Month: March 2014

Nobody Sells Their Best Idea

There’s a great new show on CNBC called “Money Talks” about a sketchy character that sells sports betting tips to unwitting “clients” who visit Vegas in the hopes of making big money.   They don’t. It’s a perfect reminder of one of the rules of capitalism: “Nobody sells their best idea.” Paying for sports betting tips

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Top 5 Financial Rip Offs

This week, we share with you our five biggest pet peeves—financial products and services that are almost always a rip off.  As a general rule, the more a product or service is pushed to you, the better it is for the seller, and the worse it is for the buyer.  In the interest of helping

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Invest In Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is all the rage.  Everyone is watching to see if this rogue, digital currency will become a bona fide alternative to dollar based transactions.  Whether it will or will not, we don’t know.  What we do know is if and how you should invest in Bitcoin to make huge amounts of money.  

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We’re Back!

The “Market Message” is back to a weekly production calendar.  It turned out that we were missed more than we imagined.  A number of you told us you liked the regular, Friday Market Message and who are we to deny our public the right to goodness! This week, we talk about five disturbing items we

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