(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.

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 […]

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 […]

Money (A No Brainer)

Posted on: Mar. 22, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

You have thirty minutes warning before the tsunami hits, do you leave by car or on foot? You decide to run a marathon barefoot to keep down on the possibility of injury You are approaching burnout from the amount of work you put in for your own business because you just can’t seem to delegate […]

Are Your Planets Out of Line?

Posted on: Jan. 18, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

Advice for decision makers You are interviewing three candidates to find a new financial investment manager.  You ask the first prospect if: a)      (fill-in – interest rates/stocks/bonds/economy) are going to go up or down.  The potential advisor gives you a confident answer that things will be going up and good reasons to back it up.  […]

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 […]

Are Money Complaints a Habit?

Posted on: Nov. 9, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

These are tough economic times, no doubt about it.  In times like these, it’s hard to think of things to feel grateful for.  Obviously, if I compare myself to someone living in a third world country who can barely feed themself, who worries constantly about the safety of their family, or about how much the […]

What is money?

Posted on: Nov. 11, 2009  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Money has long been a source of confusion for many of us, and never more so than in recent times. Why? Money is slippery. Whatever you think money is, it isn’t. Let me show you what I mean. Set a timer for 3 minutes. Now brainstorm a list that begins “Money is__________.” You can vary […]

   

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