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  • One thing that separates humankind from the animals is our ability to learn from past mistakes. We've all heard the famous quote from (I believe) Edmund Burke "Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.? But sometimes I wonder if we don't take it seriously.   Take for instance an a...
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    Just a quick notes I'd like to thank all of you who sent in emails explaining why you take an interest in your personal finance when so many others avoid the topic. The answers were helpful. The most common answer was that you had seen hard times before and didn't want to repeat the experience. We'l...
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    I've been doing this for 35 years and some things still baffle me. Many are irrelevant, but a few are important.   For instance, why is it that otherwise intelligent people fail to plan their finances? I've seen doctors and lawyers who couldn't read their bank statement. Or teachers who didn'...

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