Category: Don McNay

Life Lessons From Lawyers, Journalists and 10 Years As A Columnist

Life Lessons From Lawyers, Journalists and 10 Years As A Columnist

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I did it for me. I liked it. I was good at it. And I was alive.” – Walter White, “Breaking Bad” “People, you’ve got the power over what we do.” – Jackson Browne I have little in common with Walter White, the chemistry teacher turned drug lord in Breaking Bad, but the line about [...]

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Books Without Wall Street

Books Without Wall Street

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Next week will be the last of my syndicated columns. My primary focus will be running an innovative book publishing company.

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Making Washington Listen To Main Street

Making Washington Listen To Main Street

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

As I near the end of my ten years as a syndicated financial columnist, my goal has been to give people common sense financial insights.

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James Street The All-American Settlement Planner

James Street The All-American Settlement Planner

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

For 20 years, my definition of a true Texan has been James Street. Fun with boundless ambition and the ultimate competitor.

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Keen Babbage: The Flip Side of  Breaking Bad’s Walter White

Keen Babbage: The Flip Side of Breaking Bad’s Walter White

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Keen Babbage is a middle-age, extremely intelligent high school teacher who found out that he had stage four cancer.

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Life Lessons About Creating Wealth

Life Lessons About Creating Wealth

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

My approach toward wealth changed in 1992 when I went to a Vanderbilt University alumni meeting and heard William Spitz, the college’s treasurer, give a talk about his book, “Get Rich Slowly: Building Your Financial Future Through Common Sense.”

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Why You Shouldn’t Give Your Child Money Before Age 27

Why You Shouldn’t Give Your Child Money Before Age 27

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

I see people make the same mistakes over and over.

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The Yoko Ono Factor

The Yoko Ono Factor

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Prejudice and bias exist in the business world. There are some deep-seated prejudice and bias that cannot be explained with rational argument, thought or action.

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November 5: My Last Waltz as a Newspaper Columnist

November 5: My Last Waltz as a Newspaper Columnist

| August 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

This November will mark my 10th year as a weekly newspaper columnist.

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November 5: My Last Waltz as a Newspaper Columnist

November 5: My Last Waltz as a Newspaper Columnist

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

This November will mark my 10th year as a weekly newspaper columnist.

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