(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.

Win a Chance at Influence Peddling: The Contest to “Bill Me Now”

Posted on: Nov. 19, 2013  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Your Agenda Here   The social media website TweetieBird (a thinly disguised pseudo-corporation) combined with ALEC, The American Legislative Exacerbation Council (a thinly disguised 501 organization), is sponsoring a nationwide drawing.  The lucky winner will be allowed to insert up to 140 characters, and only 140 characters, into any legislative bill of their choice.  The […]

ResurrEconomics: How to Judge Your Money Belief System

Posted on: Sep. 17, 2013  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Advice, General

A large man in a khaki security uniform came thudding toward us.  He not only sounded like a charging Rhino but he had a look on his face like he meant business.  I looked down and the little boy that I was speaking to had vanished into thin air and was simply just not there […]

Money, Memory, and Muchness

Posted on: Aug. 21, 2012  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Advice, General

A Key to the Financial Planning Lock:  “Off With Your Head!”   Alice thought to herself, “Then there’s no use in speaking.”  The voices didn’t join in this time, as she hadn’t spoken, but to her great surprise they all thought in chorus (I hope you understand what thinking in chorus means-for I must confess […]

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 […]

Your Own Personal Google

Posted on: Jul. 12, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

Reach out and search faith Your own personal Google Someone to hear your pursuit Someone who cares Feeling unknown and you’re all alone Flesh and bone by algorithm Lift up the receiver, I’ll make you a believer Take second best, put my engine to the test Things on your chest that we need to confess […]

The Ceiling Is Falling! The Ceiling Is Falling!

Posted on: Apr. 19, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

The On-Off Exercise I tried to off myself once.  It was a year of transition for my family.  I had lived my whole life on the Westside of Los Angeles but my parents had decided to move over the hill to the San Fernando Valley.  They settled on an apartment where I had to share […]

I’ve Got You Under a MisSpell

Posted on: Mar. 29, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Meet Manny Manager.  He is an all-thumbs (and way too big too), always-in-a-hurry Money Manager with no sense of humor and very little idea of what the context of any conversation is.  Being so busy, he also communicates mainly through text messages but unfortunately for his clients his phone is equipped with one of those […]

Is it Phraseworthy?

Posted on: Mar. 2, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

Did you ever want to go back in time and say some clever retort that you failed to say the first time?  There is a French phrase called l’esprit de l’escalier which translates that being on a staircase indicates that you are already about to leave which then means that the time has passed for […]

   

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