Black Coffee: 'Generic Headline' (Due to Government Shut Down)

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

Don’t let my headline fool you. Unlike the US federal government, there is no shut down here at Len Penzo dot Com.

Anyway, the latest batch of current events has given me a lot to cover today,

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Black Coffee: Why The Era of 'Free Lunches' Will Soon Be Over

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

I’m still recovering from my vacation, so I am a bit behind the 8-ball this week. Let’s get right to it, shall we?

The Way-Back Machine: Past Posts Of Mine You May Have Missed

From September 2010:

21 Reasons

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Black Coffee: The Maui Wowie Edition

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The view from my lanai this week.

Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

Aloha! I’m writing this from Maui, where my main activity all week has been laying poolside and drinking a steady stream of Cuba Libres. Needless to say, because of

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Black Coffee: The National Debt -- and Why It Doesn't Phase Chuck Norris

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

My mom and dad, as well as the Honeybee’s folks will be coming over for dinner today.

Don’t worry — there won’t be any scenes out of something you might see in Meet the Fockers. Our parents’

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Black Coffee: Guess Which Stock Market Index Is Up 212% This Year

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

A few years ago I started drinking at least two big glasses of fruit juice every day. My juice of choice is grape, but I will occasionally stray from the reservation and enjoy a pineapple-orange-banana blend,

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Black Coffee: Summer Is Still Here, But It's Christmas at Costco

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

Can you believe the end of summer is almost here? It seems like it was only yesterday that it was just getting started.

I guess that just goes to show that life really is like a roll

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Black Coffee: You Can't Eat Federal Reserve Notes (But Spinach Is OK)

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

What a week; I was out of town on a business trip that included a luncheon with the governor of New Mexico, Susana Martinez. Now get this: It turns out she’s a big fan of my

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Black Coffee: Why Every Silver Lining Has a Black Cloud

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

Let’s get right to it today.

The Way-Back Machine: Past Posts Of Mine You May Have Missed

From August 2010:

22 Signs Your College Degree Might Not Be Worth the Money – This is the time of year when

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Black Coffee: Gold, Oil, Housing (and Tuna) Market Mysteries

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

OK, here we go …

The Way-Back Machine: Past Posts Of Mine You May Have Missed

From August 2010:

DVDs from Hell: How to Deal with ‘Unskippable’ Trailers and Ads – If you’re like me and hate DVDs that

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Black Coffee: Don't Worry. Inflation Is Dead and the Economy Is Fine.

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Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance.

Let’s get right to it …

The Way-Back Machine: Past Posts Of Mine You May Have Missed

From December 2008:

Creating a Household Strategic Plan in 3 Easy Steps – This was one of the very first blog posts

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