6-Week Series: Against All Odds

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The economics professor at the university was invited by the Farm Bureau to talk about finance. He thought he did a wonderful job of covering only the basics in about 45 minutes. At the end the farmer who was presiding gave his evaluation. “We would all do well to live by what the prof told us: If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.

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