Monthly Archives: June 2002

Size Matters

During my 20’s, I spent a lot of time hanging around a karate school in Boston. One guy I remember well was another student, named Matt. A cheerful, bifocal-wearing, 40 year old college music teacher, Matt couldn’t have been more than 5′ 2″ tall. If someone invited you to pick out a student that you’d like to fight, you’d take one look at him and your decision would be made. I can tell you first hand that it would have […] Click to read more…

 

Tales Of Infidelity

I got a call earlier in the week from a very polite man who, after identifying himself as a Fidelity employee named Jim, asked if we could talk for a few minutes about my financial future. He had my account information in front of him, and wanted to review some important questions,such as. . . “Are you comfortable with the amount of money you have set aside for retirement?. . . Are you paying too much in taxes?” . . […] Click to read more…