Mad Money Machine

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Supporter Discount until Wednesday Night: Only 0.06BTC!

Have up to four lines of text read on the next episode of the Mad Money Machine for only 0.06BTC! Act now, this is a limited time offer!!! Click the Donate button or click HERE.

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Sun, June 1 2014 » Announcements, Bitcoin, Blog » Comments Off

Supporter vs. Tipper

Mad Money Machine needs show supporters to keep the operation running. Clicking the Donate button at the right of this page takes you to BitPay where the minimum donation amount is 0.1 BTC. This entitles you to enter your name and some text that I will read on the next episode of the show. If [...]

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Mon, May 19 2014 » Announcements, Bitcoin » Comments Off

MMM Moving to Fridays, Season 2 Starts May 16

In order to have weekends free, I’m moving the Mad Money Machine to a Friday release schedule. I’m targeting a 3PM Eastern time release so that you can listen on your commute back home, listen while doing chores over the weekend, or listen on your Monday morning commute. Season 2 starts with a bang this [...]

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Wed, May 14 2014 » Announcements, Blog » Comments Off

MMM Season 2 to offer Supporter Slots on the Show

I have gotten a lot of feedback from you saying you lament the end of Season 1. Many of you have also said you wished that there were some way to support the show to keep it going strong. I have figured out one possible way: I created a BitPay catalog item that allows you [...]

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Wed, April 23 2014 » Announcements, Bitcoin, Blog » Comments Off

It is Official. MMM Won!

Was notified earlier today that Mad Money Machine did indeed win the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast Contest!  Thank YOU so much everyone that listened and voted. Judging by the high quality of the other contestants, it is a real honor to be voted the winner. I spoke with Adam shortly. He congratulated me, said they [...]

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Sun, January 12 2014 » Announcements, Blog » Comments Off

WOW! I Think MMM Just Won!

It is certainly an early morning here in the Bitcoin Bunker and the blockchain hath no secrets. The Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast Contest just ended at 12:00 midnight PST, which is 3AM here on the east coast. It looks like Mad Money Machine will come out the winner.  Even though two other shows are indicating [...]

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Sun, January 12 2014 » Announcements, Bitcoin, Blog » Comments Off

I Pledge to Not Vote Myself the Prize

Less than 40 hours to go: The Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast Competition ends 3AM EST this Sunday. I’m proud to say that, at the moment, Mad Money Machine leads both in total amount (113.6 mBTC) and total number of transactions (46). But the margin of lead over the next-highest show is only 2 mBTC. That’s [...]

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Fri, January 10 2014 » Announcements, Bitcoin, Blog » Comments Off

Here’s where I’ve been: Writing a Book!

  I’ve been writing a book since last September, and it will be available for purchase on September 17, 2012. It is called “The Original Counter-Argument.” And for the subtitle you’ll need to inhale some air: “The Founders’ Case Against the Constitution and Warnings of Despotism, Adapted for the 21st Century.” Quick synopsis: I’ve taken the [...]

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Mon, May 14 2012 » Announcements, Blog » Comments Off

Lazy Portfolio Analysis

This is the home of the Mad Money Machine Lazy Portfolio Analysis. The following table shows the returns of the Lazy Portfolios from the “Investment Professionals.” They are sorted by 5-year returns ending 2011. To see the contents of each portfolio, search for the portfolio name on this page. And now a different look at [...]

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Tue, February 28 2012 » Analysis, Announcements, Blog, Portfolio Smackdown » Comments Off

I want some Bitcoins!

I gotta admit, I am intrigued by Bitcoin. I love gadgets as much as the next guy. I spent my early years programming computers and designing information systems. I also love the idea of friction-free money. And of a currency that is, possibly, hyper-inflation proof. The innovations in the Bitcoin realm are coming quickly. And since I [...]

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Thu, October 27 2011 » Announcements, Blog, Fun » Comments Off

Errata: Larimore Portfolios

I just received word that the Taylor Larimore 3 Fund and 4 Fund lazy portfolios that I have listed on this site are in error. There should only be a 3 Fund portfolio comprised of the following (and the %’s vary for individual investors): 40% Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund (VTSMX) 20% Vanguard Total [...]

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Sat, October 15 2011 » Analysis, Announcements, Portfolio Smackdown » Comments Off