(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.

Financial Fairness Fridays

Posted on: Feb. 19, 2014  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Advice, Boodle-cise, General

Only You Can Save Us from Catastrophe Perhaps you have heard about Moral Mondays (MM).  The folks in North Carolina take Monday as a day to restore fairness in government and social justice.  Now that these activists have begun to stimulate our consciousness into action, it is time to add another day to the social […]

Boodle-ization

Posted on: Dec. 11, 2012  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Advice, General

Global Principles for a Healthy World The chip stack leader in a poker game can afford to throw their weight around.  They can play average hands and force others with average hands to retreat and they can challenge good hands and force others with good hands to fold as they play to the fear that […]

The Age Old Tales of Fools Gold and How I Took Candy From A Baby

Posted on: Jan. 10, 2012  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

Exercise:  What have you done in your life that was done for money but felt wrong since you believed that you didn’t have a better choice? As each person ages, we must decide at what point do we apply the label “old” to ourselves.  Like becoming rich, there is not one point when you are […]

Occupy New Mind

Posted on: Oct. 18, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

This was a sign from the Occupation movement in Los Angeles.  The top of the sign reads “15 years ago we had” (Photo by Harlin Kahn) When the Arab Spring populist movement came about, it was not only about changing the type of government but also about jobs.  This translates to a demand for a […]

I, Me, Yours (Money 3.0)

Posted on: Mar. 15, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

In order to make money work better for everyone, you have to be a selfish collaborator.  It may sound like an oxymoron but let’s start by digging deeper into money’s past.  In Money 1.0, meaning the original version of money’s introduction into the world, money’s use had to become widespread and those using it had […]

Pay the Man

Posted on: Feb. 22, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

I saw something that I hadn’t seen in quite some time.  I saw the carpet on the floor of my son’s room.   He had, get this parents, cleaned his room of his own volition.  Now as parenting battles go, we had lost this one a long time ago only to try and win the greater […]

A Simple Story in Black and White

Posted on: Jan. 25, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Let me take you back to a simpler time.  There were protests, riots, war, assassinations, sex, and drugs.  Of course, I am referring to the sixties and seventies.  Some people confuse the word simple with innocent.  While the fifties might have been innocent, most of us would not consider the sixties as simple. As individuals […]

How to Make Money Work for Everyone: The Birth of a Website

Posted on: Nov. 16, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

A gaggle of articles, blogs, books, and talk shows are honking statistics that show the widening disparity between the super rich and the rest of us. We hear about the increase in poverty, and about our collective lack of healthcare or, for those that do have care, our inability to afford it, among more gloomy […]

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 […]

Ronnie’s Top Ten

Posted on: Jul. 6, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

If I were David Letterman, this list of top ten Do’s and Don’ts about money might be a little more snide—snider? As I yam what I yam, it is instead my sincere effort to distill my ideas into a handy list form. So, here goes, my top ten Money Do’s and Don’ts. I guess there’s […]

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