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On Umbrellas, Safety Belts and Life Insurance



I believe a thing’s true importance is most evident when you need it but don’t have it. Take the umbrella. It’s nice to have when it’s raining but if I have to be out in the rain without one, I’m not going to melt. At the other end of the spectrum – the safety belt. Nearly 63,000 lives…

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Talking Money in a Taxi Cab



I’ve talked about money with many people in many places: street corners, waiting rooms, the occasional bar, and the dressing room at the now-defunct Loehmann’s (sigh) come to mind. Talking about money in taxis – as I recently spent a couple of days doing along with some top notch…

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