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It’s Freak Out Time! Late Night Ramblings from the Ledge

What happens when you’re feeling overwhelmed? Try applying the concepts of Time, Excellence, and Money before jumping off the ledge. Stay calm and carry on!

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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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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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From Semi-Retired to Entrepreneur…and Blogging from the Islands

What’s so great about blogging? You can do it from anywhere! This week I am enjoying quality island time with my sisters and feeling great about my transition from semi-retired to entrepreneur.

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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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Smiling on a Monday Morning: A Recap of Week 1 of Semi-Retirement

What happens after your career comes to a crushing end? Expect week one to be a tumultuous ride on the emotional rollercoaster.

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Surprise! Early Retirement is Here…Kinda…Sorta

What happens when you lose your job in your 50s? If you’ve prepared well, you can enter the world of S-FIRE (Semi-Financially Independent and Retired Early).

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