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Learn to Deal With Adversity. Your Future Depends On It.

It’s How We Feel That Matters Sendhil Mullainathan,┬áProfessor of Economics at Harvard University has been studying the effects of scarcity, and the results are something that we all need to consider. It seems that the perceived lack of something, is likely to have adverse effects on other areas of our lives, and in ways, you […]

How Going Into Debt Can Make You Rich

  Let’s make one thing clear from the start. I am no math wiz, and I am not a financial planner or a finance professional in any way. While, over the years, I’ve taken the time to develop a solid foundation in finance fundamentals, I like my money management to be simple and effective. I […]

Want To Be Self-Employed? Maybe You Are.

  Set your own hours. Make more money. No annoying boss. You call the shots. For millions of us, the dream is to have our own business; we love to imagine being self-employed. If that’s the case for you, then I have good news. To get started we need to quickly define what it is […]

How The Very Rich Have Failed Themselves and Society

  According to TheRichest.com, actor Mel Gibson has a net worth of approximately $425 million. In my estimation, this is one of many examples of people who are very rich, but have failed themselves and members of society horribly. How do you define success? If I were to survey people on the street and ask […]

Happiness and Life Beyond Money. First Steps.

  What does happiness and life beyond money look like to you? Have you really ever considered it? Do you believe there will be a time in your life when you will rarely think about money? Life beyond money starts with the idea that you must, at some point, stop worrying and thinking about money. […]

Getting Rich is Actually Easy – Part 2

Getting Rich is Actually Easy – Part 2 This is a follow up to “Getting Rich is Actually Easy – Part 1“ , which you might want to check out if you landed directly here. “Time plus a dime.” Quite a few people contacted me asking how I would go about getting an 8.5% return. […]

5 Things You Must Know About Money

Having money can be one of the best things that will ever happen to you. It can provide you with food, security and added comfort. It can also be one of the worst things that can happen to you. Money in itself will not solve your problems. Wise people through the ages have repeatedly learned […]

Happiness, Minimalism, and Escaping Debt Forever

The Sentinelese people are possibly the most remote tribe in existence. They live on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal and little is known about them as they’ve resisted contact with outsiders. Wander onto their island and you’ll be met with a hail of arrows. Even though we know little about the Sentinelese, […]

How Our Life and Business Were Destroyed And We Thrived

  Sometime during my youth, I picked up the belief that money was very important. Maybe more important than anything. It probably was founded on the belief that if I had money things would be easier and I would be happy. So without an education, mentors, or any reason to believe I deserved to succeed, […]

Understanding Investing for The Beginner: Part 2

OK, we’re back for Part 2. If you haven’t read Part 1, go back here and have a quick read. Then join us for Part 2. Let’s start by giving my personal explanation of what those fancy words “Yield” and “Capital Gain” mean. To me, a Capital Gain is simply when the value of something […]