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Challenging Happiness – Exploring the Irony of Human Nature

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 4:06 | Career, Philosophy, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

The irony of human nature – anxiety for those that have everything and depression for those that have nothing The human state of mind has been cleverly characterized by someone to be either anxiety or depression. It seems that either you have attained what you desire and you are constantly afraid of losing it or […]

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Behavioral Finance in Everyday Life – The Lottery as a Case Study

Saturday, 31 January 2009, 3:33 | Book Reviews, Investing, Psychology, Risk Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

Is lottery a tax on stupidity or are our flawed psychologies playing another trick on us? My wife and I usually enjoy strolls around our neighborhood on weekends, especially on sunny winter days. We live in the city and in our last stroll I kept noticing lottery advertisements everywhere as if they were beckoning to […]

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My Recent Experience with a Manic-Depressive Stock Market (One Wife and Three Lessons Learned)

Friday, 26 September 2008, 16:13 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

That past couples of weeks required considerable restraint on my part. Everyday brought with it what seemed to be endless opportunities to buy low and sell high. The temptation of making a quick profit off the mass hysteria that engulfed us and the markets was at a peak. I sms’ed the same generic message to […]

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Outsourcing Our Chores – Do We Overvalue Our Spare Time?

Friday, 29 August 2008, 9:07 | Uncategorized | 0 Comment
by Numan

Outsourcing chores to free up more spare time is a good idea but more often than not laziness is the real reason while the spare time just generates more expenses I just finished cleaning my house. I try my best to thoroughly clean it at least once a week. There’s something about starting the weekend […]

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What to Shop for in the Stock Market in Times of Recession?

Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 6:06 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Yesterday I wrote about collateral damage and overshooting. Obviously some stocks got devalued for no just reason what so ever. Can we hunt down these opportunities? My recommendation was, and still is, no. However, there are sectors which have proven in the past to be more resilient and even suitable for times of recession and […]

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