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Brent Esplin

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Name:
The Micawber Principle
Category:
General Finance
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Start Year:
2012

Blogger Bio

Location:
Taylorsville, Utah, United States
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Accountant

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Latest Blog Posts

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Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 9:15 AM
Here are links to several of my favorite recent articles on personal finance and life. Enjoy: A Flaming Hot Stock Tip (Straight from My Spam Folder) by Sean S at Sneaky Falcon Enterprises “I received an email about a month ago that I felt would be selfish – no, downright immoral – of me not to share. When a message with the subject “FDA approval is about to send this stock up ...
Posted: Jul 15 2017 @ 12:11 PM
Related Posts: Foundation of Wealth Accumulation is Budgeting –… Part of All You Earn is Yours to Keep – Weekly Money… Financial Planning in One Word – Weekly Money Quote… The World is a Book – Weekly Money Quote (January 30,… What’s a Business? – Weekly Money Quote… ...
Posted: Jul 03 2017 @ 11:02 AM
Here are links to several of my favorite recent articles on personal finance and life. One of my favorite topics is money and happiness and all of these articles touch on that theme in an interesting way. Enjoy: If You Had to Choose by Taylor Milam at The Freedom From Money My 19 year old daughter is just beginning to write her financial story. Thankfully she values my opinion and often comes ...
Posted: Jul 01 2017 @ 1:17 PM
Related Posts: Dream or Goal? – Weekly Money Quote (June 19, 2017) Buy the Haystack – Weekly Money Quote (June 13, 2016) Don’t Try to Time the Market – Weekly Money… Giving is Fun – Weekly Money Quote (June 6, 2016) The World is a Book – Weekly Money Quote (January 30,… ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 8:54 AM
Related Posts: Dream or Goal? – Weekly Money Quote (June 19, 2017) Buy the Haystack – Weekly Money Quote (June 13, 2016) Don’t Try to Time the Market – Weekly Money… Giving is Fun – Weekly Money Quote (June 6, 2016) The World is a Book – Weekly Money Quote (January 30,… ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 8:54 AM
The 5 Most Important Things My Dad Ever Gave Me by Lindsey Burgess at You Need a Budget (YNAB) My father taught me some wonderful lessons about money and life. One day I need to write about them. Until then, and in honor of Father’s Day last week, here is a great article by Lindsey Burgess on the most important things her father taught her. Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication by Tom ...
Posted: Jun 24 2017 @ 2:06 PM
We have been told our whole lives that “money can’t buy happiness” but few of us believe it. Indeed, if you are ever a contestant on Family Feud and the question is “What would make you happier?” you can bet the top response will be “more money.” Richard Wiseman, in his great book 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot, reports that “In survey after survey, the need for ...
Posted: Jun 23 2017 @ 8:49 AM
Related Posts: Buy the Haystack – Weekly Money Quote (June 13, 2016) Don’t Try to Time the Market – Weekly Money… Giving is Fun – Weekly Money Quote (June 6, 2016) The World is a Book – Weekly Money Quote (January 30,… What’s a Business? – Weekly Money Quote… ...
Posted: Jun 19 2017 @ 8:32 AM
Here are links to several of my favorite recent personal finance articles: Most Ordinary Americans in 2016 are Richer than Was John D. Rockefeller in 1916 by Don Bourdreaux at Café Hayek I enjoyed the fascinating thought experiment suggested by this article: “What is the minimum amount of money that you would demand in exchange for your going back to live even as John D. Rockefeller lived in 2016?” Read the article ...
Posted: Jun 17 2017 @ 2:38 PM

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