Personal Finance Challenge #19: Keep it Simple

If I were to have a K.I.S.S. method it wouldn’t read “Keep It Simple, Stupid!”, it would read “Keep It Simple, Smarty!” Because we are not really stupid in the true sense of the word. Our actions may be stupid, but we are not stupid ourselves. We are smart. TOO smart! We are so smart […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #15: Time Is Greater Than Money

We tend to forget that time is greater than money… We work and work and work, all so someone can put some money in our hands… Then we squander our money away… on toys… on comforts… on required things for the job… And hopefully at some point we realize that our jobs are costing us […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #4: Use Your Money More Efficiently

Using your money more efficiently simply means “getting more bang for your buck”. It was inspired by a previous post of mine called On Being Frugal: The Joys of PB&J. In that post I throw out a few ideas on being frugal… Saving 10% of your income… Walking or biking instead of driving… Working on […]

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The Benefits of Fasting

Ask yourself this question… When was the last time you felt hungry AND allowed yourself to be hungry for a significant amount of time. This is by far the simplest way to describe fasting. Now you might be asking yourself… Why in the world would I consciously choose to go without food? The simple answer […]

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Why Changing up Your Routine is Healthy

“Routine” Oh, the old daily routine. Get up, eat some food (for us breakfast eaters), wash up, head to work, work, work, work, come home, participate in any number of activities, eat dinner, try to relax, go to bed, get up to do it the next day. Our lives our filled with the same old […]

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Grazing vs. Gorging (Food Timing Strategies)

Three square meals a day is the right way to go, isn’t it? At least that is what most of us have been brought up with. The BBC recently published an article called “Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner: Have we always eaten them?” It is an interesting read, but the truth is that we haven’t always […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #37: Smiling Pays Dividends

Did you know you are never fully dressed without a smile? It is true. Think about it. A person never really seems fully a person until they smile at you. Then they are no longer a stranger, but an acquaintance. What does this have to do with personal finance? Everything really… One of the greatest […]

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Progression: How to Move Forward

Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a rut?¬†Plateaued¬†in your life? Not able to make it further? Or maybe have you ever felt just lost? Not sure what to do with yourself? Felt worthless to society? A number of events in my life have helped me to further consider the idea of progression. […]

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The best and worst of weeks…

This is my Saturday Rap where I give updates about my site and also share with you the best links I have found on the web. First, the update… This has been one of the best weeks in terms of content generation and traffic. We started off the week with Mark Foo’s guest article about […]

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

I just found a great little link that shows you what 200 Calories looks like in pictures… It has about 50 different pictures of various foods and how much you would need to eat of them to get 200 calories… I imagine it would be an eye-opener for most people… What Does 200 Calories Look […]

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