(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.

Stock Prices and the Social Nature of Money (Part II)

Posted on: Sep. 28, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

In Part I, we examined that individuals are strongly affected by what others are doing.  In normal circumstances everyone examines a stock and makes an independent decision as to whether to buy or sell.  This decision though can be greatly affected by the influence of others with, for example, the result being a behavior called […]

Stock Prices and the Social Nature of Money (Part I)

Posted on: Sep. 21, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

A number of years ago, I was in Paris with my wife.  While making our way to the obligatory American tourist visit of Jim Morrison’s grave, we noticed a small restaurant that was absolutely packed with locals.  The wait would have been too long so we asked the maitre’d (in this case, it really was […]

The Great Depression Generation Had Some Things Right

Posted on: Sep. 14, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Discussing choices around what to do with money is the main focus of my occupation.  In most cases, my perspective on what choices are available compared to that of the person I am speaking with often times doesn’t jibe. This holds especially true for those in what we might call the World War II generation.  […]

Slow Money

Posted on: Sep. 7, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Most of us are familiar with the idea that buying and eating locally grown food strengthens our local economies and is healthy for ourselves and the planet. Slow food movements are also a great inspiration for those who want to go local when it comes to money, too. Plenty of places around this country and […]

   

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