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9:21 pm - Wednesday November 13, 2019

The Customary Weekly Round-Up

| Economics | Rating: 4.5
by Numan

Bloomberg taught us an important lesson in contingencies this past week. Bloomberg mistakenly reported the death of Apple chairman Steve Jobs and quickly published a 17 page summation of Steve Jobs’ life work.

All self-respecting newspapers and media companies have pre-written articles to quickly respond to expected and un-expected events. World leader biographies are all constantly updated should there be a need to quickly publish them.

Contingencies are extremely important in everyday life as well. We buy insurance, save money and have emergency funds but we also need to have a plan b and c ready for tougher or better times. Think about it…

Interesting articles from past week’s papers include:

From the Carnivals:

Carnival of Twenty Something Finances @ Living Almost Large:

Carnival of Personal Finance #167 @ Broke Grad Student:

More from fellow personal finance bloggers:

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