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Live Differently

Nobody is an expert in your life except for you

Eight years ago, I finally caved. One morning, I woke up at 5am and hit the gym before work rather than waiting until after work, which was my usual routine. It seemed like the thing to do. After all, I kept reading about why we need to gym-it-up before the workday hits. For example, according to this source , working out before work: * releases feel-good hormones and boost your brainpower * sets a strong tone for your day, and * increase y
Aug 20, 2019·6 min read
In Retirement

Why Morning Brew is the only newsletter I'll never unsubscribe from

Why is the Morning Brew a must-read for any business professional? Because you're getting curated news with flair, humor and intelligence.
Aug 19, 2019·2 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #45: Grokking Money

Happy Saturday and welcome to the 45th episode of the 'Blogger Confessions' interview series on the blog. Today, I'm bringing in Grokking Money to talk about blogging and how they've managed to keep everything straight as a personal finance blogger. Grokking, take it away. Blogger Confessions with Grokking Money 1: In at least 100 words, describe the target audience of your blog. The story behind Grokking Money goes back to a book I came across when I was trying to
Aug 17, 2019·8 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #44: Nathan from Millionaire Dojo

In this edition of Blogger Confessions, Nathan from Millionaire Dojo talks about his ebay side hustle and journey to financial independence.
Aug 10, 2019·5 min read
Live Differently

The top 10 reasons why too many people retire poor

There are too many people in this country (and world) who retire poor. Some are forced into early retirement before they are ready. For others, health concerns might have influenced their decision to hang up their hat, and for some, just flat poor money choices . Workers can barely stick their neck above the waters, and people are forced to retire poor. The situation is common, although this is more prominent in s
Aug 7, 2019·8 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #43: Physician on Fire

Today we're talking to the good doc over at Physician on Fire about helping high-icnome professionals make better financial decisions.
Aug 3, 2019·7 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #42: Jerry Brown from Peerless Money Mentor

Happy Saturday and welcome to the 42nd episode of the 'Blogger Confessions' interview series on the blog. Today, I'm bringing in Jerry Brown from Peerless Money Mentor to talk about blogging and how they've managed to keep everything straight as a personal finance blogger. Jerry, take it away. Blogger Confessions with Jerry Brown from Peerless Money Mentor 1: In at least 100 words, describe the target audience of your blog. The target audience for my blog
Jul 27, 2019·5 min read
Live Differently

A guide to house hacking your way to retirement

House hacking is a clever way to use real estate to build enough passive income to do whatever you want in life, including retire.
Jul 25, 2019·13 min read
Live Differently

Escaping the debt spiral: A high income path to financial independence

Debts are big business in the U.S. Escape the debt spiral by using these seven proven techniques to keep your money safe and under control.
Jul 23, 2019·10 min read
Blogger Confessions

Blogger Confessions #41: Kevin from Next Level Finance

Happy Saturday and welcome to the 41st episode of the 'Blogger Confessions' interview series on the blog. Today, I'm bringing in Kevin from Next Level Finance to talk about blogging and how they've managed to keep everything straight as a personal finance blogger. Kevin, take it away. Blogger Confessions with Kevin from Next Level Finance 1: In at least 100 words, describe the target audience of your blog. My goal is to write for a semi-advanced personal finance cr
Jul 20, 2019·4 min read
In Retirement

My social status turned into a financial shit show

Your social status is solid. You're looking the part, kicking ass and taking names. But, where's all your money? Are you working forever?
Jul 18, 2019·9 min read
Change Your Life

I earn $4m a year, and lifestyle inflation is a thing of the past

I never struggled to earn a lot of money in my career, but here's what I did to avoid lifestyle inflation and control my money.
Jul 16, 2019·11 min read