Personal Finance Challenge #17: Study The Greats of Personal Finance

Who is great? For all of my life, I have been enamored by my heroes. People who rose to challenges and occasions of great consequence. People who served as role models and examples in dark times. People that would not only be defined as good in their area of expertise, but great. Being great requires […]

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Glorious Snowfall

This is my Saturday Rap where I gve a few updates and a few cool links from the week. First, the update… So I have decided to make these updates slightly more personal. Mainly because I think site updates can be a little boring sometimes… Anyway, we got a lot of snowfall here and I […]

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Rest Is Still The Best

Once again I am sick and I know exactly why… I’ve been getting only about 5-6 hours of sleep a night, and working a lot of hours at my job this week. One word: Unhealthy! I have to give in to the fact that I need 7-8 hours a night. Any less, especially for any […]

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How to Relax After Work

We all have had this problem at one time or another. We come home from a long day at work and just can’t seem to relax. Either we are stressed out about something, have too much to do at home, or have way too many thoughts on our mind. Whatever the case, not being able […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #28: On Being House Poor

Have you ever heard the term House Poor before? It simply means that you “own” a wonderful house, but you don’t have much cash left over for anything else. I put own in parentheses because we never really fully own our homes until the mortgage is paid off. If you own a home that is […]

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How much is your overall health worth?

Here is an interesting question for you… How much is your overall health worth? This question came up over a discussion about the value of a multivitamin. Yet, I think this could apply to any mix of supplements including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, protein, fiber, or any other supplement you can think of. How much is […]

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How To Know a Book is Worth Reading

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. — Henry David Thoreau If a book doesn’t inspire you or motivate you to act, than it is of purely entertainment value and […]

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On the Mind Body Connection

Have you ever just sat down and thought about how amazing the human body is? It is a wonderfully complex machine capable of so many things. How variable the human body is continues to confound scientists, and certainly will continue to confound scientists for generations to come. Sometimes I wonder if the only limits the […]

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9 Easy Ways to Get a Life

Has anyone every told you to, “Get a Life”? Unless you are the coolest cat in town, you have probably heard that at least once in your life. And you know what, there is nothing wrong with that. Anyone who is into personal development is looking to get a life. A great life. A life […]

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Drink Mostly Water

Let’s face it. We drink a lot of stuff we really shouldn’t be drinking. There are thousands of different kinds of beverages to choose from. Caffeinated beverages, alcoholic beverages, fruity drinks, some made with real fruit, some artificially flavored and artificially sweetened. Drinks come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The more colorful and sugar […]

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