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Inspiration from Martin Ford, Bertrand Russell, Lake, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. […]

Inspiration from Martin Ford, Bertrand Russell, Lake, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. […]

Moving from Impressing Others to Impressing Yourself

In the book Your Money or Your Life (which happens to be the single most important book I’ve read in terms of helping me launch my financial turnaround), the authors offer a lengthy chapter that covers a whole bunch of strategies to follow in order to cut one’s spending. Their number one rule – the one that they put in huge bold letters and describe as standing above all others – is really simple. […]

Moving from Impressing Others to Impressing Yourself

In the book Your Money or Your Life (which happens to be the single most important book I’ve read in terms of helping me launch my financial turnaround), the authors offer a lengthy chapter that covers a whole bunch of strategies to follow in order to cut one’s spending. Their number one rule – the one that they put in huge bold letters and describe as standing above all others – is really simple. […]

Rewards for Recreation: Credit Cards That Match Your Hobbies

You might see the world of credit card rewards as two extremes — jet-setting on one end and penny-pinching on the other. The truth is, there’s a big world between glitzy travel rewards and no-nonsense cash back. Plenty of credit cards have rewards programs that can help you indulge your everyday interests while saving some money in the bargain. […]

Rewards for Recreation: Credit Cards That Match Your Hobbies

You might see the world of credit card rewards as two extremes — jet-setting on one end and penny-pinching on the other. The truth is, there’s a big world between glitzy travel rewards and no-nonsense cash back. Plenty of credit cards have rewards programs that can help you indulge your everyday interests while saving some money in the bargain. […]