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January 2012

What if You Could Live Off 50% of Your Pay?

January 31, 2012
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I’ve had this post halfway drafted in my inbox for longer than a year now, and I think it’s about time to put it out there,  haha… That’s what happens I suppose when you have 120+ ideas sitting in there :) But yeah – can you imagine if you lived off only 50% of your income??  How much STRESS and FREEDOM that would open up […]

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The Shale of a Lifetime!

January 30, 2012
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I just got done reading this awesome article in Kiplinger, and it turns out there’s a Shale Boom going on right now beneath us!  Literally! (Well, if you happen to live in Pennsylvania or West Virginia or Ohio or New York, haha…) It gets me so excited that I kinda sorta but not really wanna move out there ;) Who wouldn’t want an explosion of […]

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Would You Rather…

January 27, 2012

Man, it’s been forever since we last did one of these! Have you been missing them like I have?  Remember our last one?  Haha… “Would you rather be RICH 100 years ago, or Average now?” – they’re always entertaining ;)  Even if there’s no real point to them other than having fun (but that’s what Fridays are for, yo!). So let’s continue the tradition, and […]

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On Taking Financial Risks: Living On The Road

January 26, 2012
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(Article by Anne Dorko, who’s finally going for her dreams and sharing the dirty details with us!) You know all those crazy adventures you imagined as a kid? They were so awesome. Then you become an adult. Things like, oh, I don’t know… an overwhelming lack of time and money get in the way of ever experiencing the adventures you once thought you’d have. There […]

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Does America Hate Money?

January 25, 2012
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That was the subject line of an email a reader just sent in ;)  At 3:30 a.m.  Haha… I think he was bit perturbed. Here’s the rest of the email below: I just opened my hotel bill today and I was shocked to see all the added taxes that were added on my bill.  Now I was a little upset at that.  Not because of […]

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What If We Only Invested in Companies We Loved?

January 24, 2012
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UPDATE: I just invested in a lot of these guys! UPDATE #2: See how it panned out 1 year later :) I’ve been thinking long and hard about this idea lately, and I REALLY think there’s something to it.  And I’m pretty sure I’ve heard a famous investor, or financial guru, or somebody well-respected once say it’s a great theory to adhere to also.  I mean, […]

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3 Awesome Challenges to Try This Year

January 23, 2012

One of things I love about Januarys, is that the goals and missions all over the place blow up and motivate people.  I think that’s awesome (and really the only cool thing about January – it’s so bland!). The problem, of course, is that usually this passion and excitement dies out after a few weeks. But those rock stars that stay on top it, and […]

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Growing Beards and Saving Monies

January 20, 2012
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Two weeks ago I decided that I was gonna start growing a beard for the first time in my life.  At first it was just cuz I was being lazy and enjoying the newly found freedom of having less projects on my plate, but after a few days of missing my “shave time,” I decided to just go for the gold.  I have no idea […]

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