I enjoy reading financial advice blogs that started popping up throughout the web. I am not talking about the ones that teach you how to pick a stock or timing your investments, rather those that teach you to be more frugal and to use some financial sense. As a family we do fairly well in [...]
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Our world is so full of people that go about their day worrying only about themselves, it is refreshing when you come across those that are willing to share of their time and talents with no regard of what they will get in return. The best way to encourage this in others is to do [...]
Some people relish the idea of getting up early, but most of us find that to be the first difficult thing of the day we have to accomplish. I used to be a night owl and yet still be able to get up early without missing a beat. Unfortunately I have to admit that as [...]
I read this idea years ago in some little thought book. At some point in your life, own a convertible. I have a little Mazda Miata. Not the manliest of cars, so I am reminded by my co-workers, but fun nonetheless. My father was an MG enthusiast when I was young, so he had small, [...]
I remember as a teenager typically not having enough money on hand to fill the tank up with gas, so it was a game of carefully squeezing that handle to land exactly on the penny to the amount I had on hand in gas. Remember those days of collecting a buck or two from everyone [...]
Do you carry around a pocket or purse full of keys that you rarely if ever use? I am a minimalist when it comes to my keys, so I carry only the bare minimum of what I will be using. At times I take this too far and am left running back for a key [...]
We lead busy lives these days, and often the business each day keeps us preoccupied with our thoughts. When this happens, usually we end up so focused that we take little or no notice to those around us. If you were to have the ability to step outside yourself and take a look, you would [...]
All of us come from different backgrounds and currently live in different states in our lives. This is particularly true when talking about our financial mindsets. Regardless of your current financial position, you should always strive to live within your means.
Credit card debt, and debt in general for that matter is at an all time [...]
In today’s Internet-driven world, it’s a pretty safe bet that you have a computer. The fact that you are reading this blog increases the odds of that significantly. How nice or old of a computer you have could vary completely though. I found these interesting facts about home personal computer ownership:
Three or more computers in [...]
Ever feel like you get to the end of the day and you really haven’t accomplished much? Oh, you worked hard at a variety of things, but nothing important seemed to get done. You are likely not alone, but don’t take solace in that, do something about it!
I have found that my most productive times [...]