Tag Archive | Ponzi Scheme

James Donaldson’s Book Review: Catastrophe: The Story of Bernard L. Madoff – The Man Who Swindled the World by Deborah Strober

A fantastic recounting of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme that was orchestrated by Bernie Madoff, throughout about 25 years or so. It all came crashing down during the Wall Street and financial meltdown of 2008 – 2009. Madoff, was a respected Wall Street financier, fund manager and former chairman of NASDAQ. Even though he often […]

Why Today’s Athletes Could Benefit from Having a Good Mentor in Their Life

As I booted up my computer this October 1st 2013 morning, I was hit with more troubling news, although at this point not terribly surprising, of yet another athlete falling by the wayside.  I don’t know about you, but it’s getting to be such a regular occurrence of so many of our foolhardy athletes (both […]