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My Number is Black 17!

When I go to the casino, it’s by invitation only, usually for a birthday or some other celebration. Otherwise, it’s not somewhere I usually go.  Do I gamble when I do go? Absolutely! But I have a set amount of money with me. I know how much I’m risking and I take steps to assess… View Article

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What Green Beer Can Teach You About Your Retirement

Sometimes, we try something and end up loving it. Other times, we try something only to confirm that it leaves a bitter taste in our mouth. Alcohol is the latter for me. One year, my wife and I drank green beer for St. Patrick’s Day. Based on the photo alone, you might think I enjoy… View Article

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Family and Finances

During the last week of December, I sit down to compare my life now to my life a year ago. I look at my investments and examine the good, the bad, and the ugly. I look ahead and ask myself, “What will happen in the financial future?” and, “What might change the track that I’m… View Article

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