Year: 2006

Fellow believers

The core meme of this blog is a bit unusual, if only because it goes against the grain of so much of the conventional wisdom. So when there’s an exception, it jumps out. I just today came across this blog

External Validation

OK. If you are really thinking about CreditCardVC, if you are really thinking that you should take your idea and fund it yourself, there are a few things that you need to have. Most of them are listed in the

Mark does it again

I haven’t been posting much lately — frankly I’ve gone a little soft on the concept. Should I really be telling people to load up on credit card debt just before Christmas? Seems like a way to drive financial ruin.

Free Your TV; Do not pay for cable!

Part of the Credit Card VC ethos, of course, is not spending money in the first place. That’s the thin thread I’m using to insert this meme into this blog. One way to save a small pile of money every

Connections

Sometimes I see connections between items that aren’t commonly seen. Sometimes this makes me seem brilliant, and sometimes people look at me like I’m Jerry Fletcher. For instance today I wrote one blog comment on Mark Cuban’s blog that made

Wobbly

OK, I hate to admit it, but I’m getting a bit wobbly. I’m all alone out there right now and the wolves are howling. It would be so nice to cuddle up in the warm embrace of some VC, or

Google Stinkum

OK, this blog will be about more than just the core topic (inspiration for entrepreneurs going it alone) and Google video and Mark Cuban’s commentary, but this is just too fetid not to comment about. There’s also a large and

Drugs!

The more I think about this drug analogy for credit cards, the more apt it seems. Sure, credit cards are legal, and the credit card companies — just like drug dealers — do whatever they can to get you what

Catholic Guilt

Look, I’m a Catholic, and so I tend to feel guilty about a lot of stuff. I’m starting to feel a bit guilty about being the only one on the public square in favor of credit card debt. Every expert

Sunday Nights

The job of an entrepreneur is not clear, there are no defined job descriptions, or whatever. But boiled down, your job is to worry about everything, and then act on the things that are the most worrying. So, when do

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