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Trump’s problem isn’t that he has bad lawyers. It’s that he’s a bad client.

“A penchant for flattery is useful in its place, but it is not an effective tool in a federal criminal investigation” writes Ken White for washingtonpost.com. These are all self-inflicted wounds; any good attorney would advise against them.A good lawyer’s loyalty lies in being ready to give plain-spoken advice that will get you fired if your client’s in the wrong mood.In fact, the federal criminal justice system depends on hubris for prosecutors to prevail when they take on the powerful. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Australia government says banking executives responsible for misconduct could face jail

“SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison warned that financial sector executives responsible for widespread breaches of corporate law could face jail, as a powerful judicial inquiry heard more evidence of misconduct by the country’s top financial institutions” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The government-backed Royal Commission into Australia’s banking sector is just a couple of months into what is expected to be a year-long investigation and public grilling of senior executives in the country’s financial sector.In further testimony to the so-called Royal Commission on Wednesday, AMP executives admitted…

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Jerome Bettis offers contract advice to Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers

“Bettis was traded to Pittsburgh in 1996 and rekindled what ultimately became a Hall of Fame career” writes unknown author for thedailyjournal.com. That basically sums up the advice Jerome Bettis would offer his fraternity member in the Steelers’ brotherhood of great running backs with Bell in the midst of another contract standoff. “That’s the tough part that a lot of guys don’t really see. Source: thedailyjournal.com Share This:

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‘This is the ’80’s all over’: A top Republican senator gave Trump some tough advice on foreign policy

“Lindsey Graham gave President Donald Trump some harsh pointers on his foreign policy approach on Sunday and offered a veiled attack on Trump’s approach to Russian President Vladimir Putin” writes Michal Kranz for businessinsider.com. After speaking about Russia, Graham turned to US policy in the Middle East and North Korea. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Here’s why we give better advice to our friends than we give to ourselves

“He explains why we are more likely to give better advice to our friends than to ourselves” writes Kara Chin for businessinsider.com. I’m a very good advice giver, very bad life-decision maker.Grant also outlines the shortcuts we use to make better and faster decisions and how they sometimes backfire.Giving people advice on what to do and then making your own decisions.And I think that this illustrates: it’s one thing to know what a good decision is; it’s another thing to be able to make that decision yourself. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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How reading 500 pages a day helped a Warren Buffett protege succeed

“As he began his investing career, he read even more, sometimes hitting up to 1,000 pages a day” writes Adam Jeffery for cnbc.com. Combs, now 47 and a protege of the Berkshire Hathaway CEO, took the advice to heart.In response to a question about how to prepare for an investing career, Buffett told the students, “Read 500 pages like this every day,” while reaching toward a stack of manuals and papers.Todd Combs, an investment lieutenant at Berkshire Hathaway, got great advice the first time he encountered his current boss, Warren…

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5 popular tax tips you shouldn’t follow

“Here are five misguided, worthless or flat-out bad pieces of tax advice that tax pros say they wish never existed” writes Tina Orem for marketwatch.com. The world is full of tax advice this time of year, but not all of it is good.You also can get a sense of your situation now by putting your numbers into a tax calculator.Here it is: Unless they’re qualified tax professionals, your neighbors, in-laws and co-workers probably aren’t the tax gurus they say they are. “You wouldn’t necessarily take advice, if you had the flu,…

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