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Checklist: If and When Should I Quit My Job to Follow My Passion?
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Checklist: If and When Should I Quit My Job to Follow My Passion?

I think it’s pretty safe to say that A LOT of people are miserable at their jobs. You just don’t ever hear phrases like, “I just cannot wait for this weekend to be over so I can get into work.” Yet, we spend a huge chunk of our lives working […]

Want Success? Why You Need to Surround Yourself With Successful People
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Want Success? Why You Need to Surround Yourself With Successful People

Jim Rohn once said “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. Look around – does this ring true for you? I know it does for me. Since you likely spend the most time with people who you work with or friends who share […]

What’s holding you back? 3 Important Lessons From Therapy
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What’s holding you back? 3 Important Lessons From Therapy

As you can probably tell from the title, I am currently receiving therapy for what is a wealth of what my doctor likes to call “emotional wounds”. I know that not everyone believes in therapy, and I was one of those people too – but when you find the right […]

The Fear of Looking Cheap: How The New American Dream is Keeping Us Broke
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The Fear of Looking Cheap: How The New American Dream is Keeping Us Broke

This post was written for my blog partner Learnvest. You can read the original published version here. Our grandparents grew up in a time when you had to learn to be resourceful. Things were fixed and not replaced, women made their own clothes, and neighbors shared one phone. Things were […]

Money Can’t Buy Class: 3 Nasty Risks of Becoming Rich
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Money Can’t Buy Class: 3 Nasty Risks of Becoming Rich

Many of us have the goal of financial independence, and beyond that we hope to one day be wealthy. We want the kind of money that helps us to never stress about our bills, that buys us the ability to travel to exotic places and to provide for our loved […]

Friends Don’t Let Friends …
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Friends Don’t Let Friends …

Are you a good friend? Do you have good friends around you? Here is a compilation of 20 things that friends don’t let friends do with regards to money and life in general: 1. Leave the house looking like a hooker, a soccer mom, homeless or just plain ridiculous. 2. […]

How to be a cheap date (but not a cheapskate)
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How to be a cheap date (but not a cheapskate)

I was recently asked to write an article for CBS’s ManCaveDaily about how to impress a girl without having to spend a lot of money or look cheap. It got me thinking about how tough it is for guys out there who are on a budget to date, especially in […]