Conflict of Interest: When you’re earning 5% interest in a money market account and paying 18% interest on a credit card.
User’s Manual: No one knows. No one has ever read one. (Not to be confused with the well-thumbed usurer’s manuals on the shelf of every pawn shop and check cashing store in America.)
Bond Yields: Moments in the market when bonds let other bonds go first.
Face Value: The extra price you pay for a bond with an attractive certificate.
Indentures: Only old folks buy bonds, so they need indentures.
Millionaire: Someone with a net worth of $5 million or more.
Tomorrow: What to Say to Someone With $5 Million
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I went to St. Mary's Hall, an Episcopal girls' high school. I was one of six Jewish girls, and what I really wanted to do was to play the Virgin Mary in the school play. They wouldn't let me because I was Jewish. I wanted to say, Excuse me! Hello! She was Jewish!~actress Judith Light
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