus, why not respond with legitimate data and analysis?"

If the Centers for Medicare data is suspect, where is the data that isn't?

When

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Fri Feb 14

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:38 PM

Obamacare Enrollments Are Well Below HHS Estimates -- And That's OK

@Mathman6577

“As you can see from the comments most people do not like the law, do not support the law, do not like articles that support the law written, and are venting their

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Thu Feb 13

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 8:19 PM

Obamacare Enrollments Are Well Below HHS Estimates -- And That's OK

@ Mathman6577,

Thanks for illustrating my point so well.

Nowhere did I suggest that Motley Fool or the U.S. government censor Obamacare critics.

I did ask if any of

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 7:18 PM

77 Reasons You're Awful at Managing Money

@atkinskd,

Good point about teaching kids in school about compound interest. My school actually taught a class in consumer math that focused on topics such as computing interest (both for borrowing and

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 7:05 PM

Obamacare Enrollments Are Well Below HHS Estimates -- And That's OK

Posted above each comment section is the reminder:

"Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you

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Tue Feb 4

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 12:28 PM

Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad Stirs Up a Melting Pot of Controversy

Our American Super Bowl featured the Denver Broncos, named for a type of horse from the Spanish word for “rough” against the Seattle Seahawks, representing a city named for the chief of the non-English peoples who were displaced by

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Thu Jan 23

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 4:04 PM

Is Facebook a Disease With a Cure on the Way?

Will Oremus on Slate also has an article analyzing the flaws in this not-peer reviewed study.

It emphasizes some flawed assumptions in the study.

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Wed Jan 22

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 9:29 PM

10 Reasons Why J.C. Penney Will Survive and Thrive

I hope you're right. I had enjoyed shopping there until the Ron Johnson era.

During the holiday shopping season, I did make several purchases at my local store and noticed that it seemed busier than a year ago.

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Tue Jan 21

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KayakerRW commented on an article. 10:01 PM

How to Get Rich, Feel Rich, and Stay Rich

Morgan,

This is another fine article about the real value of money and what it can and cannot do.

This is a classic theme in literature. Although not all writers or readers take this to

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