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Patrick Russo
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Attended Mercer University
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"People in a contract provide one another services, but people in a covenant delight in offering gifts."
The social fabric needs to be rewoven for the 21st century.
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Legislation designed to keep kids safe have good intentions, but the more formal (and further from the family/community) it gets, the less effective it becomes.

Nosy neighbors are better safeguards than national politicians.
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"If we recognize that they are recent and historically relative, we might begin to imagine a world beyond denominations, or, what amounts to the same, a world where denominations don't matter anymore."
Are denominations inevitable?
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Can doing nothing really save you money?

"‘Doing nothing’ in certain circumstances could save you a great deal of money in the long run – when you are in a better position to scratch that spending itch."
Many financial crossroads can create an itch to spend money when leaving it in savings could actually be the better option. Motivations like fear and envy can create the itch, but so can the urge to simply do something when you have the opportunity, as opposed to doing what feels like nothing. Stockpiling money in... Read More
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This new Rent vs. Buy interactive from the +The New York Times is the most intuitive and encompassing tool I've seen to date. It considers tax implications, as well as the opportunity costs of choosing one way or another in a given economy.
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Stop the entropy caused by bad financial habits! Thank you, +Generations FCU, for publishing!
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“Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.” 

-Antonin Scalia
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"You build your career by building on your strengths, but you improve your character by trying to address your weaknesses."
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"...the gridiron was Tebow’s church, a stage from which his action-packed sermons could be heard around the world."
He prayed. He won. And then he disappeared. Will we ever see Tim Tebow in the NFL again?
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Why don't more buyer's agents use a similar algorithm to help find their clients the best deal?
Residential real estate is becoming the next frontier for speed-based investing
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My review of a new theory in behavioral economics that suggests language may be the culprit of low savings rates.
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In case you are still awaiting (or haven't spent) your tax refund yet...

"Refunds are not winning lottery tickets"
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Community Outreach and Strategic Development
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  • DepositAccounts.com
    Community Outreach & Strategic Development, 2012 - present
  • Founders Investment Banking
    Business Development, 2012 - 2012
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“The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God’s paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle – and not lose it.” - Chesterton
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  • Mercer University
    Political Science, 2003 - 2007
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