The Power of Nope: Save your money!

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Have you ever seen one of those ‘Nope’ memes? Here’s one below: I love nope. Nope is probably one of the most powerful words in the English language – and it’s only one syllable. Saying nope is an important part of establishing boundaries and differentiating you from me. There are lots of reasons why nope […]

Get Rich Slowly Guide Wk 3: Money & Happiness

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]

Get Rich Slowly Guide Week 2: $750 extra a month!

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]

Unconventional Guide to Getting Rich: Wk 1

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I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his […]

A beginner’s guide to gold investing

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Gold is being looked at as insurance by investors because of one simple reason: since its value doesn’t move in line with other securities, it positions itself as one of the best assets to diversify a portfolio with. For many traditional gold investors, the precious yellow metal isn’t like any other investments. Rather, it is […]

Forget your Passion, Pursue your Life*

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I have one of those “pursue your passion” jobs. You know the kind – one of those warm fuzzy jobs that touch hearts and change lives. It’s the kind that people quit their high-powered careers to pursue so they can self-actualize and become their best selves. There’s a lot floating around on the internet about […]

Definitely NOT Cursed Picture to Good Home

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Hi folks! We were doing a garage clean-out today and found an over-sized print of London from Ikea that we had intended to donate a couple months ago. In a fit of charitable gung-ho, I attempted to wedge it into my car so that it could be transported to Goodwill and imparted to some deserving […]