07.02.16
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Inspiration from Jacob Frey, Dale Carnegie, Marcus Aurelius, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

06.04.16
mowing lawn

Inspiration from Aristophanes, The Staples Sisters, Benjamin Franklin, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

05.14.16
beer.homebrew

Inspiration from E.B. White, C.S. Lewis,The Avett Brothers, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

04.02.16
Memories Frugal

Inspiration from Carl Sandburg, Cory Booker, Jean-Luc Picard and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

03.05.16
50 in candles

Inspiration from Dylan Moran, John Adams, Eric Hoffer, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

02.13.16
Bedroom at Arles

Inspiration from Eva Cassidy, Sal Khan, Jimmy Carter, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

fred rogers

Inspiration from Fred Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, David Foster Wallace, Marcus Aurelius and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

12.27.15
52 week money challenge save a dollar

New Year’s Resolutions: Six Ways to Hack the 52-Week Money Challenge

New Year’s is nearly upon us, and with it the chance to start fresh and make some changes in our lives. The most common New Year’s resolution is to

12.12.15
albert einstein

Inspiration from Stephen McCranie, Jim Rohn, Albert Einstein and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

11.07.15
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Inspiration from Seneca, Emilie Wapnick, MIT, Steve Martin and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

11.03.15
man jogging outside

REI to Customers: We’ll Be Closed on Black Friday, Go Outside

While most retailers are pulling out all the stops to prepare for the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday — outdoor and

11.01.15
autumn in madison wisconsin

I Left the Coast for a Simpler Life in the Midwest – and You Can, Too

After graduating from college in 2009, I played professional basketball in Israel for three years. When I finished, I moved back to my hometown of

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The Ten Bulls Revisited

Over the course of the last decade, I’ve seen my perspective on financial issues change radically many times. I started off as a person who

10.03.15
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Inspiration from Sketchnotes, Fountain Pens, Voltaire, Ralph Waldo Emerson and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

Nicolas Berggruen speaking

Some Lessons from the ‘Homeless Billionaire’

Over the past several years, a number of media articles have popped up that discuss Nicolas Berggruen, a person known colloquially as “the homeless billionaire.”

09.12.15
stand by me

Inspiration from Henry David Thoreau, Bruce Lee, Ben E. King, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

arches national park at night

Profound Life Experiences… on a Budget?

Kellen wrote in with a very thoughtful question that I wanted to address in detail: I’m currently in that stage of life where I have

09.08.15
happy, smiling, successful woman

Success

What is success? To laugh often and much, to win respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest