(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.

Out of the Blues and Into the Black (Hey-Hey-My-My)

Posted on: Feb. 28, 2012  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

A Story of How to Optimize Children and Increase Profits I have no evidence for my conspiracy theory that my children are out to get me.  There seems to be something dastardly in their eye on the oft chance that they look at me, which is rare these days.  What would cause them to avoid […]

Flash Cash

Posted on: Feb. 14, 2012  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

Smart Currencies Revisited On June 7, 2011, I posted a blog about alternative currency movements that are springing up.  The Boodleworld site also has a resources section that covers alternatives to money.  It seems that the financial meltdown has spurned a number of new innovative forms of money.  The problem with barter systems, which is […]

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 […]

The History of the Future of Money (Part II)

Posted on: Aug. 16, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

The Story of I, We, and IT continued The history of homo-economicus has always been about a battle between the I and the We.  For each side, the IT has always been about equality.  The I’s want equality of prospects for individuals to have the freedom to pursue the goals and motivations without government getting […]

The Story of I, We, and It

Posted on: Aug. 9, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: General

The History of the Future of Money (Part I) Before this Little Piggy went to market, there was a big ol’ hairy Rat that took all his money and started a race.  This was a grand race, called the It-diderod which most everyone called by the diminutive of It.  The further that the race progressed, […]

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 […]

Meaning Money

Posted on: Feb. 1, 2011  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

FADE IN: INT. – HIGHRISE-BASEMENT OFFICE – DAWN BUGS BUNNY OF MONEY Here is a twisted syllogism: Money is social Reality is a social construction Therefore, money is reality. RATIONAL ECONO-SAPIEN Huh?  Money is just a form of exchange.  I know how much I have in my wallet and can read what it says on […]

Have you Ever Dreamt You Were Asleep?

Posted on: Dec. 21, 2010  |  By: Ronnie Kahn  |  Category: Boodle-cise, General

Tom is in charge of holding the balloons for his daughter’s party.  The sun is going down.  He looks up and notices a single balloon moving across the sky like a satellite.  The balloon gets smaller and smaller and farther and farther away.  He is the only one who sees the balloon. When starting a […]

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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