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Entries by Don McNay from 07/2011

Running a Business With Dreams But No Money

| Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

If someone has a service you value, offer your expertise instead of cash. You will be stunned at how often the offer is accepted. Most businesses are more eager to pay in services or products than to write a big check.

The Peril of Prejudging Your Customers

| Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

One of my friends is one of the most successful medical malpractice attorneys in the United States. He and his wife decided they needed a new bed. He rolled out of bed on a Saturday, unshaven and in old clothes, and went to a furniture store.

I'm Getting Married, Despite What Dr. Neil Warren Says

| Posted 07.09.2011 | Divorce

The Huffington Post headline said, "On Second Thought, Don't Get Married." I am glad I am not listening to the author, Dr. Neil Clark Warren, the fou...

The Path Towards Wealth Without Wall Street

| Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

Like many, I am angry. Washington and Wall Street are tied at the hip and spend most of the time talking to each other. They have social and economic connections and media outlets devoted to promoting their philosophies.

Making It in the World of Self-Employment

| Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

Being self-employed is good for people who need, or want, to work outside the nine-to-five world, even if it's temporary. Self-employment is not often about financing a start-up company and making the INC 500. It is often about making a living at something you enjoy.

Legalized Loan Sharks

| Posted 07.29.2011 | Business

"Financial reform" is a boon for people in the payday loan business. When people fall out of the world of traditional banking, they are still going to need bank-like services. Payday lenders will be in position to fill the gap.