David Colvin

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Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 A4, Duplex Wi-Fi Scanner by Fujitsu
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great scanner!, 29 April 2014
I have a tax return preparation business and we are trying to go paperless as much as possible. We scan several thousands of pages per year. I had previosuly been using a full size HP copier/scanner with a feeder and was pretty happy with it overall, but you had to really pay attention so that it didn't suck in two (or more) pages at once, and frequently the pages scanned just slightly crooked. I saw the ScanSnap ix500 deomonstrated at a conference and it looked like it would be a great alternative. I ordered it right away. I LOVE this scanner! It is a joy to use. It is very accurate, fast, scans both sides (and knows when not to automatically). I'm always happy when I need to scan… Read more
The Seven Stages of Money Maturity: Understanding &hellip by George Kinder
This book is well worth reading for anyone who gives financial advice. It is a bit dated in some of the information, but still relevant today.
The Behaviour Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb &hellip by Carl Richards
5.0 out of 5 stars Read this book!!, 11 Feb 2013
I saw Carl give a lecture at a confrence recently and was captivated. He really nailed it with this book.

I work as a financial advisor and struggle with the fact that we can't control the equity markets, and the general advice for people without enough money is that they "need" to take on more risk to achieve their goals. But at the same time, these people can't really "afford" the risk that they need to take, and if things don't work out (or they give up on the plan when things don't go as expected, which is more likely) then they are in real trouble! I prefer to advocate lifesytyle planning, realistic expectations and increased savings if necessary. Reduce… Read more

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