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I’d Rather Be ‘Average’ Than Broke

When you read up on investing, it’s easy to get the sense that there’s one way to invest for “average” people, and another way to invest if you really know what you’re doing. You know what I’m talking about. You’ll hear people say things...Show More Summary

Budgeting is For Professionals

Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Budgeting is For Professionals In the previous post of this two-part series, I argued that budgets are for beginners. Why box yourself into projected spending when you can review an automatically generated spending report and adjust accordingly? Today we’ll argue the other side. Show More Summary

Questions About Local Banks, Weight Loss, New City Challenges, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. IRA contribution and rollover questions 2. Saving for next home 3. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Confucius, Benjamin Franklin, Blaise Pascal, 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 hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. An icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean From the description:...Show More Summary

Black Coffee: And for My Next Trick …

It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance. Let’s get right to it … There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution […]

The ‘Buy It For Life’ Compendium, Volume 2

About two years ago, I published a lengthy compendium of “buy it for life” product suggestions, because I’m regularly asked such in the reader mailbag. What this article contains are updated entries about most of the items in the original...Show More Summary

What Kind of Retirement Is Right For You?

I had a great lunch today with an old friend of mine. We used to work together and he was a couple of decades older than I was, so today he’s actually starting to see retirement on the short term horizon. He was interested in what my...Show More Summary

The 10 Crack Commandments (of Finance)

Yo yo yo! Ready to rap about that money today? Our friend Giovina reminded me of this song when we accidentally left it out of a post on Rockstar Finance – The 12 Hidden Money Lessons in Hip Hop – and I immediately new I had to publish it here. ‘Cuz you know – rappers know what they’re talking about with money ;) It’s pretty […]

Inspiration from Socrates, Abraham Lincoln, Carrie Fisher, 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 hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Abraham Lincoln on believing in friends “I’m a...Show More Summary

Easy New Year’s Money Moves: 5 Things To Do This January

The New Year brings new opportunities for better financial health. Here are five easy ways to set yourself up for success in 2017. Easy New Year’s Money Moves: 5 Things To Do This January appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

Your Startup Disk Is Almost Full

Most of us have found ourselves at one time or another sitting in front of a computer with 20 open tabs. The computer is running slow. We can’t remember what half of the tabs are about, much less why we opened them in the first place. “How did this happen?” “Didn’t I just clean this […] The post Your Startup Disk Is Almost Full appeared first on The Biglaw Investor.

Nested Universe Theory

This is Nested Universe Theory. A thought essay by Neville Medhora. Special thanks to inspiration from: Ray Kurzeil, Elon Musk, Rick & Morty. Theres a theory that this entire universe exists in a sort of computer simulation.  I first heard about this theory maybe 10 years ago. Show More Summary

Side Hustle #58: Make Money Selling Christmas Trees!

[Welcome to a new Hustle in our Series! Where my man Andrew from DollarAfterDollar.com shares his step-by-step instructions on how you can make some good money hawking Christmas trees in your spare time. Along with how much he’s made so far doing it himself! If you pair this with Holiday Hustle #55 – playing Santa Clause – you’ll really be the hit of the town […]

Inspiration from Galileo, John McWhorter, Robert Louis Stevenson, 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 hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Galileo on learning “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo At first, I thought this quote was silly. Show More Summary

Time In the Market, Not Timing

Stop trying to time the stock market. You can’t do it. Seriously. Timing the market requires you to be right twice. You must be right when you buy and right when you sell. Good luck with that. It’s not going to happen. If you could time the market, you’d be famous and making millions of […] The post Time In the Market, Not Timing appeared first on The Biglaw Investor.

Cordless combo tool kits: Space savers for handy people

Combo tool kits keep handy people well-equipped, even when space is at a premium … My wife is the handy one of us.  It’s just one of the many ways I married up. When it comes to building things from whatever’s lying around, or fixing things that have been well-loved, she makes it happen. Show More Summary

Hatchimals, ‘Unicorns,’ and Other Scarcity Marketing Tactics to Avoid

Just last week, I had a conversation about leggings that blew my mind. After receiving an invite to an online LuLaRoe party, I asked the host how the whole thing worked. She said I just needed to join the Facebook group and then bid on the leggings I wanted. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Alan Watts, Henry David Thoreau, Stutterer, 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 hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Alan Watts on change “You’re under no obligation...Show More Summary

Episode 413: Our Fake Candidate Meets The People

On today's show, Planet Money's economist-approved fake candidate makes his first ads. Then we nervously watch to see what a focus group thinks of them.

Abundant Permaculture with Justin and Rebekah Rhodes

Learn how Justin and Rebekah Rhodes created, Abundant Permaculture, their family business while raising four kids!  Abundant Permaculture: Justin & Rebekah Rhodes This week’s podcast is a personal fave of mine. As we’re taking on DIY projects, including growing more of our own food, I discovered Abundant Permaculture. Show More Summary

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