The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Naptime Edition

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with a half-hour long power nap in the middle of the day. It’s exactly as it sounds: I’m trying to sleep for a very short period during an energy lull in my day.

What I’ve found is that some days it works like a charm and I’m ready to just tackle whatever comes my way. Other days, I simply wake up really groggy and I’m in worse shape than before.

On the whole, it’s a wash right now, but I can see the potential.

How I Make $250,000 a Year Investing This was an entertaining overview article on real estate investing. While it doesn’t really get into specifics, it gives you enough that you could start chasing down specifics if you’re interested. (@ good financial cents)

It’s Okay to Spend Money on Things You Really Want “Freely spend your money on things you receive a lot of value from, but mercilessly slash expenses elsewhere.” The trick, of course, is actually knowing yourself well enough to distinguish between things that provide genuine value and things that are simply shorter-term desires (@ pt money)

Does Buying a House Make You Happy? I think buying a home can make you happy, but as the old song went, a house is not a home. (@ christian pf)

When Is It Okay to Start Worrying? It’s never okay to start worrying, because worrying is never a useful product of your time. (@ seth godin)

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