(noun, etymology Dutch from ‘boedel’: estate, possession, inheritance, stock.). 1. Crowd, pack, lot, as in ‘the whole boodle.’ 2. a. Counterfeit money b. Money acquired or spent illegally or improperly, particularly when used in bribery for political purposes. 3. Slang for money in general.

Trust Fall

Posted on: Aug. 31, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

A trust fall is a trust-building game in which a person deliberately allows himself to fall, relying on another person to catch him. The game begins with the “catcher” crossing her arms in front of her chest, then extending them to grab the “faller,” who must fall while keeping his back to the catcher. Go […]

Money Songs

Posted on: Aug. 24, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise

What’s your theme song when it comes to money? Is it “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers (“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em*…know when to walk away, know when to run…”)? John Lee Hooker’s “But Your Lovin’ Don’t Pay My Bills.” Or is it “Money” by Pink Floyd (“Money, […]

When To Hold ‘Em and When To Fold ‘Em

Posted on: Aug. 17, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Advice, General

Advice for Aspiring Artists In June of 1929, American artist Charles Burchfield made a profound decision.  He had been earning a living doing wallpaper designs, but the work was making him ill.  Physically ill.  It would not have been so rigorous if it was just the designing he had to do, but his company also […]

Then and Now

Posted on: Aug. 10, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

How the Economic Crisis Affected How I Work and Think as a CFP® When I first entered the financial services industry, I operated under the assumption that I could best serve my individual clients by understanding their particular situations and helping them attain their particular goals.  This included trying to protect them from poor decisions […]

Is Time Money?

Posted on: Aug. 3, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Think of all the products designed to save you time, such as pre-grated cheese and pre-washed lettuce, phones with speed dial, or that handy grill cheese iron from Ronco™. How many of these do you buy?  How much time do you think they save you in a day?  Do you use technology as a reflection […]

   

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