How to Change Your Life by Changing Your Mind
On a scale of 1 to 10, how happy are you with your life? Are you a 10, so happy that you honestly couldn’t see how life could get any better? Or maybe you’re closer to a 6 or 7, where you’re pretty satisfied with life most the time, but sometimes you wish for something more. Do you understand Continue Reading
How Blogging Solved My Mid-Life Career Crisis
You can make money blogging, even if you do not have any prequalifications. See how blogging solved my mid-life career crisis. If I can do this, so can you... Continue Reading
Winter Is Coming: Cold Weather Home Improvement Projects
When temperatures plummet or snow falls, it can be easy to forget that your home still needs maintenance and care. It also may need a few cold weather home improvement projects, even though they may be even further from your mind. With real estate markets slowing more and more people are choosing to Continue Reading
Choosing to Go Without Health Insurance
Has health care finally reached the breaking point? Apparently the number of people choosing to go without health insurance is growing. Should that surprise anyone? It’s actually a rational strategy when the cost reaches the point of being unsustainable. If we haven’t already reached that point, Continue Reading
5 Ways to Save Money During A Move
People hate moving because it's a stressful and cumbersome process, but it's also an expensive endeavor. Fortunately, there are ways to save money during a move, so your expenses aren't as much of a burden. Saving a few dollars where you can will add up and help you get to your destination on a tigh Continue Reading
Four Ways Your Employer is Paying You Less than You Think
The tales of puny salary increases have become legend. In recent years, pay increases have been hovering around 2%. But that figure tells only part of the story. The other part is how your employer is paying you less than you think. For 2018 and 2019, the average increase has supposedly been/will Continue Reading
Myths that Keep Us from Doing What We Were Born to Do
This topic has been suggested by frequent reader/commenter Tim Kozlow, and it's an excellent one. I believe many have a nagging feeling deep inside that they should be doing something other than what they are. Tim suggested we’re constrained by myths that keep us from doing what we were born to do Continue Reading
Breaking Free of the Constraints of Being Middle Class
Back in the 1990s, our metropolitan newspaper was doing one of those local-boy-does-well pieces, focusing on a 30-something-year-old guy who started his own IT company from scratch, and had recently sold it for something like $10 million. The article was a loose interview with the young man, Continue Reading
6 Actionable Steps to Achieve Your Career Goals
All professionals have dreams. Whether you want to found your own business, climb the corporate ladder, or develop a new product, discovering how to make your professional aspirations a reality is one of the most difficult –– but rewarding –– endeavors anyone could hope to undertake. The sad Continue Reading
Getting Mobile Before the Next Recession Hits
A recession is out there somewhere waiting to happen. The best time to prepare is always before it hits. One of the best forms of preparation possible is getting mobile. That may include changing your living arrangement. As is frequently the case with articles, a topic often takes unexpected turn Continue Reading