Vicki Robin

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Crunching the Numbers

In Uncategorized on December 23, 2008 at 8:12 PM

For savers brave enough to review their recent investment statements, it has been a lost decade. With the booms and busts we have all lived through, money you invested in the stock market has earned you nothing, or less, in the past ten years. If it were not for the tax benefit you receive when investing in your 401k or 403b, many would have been better off keeping their money under their mattresses. Read the rest of this entry »

Now in vogue: Saving… says Standard and Poors!

In Uncategorized on December 22, 2008 at 3:47 PM

Savings? You heard it here first. Well, you heard it from Your Money or Your Life – again and again. Stand still long enough and the world does come back to your door. Saving money – living within your means – is making a comeback. For me it never left, but Read the rest of this entry »

Madoff and Chinese Laundries

In Uncategorized on December 19, 2008 at 6:33 AM

Someone pointed out the irony of the name Made-Off, as in he made off with your money. Joe Dominguez warned again and again about amateurs putting their money in the stock market, especially when a broker or your brother Harry says he has a “sure thing.” He used to tell a story Read the rest of this entry »

If it sounds too good to be true….

In Uncategorized on December 17, 2008 at 4:55 AM

Bernard Madoff was a financial advisor to the rich and famous. He and his firm managed billions of dollars for high net worth clients as well as multi national corporations and many well known foundations. He was arrested last week … Read the rest of this entry »

Lift off

In Uncategorized on December 13, 2008 at 6:53 PM

My community here on Whidbey Island blew a big gust of wind in my sails on Thursday. 75 people filled Thomas Berry Hall at the Whidbey Institute to hear my stories about Joe and the seminar and the book and my decade of work trying to pry Americans fingers off the “joy stick” of consumerism. I stepped onto the stage and started to cry – oh well. Read the rest of this entry »

O Magazine in January

In Background on December 9, 2008 at 11:51 PM

There, that got your attention! In fact I was interviewed in October for the January issue of O (and here’s the result). The O writer asked why the new edition and I thought my answer would be a fine first post on this new blog where Read the rest of this entry »

Video: Vicki Robin on the new Your Money or Your Life

In Videos on December 2, 2008 at 10:15 PM

By: Vicki Robin

In this video, I give an overview of the Your Money or Your Life program, the new book edition, and this website.

Check out more videos from us and from readers who have experience with the Your Money or Your Life program!

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