Financial stories, books, poems, and more

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"I longed to read everything I possibly could, and the things I read in turn produced new yearnings." ?Patti Smith "The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.” ?Jordan Belfort The meaning of life… Read More
Suffering the after effects of failed banks and a forced financial bail-out, modern day Ireland can be a tough environment in which to survive. (Feedback welcome first ever submission) Read More

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Money motivates us Read More

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Sometimes we pass through life without a glance. Those around us fade to memories quicker then a blink of an eye. What happens, though, when they are gone? What happens to the mothers, the lovers, the teachers, the best friends? Even a stranger can be touched in one trivial moment… Read More

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An essay on the current economic and social crisis ravaging my home country, Greece. A tribute to the struggles and achievements of a previous generation that might show us the way. Read More
Set in glitzy Las Vegas, this mystery novel unravels two grotesque crimes. Relive the heady days of the U.S. real estate bubble when corrupt lenders – and many other players -- dealt painful fraud that led to the country’s financial bust of 2008. Look inside the mind of a Vegas… Read More
One commercial network – Nine – was taken to the brink of collapse this week and another – Ten – announced a result soaked in red ink and a program of job cuts. Coupled with the looming shadow of dramatic structural ownership changes across the industry, audience fragmentation, TV piracy… Read More
The hero is playing at being the perfect capitalist Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

October 08, 2011

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A song about the whole crisis thing Read More
Dying American Opportunity of owning your own business Read More

Book / Other

July 25, 2011

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Meet Elle and Tomomi. Elle is an 18-year-old student, in her last year of high school. She's a fragile, small girl, with no particular talents. When her and her brother were much younger, they were involved in a car wreck that tore their family apart. Now Elle struggles with money… Read More
I'm only a teenager. Why do I have to deal with the issues that my parents should be dealing with. Why am I being deprived of a childhood? Read More

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This is the story of Russell and Cassie, of Isha, Elisha and Neil, of Ellie and of Nesta. Read More
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