Category: genius-2

The $2 Bill and Financial Literacy – A Lesson from my Father and Mass Mutual

April 20, 2017

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My father’s 77th birthday would have been today if he were still alive. I’m not trying to bring you to a more somber place right out of the gate, but wanted to share that information because the bulk of my financial education came from my father and mother and involved […]
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Using Technology to Cover Events – #FutureSmart Challenge

March 28, 2017

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Using new technology to capture photos and social media info at the FutureSmart Challenge. It's going to be financial education for kids presented at TD Garden in Boston.
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Soundtrack of My Life Right Now – Music Soothes and Energizes

September 16, 2016

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When I talk about music with people I usually begin the conversation by saying I’m musically inept. From my time as a trumpet player and my more recent foray into banjo, I’ve been an abject failure. Further, my music appreciation runs the gamut from songs by Wham to a lot […]
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Happy Right Where You Are – Mental Travel via the 52 Lists Project

September 8, 2016

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I’m participating in a weekly writing exercise with my wife. The writing prompts or topics – 52 of them – are varied, but each one is crafted to make you think. With this third post (the other two are in the Reflections and the Social Media blogs), I’m challenged to […]
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The 42 Lists Project – Guess What This List Denotes

August 30, 2016

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I was going to title this post “Listing to One Side” but that wasn’t as clear as the SEO-friendly title I used. Regardless, on with the content… When crafting a list, I get caught up in the symmetry of numbers. Instead of a list with two, four or six items, […]
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Energized? Yes and No.

August 22, 2016

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As an exercise, my wife and I decided to occasionally write blog posts using a book called the 52 Lists Project. Somewhere in the middle of this book is the list for this week and for as long as it holds our attention, we’ll add a post a week with […]
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