“You Can’t Ride The Tour de France on Mineral Water”

Jacques Anquetil, five time Tour de France winner

Although this is a financial blog, I’ve been tempted to give my views on Lance Armstrong’s recent plight against the allegations that he used performance enhancing drugs.

But then I read Eugene Robinson’s article in the Washington Post.

He says exactly what I wanted to say…but he does a better job than I could.

The part that might resonate with you, my financial friends, is where Robinson suggested that U.S. tax payers are wasting their money, going after Armstrong.

What about hunting down some of those responsible for the financial crisis instead? That might set a much better precedent.

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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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1 Response

  1. Kevin says:

    Well, everyone is responsible for the financial crisis in a sense, but if you want to go back to the root, well, the culprits are already in plain sight. 😛

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