Personal Finance Challenge #27: Mind Over Matter

The phrase “mind over matter” has often been used in self development circles to help us realize that the mind can be more powerful than the body or any other physical thing. Believing in the phrase can help people gain the confidence to achieve things they never thought possible. Mark Twain stated it more humorously […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #40: On Social Capital

The theme the past week or so has been on social capital… Smiling More… Giving & Receiving… Working With a Coach… These are all things that help you work toward building your social capital. What is Social Capital? It is simply the value you retain by having the people in your social networks that you […]

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How to Live in Your Sweet Spot

Oh, how I love guest posting. Let me count the ways… Today I have a guest post over at Motivate Thyself authored by Eric Hamm. His previous post about Simplicity inspired me to write this. So I thought it was appropriate that I gave this to him as a guest post in keeping with the […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #44: The Dave Ramsey Way

There are many ways and methods espoused by different personal finance experts on the best way to live your life and use money for your benefit. In these next two blog posts I am going to talk about two people from two different sides of the spectrum. The first is Dave Ramsey who has probably […]

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The Complete Newbies Guide to the Economy

It’s the economy, stupid! This was the famous campaign slogan that helped put Clinton into office in 1992. If you believe in exit polls and all the other polls out there the economy became the number one issue for the election that put Obama in office. Amazingly similar the times are to 1992. This is […]

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On the Importance of Being Part of a Group

“No man is an island entire of himself.” We sure like to pull things out of context sometimes. We also like to pull people out of context. This quote is pulled out of context. It has a deeper meaning than you probably know. I never knew the full quote until just now and it goes […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #24: Don’t Believe It

There are a lot of debates in the Personal Finance world. Buying a house is better than renting, or renting is better than buying. Cut up your credit cards and never use them again, or use your credit cards wisely and win cash back, free flights, and other prizes. Buying a used car is best. […]

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How To Be Healthy, Wealthy, & Wise…

I recently wrote an article about how Benjamin Franklin was the first personal development blogger… And of course this led me to the idea to write this article… As many of you already know the beginning of Franklin’s quote goes… “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” I had […]

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Starting a New Blog @ JeremyMDay.com

In an effort to help keep my writing focused I have decided to start another blog @ http://www.jeremymday.com I started this website to help get my name out there and market myself a bit more as well. To start, I don’t plan on making any major changes to Insight Writer. It has and will always […]

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Michael Jackson’s Legacy

“The evil men do lives after them while the good is oft interred with their bones.” -Marc Antony from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar First I thought I wouldn’t write about Michael. Then I figured I would wait till the autopsy came out. Just right now I decided it is both worthwhile to write about him and […]

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