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J. David Stein
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On Episode 193 we look at how planning helps us avoid catastrophic errors while maintaining flexibility and margins of safety allow us to thrive even if our plans don’t work out.

https://moneyfortherestofus.com/193-plan-life-unpredictable/
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Does increasing the minimum wage help or harm workers and businesses? Find out in Episode 189 of Money For the Rest of Us podcast.

https://moneyfortherestofus.com/189-minimum-wage-raised/
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This week on the podcast respond to a listener's concern who feels like she and her husband have a "horrible looming shadow over [their] heads having over $40k in student debt." They want to know if they should continue to save 15% to 17% of their income or focus more on paying off their student debt. Great question. How do we know when to pay down debt and when to invest?

https://moneyfortherestofus.com/188-pay-debt-invest/
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New podcast episode: 187: Do You Have Dollars and Sense? - https://moneyfortherestofus.com/187-dollars-sense/

Do you use opportunity costs as your measure to decide whether to buy something or do you fall into the mental traps of anchoring, mental accounting and confirmation bias? Featuring the new book Dollars and Sense by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler.
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This week on the Money For the Rest of Us podcast we explore why paying taxes has very little to do with funding the federal government. We also analyze the potential impact of the U.S. tax reform on households, businesses and the economy.



https://moneyfortherestofus.com/186-pay-taxes/
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This week on the Money For the Rest of Us podcast we explore debt crises such as those suffered by Greece, Portugal and the state of Illinois. We see how they are similar and how they are different. https://moneyfortherestofus.com/185-u-s-states-just-like-greece/
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This week on the Money For the Rest of Us podcast Episode 184 we look at why technology and automation eliminates jobs but doesn’t increase the level of unemployment even though for more than 50 years that has been the worry.

https://moneyfortherestofus.com/184-massive-job-losses-inevitable-will-still-work/
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New podcast episode: How to invest in commercial real estate with REITs and direct transactions on crowdfunding real estate sites. https://moneyfortherestofus.com/183-invest-commercial-real-estate/
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This week on the Money For the Rest of Us podcast we explore whether tulip mania that led to a tulip bulb bubble in the 17th century has parallels to what is occurring with Bitcoin today.

https://moneyfortherestofus.com/182-tulipmania-just-like-bitcoin/
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This week on the Money For the Rest of Us podcast we look at the economic impact of illegal immigration. https://moneyfortherestofus.com/181-illegal-immigration-help-hurt-economy/
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