February 8, 2014

Review of Alan Corey’s The Subversive Job Search

A bit ago Alan Corey was kind enough to send me a copy of his newest book, The Subversive Job Search: How to Overcome a Lousy Job, Sluggish Economy, and Useless Degree to Create a Six-Figure Career.  (Now, that’s a subtitle!)  I was glad to receive it because I enjoyed his first book, A Million Bucks by 30. The one thing I noticed about this book is that he seemed so much happier in his author pho […]

The Risk and Reward of Generics, Store Brands, and “Best Buys”

When Sarah and I were really straining to get our finances under control, we went through a phase where we bought the cheapest versions of every food and common household product. We bought cheap coffee, cheap cereal, cheap dishwashing detergent – you name it. As we used this stuff, we found that most of it did a very nice job. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #164

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. Harold Whitman on being alive “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. […]