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This Week in Consumerism Commentary History

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Last year, I was talking about the following around this time:

My net worth as of July 2005: $33,506 (although revised calculations put it at $33,282). This was back when I was allowed to work overtime for more money.

I agreed with Bill Frist on an issue regarding drug companies’ advertisements.

Here are seven reasons to fire your financial advisor.

The utilization of certain aspects of lexicon bother me to no end. This is what I like to call the business lexicon of evil.

Here is some information about your best friend, the emergency fund.

I was busy money blogging two years ago, as well. In August 2004, I informed my readers about the new nickel design.

Here are the median net worth numbers for different age groups back in August 2004. How well did you stack up back then?

Guess what! I was blogging here in 2003, as well. I wrote about the trend towards longer auto loans and predicted a crash in real estate. I also noted that millionaires were falling on hard times. Poor, poor millionaires.

I hope you enjoyed this look back in Consumerism Commentary history. Stay tuned next week for more.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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