Category Archives for Coaching

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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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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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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Fired in my Fifties: The 3 Best and Worst Moves that Determined my Fate

Will you be financially secure if you are fired in your 50s? In hindsight, I made 3 terrific moves that put me on solid financial ground, but I also made some bad moves that I wish I could do over.

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Book Review: Meet the Frugalwoods

Meet the Frugalwoods is a memoir by Elizabeth Willard Thames, who embraces a frugal lifestyle and shuns consumerist society. While the book offers inspiration for those who want to abandon the world of cubicles, it’s missing the details that would guide readers to embark on their own journey of financial independence.

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Million Dollar Advice from 15 Personal Finance Bloggers

Fifteen of the most popular personal finance bloggers share advice on how to build a net worth of $1,000,000 and admit to their biggest financial mistakes. Get the “inside scoop” by taking the 30-Day Million Dollar Challenge!

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Book Review of Side Hustle: Does Money Really Grow on Trees?

Chris Guillebeau’s latest book, Side Hustle, promises to provide readers with a “detailed roadmap” on “how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month.” Does the book deliver?

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CANCELLED! Five Things to Consider when Buying Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurance is one of life’s necessities. But heaven help you if you actually file a claim! Higher premiums are the least of your worries.

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Budget Tricks: Lessons Learned from the Money Diet

Do you need a kick in the pants to get your finances in order? There’s an easy solution – the Money Diet.

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Pursuing your Passion: Is it Worth the Risks and Sacrifices?

The last few days have got me thinking about passion. And how the pursuit of passion can have costs, but also produce more rewards than one ever dreamed possible.

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How I Paid off my $64,000 Mortgage in 15 Months

In the summer of 2012, I decided to divert all my financial energy toward one goal: paying off my mortgage. With some careful planning and discipline, I was able to pay off the $64,000 balance in just 15 months.

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