Personal Finance Challenge #34: Gain Assets

Many people have heard the word asset, but don’t have a full understanding of what it means… Perhaps it is the fact that different things are assets for one person, but not another. For instance, some people think their homes are an asset, while other people don’t. If an asset is simply something you own […]

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Economic Prognostications 2010

Here we go… another year… and another time for guessing… Let’s start with Economic Prognostications 2009… It would be great if you read those predictions to start out with, and also read my economic primer, but if you are strapped for time here is the summary. 1. I first predicted that the Dow would not […]

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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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Your Goals Define You

Many of you have made your New Year’s Resolutions. Some of you haven’t because you either don’t believe in resolutions at this time of year or you are content with where you are at. In either case, you have made a decision. A decision that defines you more than you know… Our lives are defined […]

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How to Grow Money in your Bank Account

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Vincent @ Hit Your Goals. Enjoy! Untamed Expenses The first step to become wealthy is to manage our expenses. Have you noticed that whenever we do not manage our expenses, they tend to rise to our level of income. For example, when we are earning 2000 bucks […]

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Is Exercise Overrated? Top 10 Tips For Health & Weight Loss

As we move toward talking more about personal finance I want to wrap up our health talks with my opinion on exercise… My belief is that it is overrated and here is why… Without doing any “exercise” at all you are already burning calories. This is called your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate). Most people call […]

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Giving Thanks and Crediting People for Their Work

I ran across a blog today where the author was saying how frustrated he was with people stealing his stuff and not giving him credit for it. It seemed to bother him so much that he was questioning what he was going to do with his blog after he returned from vacation. His name is […]

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The 4 Hour Body by Tim Ferriss

Tim’s new book was just released this weekend… I read his first book, The 4 Hour Work Week, and loved it. Now Tim, after 3 years, has produced another book called The 4 Hour Body… In his book he talks about how he practiced all kinds of health/weight loss/muscle gain ideas on his own body […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #3: Plan Your Purchases

The Personal Finance Challenge won’t be all about not spending money. A lot of the challenges will be about spending your money wisely. And many of the challenges will actually not be about spending money at all. Today’s challenge is to start building the fortitude and will power to purchase certain items within a well […]

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10 Ways To Get Fit For Little or No Money

Since I am really focusing on the current theme of personal health I thought I’d take the time to share a article that is really useful. It’s called 10 Ways To Get Fit For Little or No Money Why is this article great? No more money excuses people. If you want to get fit, and […]

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