August 24, 2013

Frugality Regardless of Money

Several years ago, there was nothing better than going out to eat in the evening with my wife. We didn’t have any children, so we’d often go out to a nice restaurant, order a few drinks, have a wonderful meal, and pretend not to think about the outrageous balance of the check. Doing anything else at mealtime – particularly in the evening – seemed boring. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #140

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Oscar Wilde on anonymity “Give a man a mask and he will tell you the truth.” – Oscar Wilde The truth might be about you, but more likely, the truth is about the person behind the mask. 2. […]

A Nice Touch from Vanguard

I recently received a card in the mail from Vanguard. It read (in part): Happy anniversary! You've been a client-owner of Vanguard for 20 years. It went on to thank me for my loyalty, congratulate me on "reaching this milestone," and so forth.Overall, I think it was a nice touch from them.I have been with them a long time and IMO they are a great company. […]