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The Micawber Principle: Living the Fundamental Law of Personal Finance

Who Was Micawber and What is His Principle? In the book David Copperfield, written in 1850 by Charles Dickens, the orphaned title character is sent to work in a factory in another town.  Arrangements are made for young David to rent a room in the home of Wilkins Micawber.  Mr. Micawber is fond of offering…