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The Art of Money Getting -- PT Barnum
Old 07-29-2005, 04:37 PM   #1
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The Art of Money Getting -- PT Barnum

Tacking on to Dan Tien's recent historical thread on Ben Franklin, I wonder if anyone here has read P.T. Barnum's book "The Art of Money Getting"?* Below is a link to it, and it's also available for download in a text file at Project Gutenburg.

http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/b...eygetting.html

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http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/wor...fk_files=19718
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Re: The Art of Money Getting -- PT Barnum
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Re: The Art of Money Getting -- PT Barnum

That is good stuff.

These ideas were critical for me getting to this point:

Avoid Debt (Lived below my means and paid credit
cards off each month)
Don't scatter your powers (I call it FOCUS)
Do It With All Your Might
Persevere

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Re: The Art of Money Getting -- PT Barnum

Despite having the reputation as a con artist, P.T. Barnum's advice is much the same as that given by gurus like Suze Orman today.
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