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Brent Esplin

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

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Location:
Taylorsville, Utah, United States
Age:
50s
Race:
White
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Male
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Accountant
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Links to several of my favorite recent articles on money and life: It has been a wild ride in the stock markets the last couple of weeks. Although markets have gained back over half of what they lost, they did lose more than 10% from previous highs, making this an official correction. This is in…Related Posts:Hamburgers, Socks, & Stocks: What Should You do When…Micawber’s Favorites – December 16, 2017Micawber’s Favorites ...
Posted: Feb 18 2018 @ 8:27 PM
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Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 7:50 PM
There is an old story about two colleagues talking during a break at work. One of them is a smoker and the other one isn’t. The nonsmoker asks the smoker how long he has been smoking. Between puffs he replies, “About a pack a day for 30 years.” The nonsmoker, obviously a personal finance nerd,…Related Posts:Having Trouble Saving For Retirement' Try This Reasonable…Traditional or Roth' Which is the Best Tool ...
Posted: Feb 08 2018 @ 3:02 AM
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Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:13 PM
Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves to do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart…Related Posts:Heart Trouble – Weekly Money Quote (September 17,…The Secret Keyhole: Unlocking the Door to HappinessFireflies, ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 8:04 AM
Links to several of my favorite recent articles on money and life: This week we will close the books on 2017 and get a fresh start on the new year. Why 2017 Was the Best Year Ever by Nicholas Kristof at The New York Times The media focuses so much on the negative that we…Related Posts:Micawber’s Favorites – December 16, 2017Micawber’s Favorites – January 13, 2018Micawber’s Favorites – October 14, ...
Posted: Jan 21 2018 @ 4:16 PM
Every story needs a hero. One of the commencement speakers when I received a master’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University in 2001 was entrepreneur, businessman, educator, and religious leader James W. Ritchie. I still remember a story he told that day. The story occurred when he was supervising a church youth activity. They…Related Posts:Happy Money: Principle Three – Buy Time“What About September Moons'” A Gratitude Story &…The Secret ...
Posted: Jan 20 2018 @ 2:02 AM
Links to several of my favorite recent articles on money and life: The theme of the articles I have chosen to highlight this week is making your own plan, running your own race, and avoiding comparisons with others. Avoid the Comparison Trap and Run Your Own Race by Jeff Goins at Goinswriter.com Social media makes…Related Posts:Micawber’s Favorites – December 9, 2017Micawber’s Favorites – June 3, 2017Micawber’s Favorites – May 6, ...
Posted: Jan 14 2018 @ 12:23 AM
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Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 3:16 PM
Links to several of my favorite recent articles on money and life: Forget the Global Economy, This Should Be Your First Focus by Andrew at Family Money Plan This article is a great reminder that personal finance is personal, and that your focus should be on your personal economy. The most important reason for this…Related Posts:Hitting the IRA Jackpot With Health Savings AccountsMicawber’s Favorites – September 16, 2017Micawber’s Favorites – ...
Posted: Jan 06 2018 @ 9:05 PM

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