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Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” Part 2 – The 7 Cures for a Lean Wallet and The 5 Laws of Money

Copyright © 2007 Ed Bagley Part 1 of this 2 Part series ends the synopsis of George Clason’s book “The Richest Man in Babylon,” but Clason raises an important question: Why should so few men be able to acquire so … Continue reading

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Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” Reveals the Fastest Way to Become Financially Savvy – Part 1

Copyright © 2007 Ed Bagley George Clason’s book “The Richest Man in Babylon” reveals the fastest way to become financially savvy. It works today because money is governed today by the same laws that controlled it when prosperous men thronged … Continue reading

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Financial Predators: Vermin, Rodents and Other Insect Pests

Copyright © 2006 Ed Bagley While there are predators all around us, we generally do not think of our financial providers as predators. Typical providers we might use include banks, financial centers (the fancy name some banks call themselves today), … Continue reading

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Why Bankers and Lenders Are Not Your Friends – Part 2

Copyright © 2006 Ed Bagley I told my son that normal closing costs for a re-fi of $148,638 at 6.5% for 30 years is $2,500. Total closing costs for his $134,999 proposed loan were $5,412, only $2,912 more. So I … Continue reading

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Why Bankers and Lenders Are Not Your Friends – Part 1

Copyright © 2006 Ed Bagley The next time you go borrowing, and your friendly banker smiles as you walk into his office, be aware that you may be snookered by someone not worthy of your trust. If your banker is … Continue reading

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