Suspended Canadian Teacher Lynden Dorval On His Suspension & What’s Next (Part #2)

Lynden Dorval

On Monday, we shared with you Part #1 of our interview with Lynden Dorval, the teacher suspended for giving students grades of “zero.” If you didn’t get the chance to see Part #1, check it out here. Here is Part #2, where Lynden explains why he didn’t appeal the suspension, the tendency to think that … Read more

Conquer the Fear of Change: Mike Michalowicz Talks ‘Pumpkin Plan,’ How He Stumbled into Entrepreneurship, & What He Learned from His Mentor

Mike Michalowicz Toilet Paper Entrepreneur

  On Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Financial Bin‘s David Domzalski spoke with Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike talks about his new book debuting on July 5th, The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field, how one night of drinking too much lead to his entrepreneurial ambitions, and … Read more

Buyer’s Agency: What You Need to Know When Selecting Your Real Estate Professional

The buyer’s agent. Buyer’s agency. These are relatively new terms in real estate and most buyers entering into the market today do not know what they mean. Traditionally, the seller(s) hired an agent to represent the sale of their house — and the agent would negotiate and fight for their needs. In recent years, this … Read more

Suspended Canadian Teacher Lynden Dorval Explains the ‘No-Zero’ Policy (Part #1)

Lynden Dorval

By now, you have probably heard about the case of Lynden Dorval, the Canadian teacher suspended for giving students grades of zero. Financial Bin contacted Lynden to get his side of the story and learn more about the entire situation. Lynden was kind enough to respond to all of our questions and gave some really … Read more

Real Estate Intervention – Episode #1: Finding A Buyer’s Agent

anna domzalski buyers agent

  In Episode #1 of Real Estate Intervention, Financial Bin founder David T. Domzalski talks with Real Estate Agent and Financial Bin contributor Anna Domzalski (also his wife). Anna explains how buyers should approach hiring an agent to represent them and why you can’t simply rely on Zillow and Trulia. Anna touched on — – … Read more

Time to Buy Your Spanish Villa

By Temma Ehrenfeld NEW YORK (Reuters) – Dreaming about a summer or retirement hideaway in Spain? You aren’t the only one. Leo Sulas bought a two-bedroom apartment near Gibraltar last month for about $320,000 after looking at options in Florida and Texas. “Property taxes and maintenance would have been higher in the United States and … Read more

U.S. charitable giving approaches $300 billion in 2011

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. donations to charity rose to $298.42 billion last year, but were still $11 billion below a 2007 record as nonprofits battle through the sector’s second-slowest recovery from recession in 40 years, a study released on Tuesday said. Giving by Americans increased 4 percent in 2011 compared with … Read more

Crisis has barely begun: GLG hedge fund manager Baz

By Laurence Fletcher MONACO (Reuters) – The global financial crisis has barely started and is likely to last for at least another 15 to 20 years as major economies cut debt levels, according to Jamil Baz, one of Europe‘s most prominent hedge fund managers. Baz, chief investment strategist at GLG Partners, told the GAIM 2012 … Read more