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Larry Winget on the Housing Crisis – An Interview

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Of all the “gurus” in the world, Larry Winget has become one of my favorites. Why? Because he tells it like it is. He doesn’t sugar coat anything and he’s always cosistent. I like that. Larry’s been a busy guy lately making appearances on various TV shows and doing all the things that gurus do. […]

If I Were A Marketer…

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

I’d be taking advantage of inflation. Think about it… Yesterday I posted about how some ice cream companies are reducing the size of their products while leaving the price the same. If I owned an ice cream company that still made 1/2 gallon containers, I would film a commercial that went something like this (sorry […]

Reader-Submitted Question of the Day – Day 2

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Here’s today’s Question of the Day. This one was submitted by reader, AJ Spring. The question portion of the email is in bold but read the entire email for the context. JLP: I was blessed to have parents that wanted me to do whatever I wanted to, and as a result, I am well on […]

What Would You Do In This Situation?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Let’s do a little stock market temperment quiz. I found this in an a series of articles about Warren Buffett that was published in U. S. News & World Report last summer: …what if one stock, in particular, had seemed like a sure bet when you bought it last month. The company sells something everyone […]

GIVEAWAY: 50 Prosperity Classics

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

I received two copies of Tom Butler-Bowdon’s 50 Prosperity Classics (Affiliate Link) to give away. This book is a pretty cool idea in that it summarizes 50 of the classic books on prosperity. I have not yet had a chance to read it yet as I just got it in the mail today. If you […]

Sneaky, Sneaky Ice Cream Companies

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Well, it now looks like 1.5 quarts is the new “1/2 gallon.” Based on the information provided in the Consumerist post, that represents a 16.7% price increase! How so? Check this out: Previous Price Per Quart: $5.99 ÷ 1.75 quarts = $3.42 per quart New Price Per Quart: $5.99 ÷ 1.50 quarts = $3.99 per […]

Reader-Submitted Question of the Day – Day 1

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Over the next 11 business days, I’ll be posting reader-submitted questions of the day. This is my attempt to try to open up AFM to the readers and make it a little more interactive. Plus, it’s a great way for me to avoid having to come up with questions! Today’s question comes to us from […]

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