To Become Rich You Just Need To Tend To Your Garden

What does tending your garden and becoming rich have to do with each other? Would you believe me if I said everything? Literally everything! Imagine a beautiful garden. Lush green grass. Beautiful flowers in all colors of the rainbow. Streams and ponds everywhere. Trees so full of fruit that they bow under their own weight. […]

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Every Dollar is an Investment

If you are holding a dollar bill in your hand, is it an investment? Think about that for a second. A dollar is what? Just a piece of paper. It is a promise by our government that it is worth one dollar of goods and services in today’s economy. If you just hold on to […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #1: Balancing Your Checkbook

I’m just going to say it… I am absolutely amazed that more people don’t balance their checkbooks. It is, what I consider, the first and easiest step that you can do to set yourself up for a life of good finances. Don’t underestimate the power of tracking your income and expenses. It can really be […]

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How Much is One Man Worth?

Nearly 10 years after the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. has destroyed the ghost that has haunted it for a long time. That ghost is Osama bin Laden, the supposed mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks through his Al Queda network. In talking about how we manage our own finances, we have to consider how the U.S. […]

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The Daily Habit of Writing

I recently listened to a podcast where Seth Godin, one of the best marketers and authors on the planet, talks about his daily writing practice. He literally has written one small blog post every single day for 12 years running. He is amazingly consistent and prolific, having written 12 bestselling books in his career. He […]

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The Progression Mindset

It’s not always easy to progress… Sometimes progression comes in leaps and bounds, as when learning something brand new… Other times, it’s a long hard road to becoming good at something, as when practicing your musical scales for the millionth time. The idea behind progression, and all self-improvement in general, is that you are always […]

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How To Make Flossing a Daily Habit so Your Teeth Don’t Fall Out of Your Face

Have you heard from your dentist that flossing is more important than brushing to have healthy teeth? This idea has been floating around my head for awhile and I had to try and find some hard scientific evidence to prove or disprove this theory that I am pretty sure my dentist laid on me. Turns […]

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Going through a lull…

This is my Saturday Rap where I give you site updates and share with you some of the best links I have found this week… First, the update… If you have been around Insight Writer for any length of time you know that I used to post on a near daily basis. For the past […]

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How To Spend Less Money

There is actually an easy way to help yourself to spend less, and that is to actually increase your price sensitivity. Think of it this way… When was the last time you said, “Wow, that’s too expensive. I’ll never pay for that!”? Now try and keep that experience in your head as we talk about […]

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Look At What People Do, Not What They Say

People say a lot of things, both good and bad. Sometimes they mean it, sometimes they don’t… What do their actions say? For example, “Someone says they really want to spend time with you, but can never find/make the time. The action proves they don’t care to spend time with you. If someone says they […]

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