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The financial markets will test your patience.

Just like our little ones, the financial markets will test your patience as well.

Why are we SO BUSY in Modern Life?

Here are 7 hypotheses for why we may be so busy in modern life.

My 2019 Resolution: Break Up With Amazon

Here is why my 2019 resolution is to break up with Amazon.

Moving To New York City With Less Than $1000 (The Dire Circumstance That Turned Me Into A Saver)

One blogger shares the dire circumstances that turned her into a saver.

From living on food stamps to starring on TV

Brian Tyree Henry tells his money story.

Why Do Americans and Britons Work Such Long Hours?

“Society as a whole must judge whether or not there is more to life than work.”

Finally Quitting a Retail Banking Job

The story of how one man quit his job as a retail banker.

Think in Terms of Shares, Not Dollars

When investing, think in terms of shares, not dollars.

Why Minimalism Can Make You Wealthier

Here is why embracing minimalism can make you wealthier…

3 Things You Should Never Do When Your Stocks are Tanking

Here are three things you should never do when your stocks are tanking.

Lifestyle Inflation: The Danger of “I deserve this”

Here’s the potential danger of convincing yourself that you “deserve” something.

7 Goals to Hit by 45

7 financial, life, and health goals to hit by age 45.

Re-Thinking How To Make Investment Decisions

This is why you should never forget the impact of your perspective when making investment decisions.

30 Lessons on Money, Life, and Happiness Learned at My 30th College Reunion

30 lessons learned at one woman’s 30th college reunion.

Stay in Your Investing Lane

“Investing is harder when we swerve out of our lane and into oncoming speculative traffic.”

The BEST Job in the World and Why I Quit

We should all ask, does my job align with my life goals and what makes me tick?

New Documentary To Show How Far People Go For Financial Independence

Scott Rieckens first heard about the FIRE movement in February 2017…

The Luxury Trap: When Niceties Become Necessities

“Luxuries become necessities which spawn new obligations”

The 6 Biggest Mistakes Ordinary Investors Make

An infographic that explains the 6 biggest mistakes investors make and how to avoid making them.

“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way”

A deeply moving story on savings, retirement, and life.

What is Your Financial Tipping Point?

What number would your net worth have to reach, as a result of a crash, for you to sell equities?

You Don’t Actually Need to Buy a House

“You don’t need to buy a house to save money, earn money, or be a ‘real adult’. I promise.”