Celebrating Four Months of Freedom

It’s been four months since I was fired. This last month I discovered the joys of a flexible schedule and got myself back on the health track.

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Is a PhD a Good Investment?

Read my guest post – The PhD’s Guide to Creating a Profitable Career – and learn how to make that prestigious degree pay off.

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The Great Fasting Experiment: Surviving a 7-Day Fast

A 7-day fast is a great way to regain control over your eating, shed some pounds, and launch a fasting regimen. But it’s a test of endurance for sure.

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Your NFL Playbook on Smart Money Moves

The NFL playbook offers some fun analogies for personal finances. Just remember to have fun in the cheap seats! #NFL

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6 Personal Finance Lessons from Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers’ lifelong goal was to spread kindness. So what could he possibly contribute to the world of personal finance? It turns out that Mr. Rogers’ advice might just be the key to adopting a more simple and honest lifestyle.

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3 Months Post-Fired: Can’t Stop the Happiness!

Three months after being fired, I’ve experienced a new “high.” Not only has my net worth increased, I’ve created a new business that I am passionate about and have experienced unprecedented levels of freedom and happiness.

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The Secret Relationship Between Time and Happiness

Time management tools, the science of timing, and understanding the tradeoff between time and money can lead to real happiness.

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect after Being Fired

Being fired isn’t so horrible if you’ve reached a stage of financial security. But 5 things in particular have surprised me.

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How a Fictional Character Saved my Life

Suicide rates in America are at record levels. I came close to being among the statistics. But I clung to a sliver of  hope and created a fictional character that helped me escape into a better world.

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Top 10 Signs of a Toxic Work Environment

Do you know the signs of a toxic work environment? Ironically, that toxicity has prompted some people to save as much money as fast as they can to escape the workplace.

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