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rxwine
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May 25th, 2023 at 8:42:31 AM permalink
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a father and son have been caught and jailed in a decades long $20 million lottery scam

they bought winning tickets at a discount from other scammers who actually won and wanted to avoid paying taxes on their winnings

they then claimed the winning tickets themselves and claimed phony offsetting losses on their tax returns


.https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/23/us/massachusetts-father-son-lottery-sentencing/index.html

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Just my personal preference, perhaps as I use the misc thread quite a bit, but I usually like to put anything gambling related in its own thread. I figure it fits the site theme.
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May 26th, 2023 at 8:43:58 AM permalink
How to retire well, in three easy steps.

1) Spend less than you make.
2)Always be looking to make more money
3) Invest. You save for things; you invest to build wealth.

If there was a fourth step I'd say Remember there is no such thing as a free lunch. The nice folks at the credit card companies are not your friends, and those free flights come at a cost.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
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May 26th, 2023 at 8:49:11 AM permalink
(4?) Donít spend years living or working near a superfund site while working on 1-3? At least 1 in 6 people do, 3/4 of them still arenít cleaned up.
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May 26th, 2023 at 10:00:13 AM permalink
4 might be "Don't be allergic to work."
May the cards fall in your favor.
rxwine
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May 26th, 2023 at 10:33:56 AM permalink
How do you retire at 20, live well and have fun until 40, and then work until you're elderly, then die. That's what I was more interested in.

A bit too late for that plan though I'm afraid
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May 26th, 2023 at 5:05:34 PM permalink
Just saw a video predicting their demise of McDonald's. 700 restaurants are insolvent and another 1600 may close because the minimum FF wage may go up to $22.50/hr in CA and VA. Some of these meal combos are getting over the $15 price point too. Buy expensive houses, expect expensive help.
Another video says to expect food prices to go up by at least 50% this summer over last summer, with some foods doubling in price.
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May 30th, 2023 at 3:38:16 AM permalink
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Elizabeth Holmes starts her prison sentence today

she is one of the highest profile tech entrepreneurs to ever get jailed

her scam coupled tech with medicine - a device she falsely claimed could detect hundreds of diseases with just a few drops of blood

for a while and even after the charges she was a hero to some women who referred to themselves as "Holmies"


https://www.npr.org/2023/05/30/1178728092/elizabeth-holmes-prison-sentence-theranos-fraud-silicon-valley

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May 30th, 2023 at 8:08:22 AM permalink
Subway had some good coupons until recently: three foot long subs for less than $20.00.
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May 30th, 2023 at 8:53:39 AM permalink
Quote: lilredrooster

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Elizabeth Holmes starts her prison sentence today

she is one of the highest profile tech entrepreneurs to ever get jailed

her scam coupled tech with medicine - a device she falsely claimed could detect hundreds of diseases with just a few drops of blood

for a while and even after the charges she was a hero to some women who referred to themselves as "Holmies"


https://www.npr.org/2023/05/30/1178728092/elizabeth-holmes-prison-sentence-theranos-fraud-silicon-valley

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Her story never made any sense but everyone was afraid to say they couldn't see the spectacular rainments she was wearing.
Finally, someone noticed the Emperess had no clothes. She certainly inspired some people- the clown from CYDY comes to mind.
Just fake it until you can take it.
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rxwine
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May 30th, 2023 at 9:03:45 AM permalink
Prison rules are, she has to work a job and will make between 12 and 40 cents an hour.
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