February 26, 2019

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One of the stories that continues to jump out to me even months after recording it was about how badly Choose the Nickel guest Kevin Harrman wanted to be an astronaut. Kevin's height eventually got in the way. Growing past that 6'1" marker—the maximum height of the day—at the ag...

February 12, 2019

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I've mentioned a few times on this blog that my six-year-old daughter had fallen victim to the claw machine at Walmart. I've agonized over her willingness to throw dollar after dollar of her allowance money at a box that never gives anything in return. I've scoured for a...

February 5, 2019

Every now and then, I find myself revisiting a timeless question that I'm pretty sure Hamlet must have asked himself every morning before shaving: "To beard or not to beard." I'm currently leaning towards growing the beard, if my current mug is any indication.

It's a struggle because, on the one...

January 16, 2019

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In the spirit of the KonMari craze that seems to have overtaken Netflix and everything else, Christina and I have been decluttering our home. I guess we're supposed to get rid of everything that doesn't "spark joy," which is why our office file drawers were the perfect place...

January 3, 2019

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It was my birthday earlier last year when a former colleague of mine sent me word that Beth Kobliner was going to promote her new book at a nearby library. I'll admit that I hadn't heard of Kobliner at that point, but given that the title of her book...

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We draw out the childhood lessons of success and failure of today's leaders in business and entertainment. These leaders' stories and advice inspire us as parents to prepare our children to navigate the complex world of money and business. Choose the Nickel invites you to listen to our podcast and explore our suggestions of how you can more passionately engage your children about their futures.


November 2, 2018

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