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The Lost Art of Delayed Gratification

By: Matt Spillar | Spills Spot Convenience has become a normal part of everyday life. We live in a society where everything continues to...

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What do you think about when you hear the term millionaire?

By: Steve | Think Save Retire If you are like a lot of people, the term “millionaire” conjures up images of suit-wearing men and executive “put together” women living in ritzy parts of town and driving nice cars.  But, that’s not the whole story. In fact, that’s not even half the...

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Want to avoid lifestyle inflation? Try these 7 things

By: Money Pedals Some time ago, I wrote a post on laws of wealth generation. In that post, I explained how Parkinson’s Law or the law of Lifestyle Inflation works. Recently, someone made a reference to that article and I decided to review the post. It was during that review that I remember a...

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The true cost of homeownership is higher than you think

By: Andrew | Wealthy Nickel I love owning my home. I could probably never go back to renting. I don’t want anyone telling me how much noise I can make, how big a nail I can use to hang a picture, or that I can’t paint my wall neon orange. (Not that I would do that, but …...

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What I would tell my 25-year old self about life

What if you were asked a question like this: “Knowing what you know now, what would you tell your 25-year old self about life?” How would you answer that question? Be honest, now. This might be a more difficult question to answer than you might think. I was asked that question, and my...

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Gratitude Is Great, But This Will Easily Change Your Life

By: Amanda | Why We Money Don’t get me wrong, gratitude is a beautiful thing. I realize most of us are thinking about giving thanks and having gratitude this week. I mean, Thanksgiving. This is the time of the year when we step back, look at the big picture, and express gratitude for all the...

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How Are You Dealing with Adversity in Your Life?

By: Fred | Money With A Purpose Dealing with adversity is something that’s been on my mind a lot lately.  I recently started an interview series on Money with a Purpose to talk to people about the topic. Adversity comes in all shapes and sizes. It can be big things like cancer, abuse, job...

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Is living off *only* your dividends possible?

By: Millionaire Mob Historically, dividend investing has been viewed as a way for risk-averse, “belt and suspenders” investors to invest in the stock market. I couldn’t disagree with that mentality more. Dividend investing is one (if not my most) of my favorite ways to increase my income...

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Trading useless junk for freedom

By: Financial Mechanic Back in elementary school they did a lot to scare us out of smoking. A huge poster of a woman dominated the nurse’s office, where you could see through half of her body as if with cartoon x-ray vision. You could see her rotting lungs, cavity-filled mouth, and other gross...

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The Times When You Want To Go All YOLO With Money

By Amanda | WhyWeMoney.com I’m typically a very money-minded person. I have a history of frugality and debt repayment and a fondness for high savings rates and index funds. But I occasionally fall off the money wagon and don’t even want to think about saving, spending, or investing. I just want...