A valuable lesson on why failure is an option

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In recent years, I’ve read stories, listened to podcast interviews and watched videos on those who’ve achieved success in life.  No matter the type of success they experienced, they all had one thing in common

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New year, New vlog series

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Happy New Year!  I’m determined to make 2017 full of new experiences, so I thought I’d mess with a vlog series for 2017.  Find me on youtube here.

Top 5 Holiday gift ideas!

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Christmas is only a few days away, so you’d better start making use of that Amazon Prime 2-day shipping! This year, I decided to start my holiday shopping a little early, so I wouldn’t miss out on the hot items of the season.  I hate the thought of accumulating more stuff in the house, so in keeping with our somewhat minimalistic …

A new adventure every weekend

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“Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.” –Walt Whitman

Why I quit Facebook. A look into what really matters.

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Many moons ago, it was brought to my attention that my time management and productivity was on the decline, while my attention deficit was through the roof…Squirrel! Ok.  Where was I? Ahh yes.  The culprit of said decline?  I narrowed it down to the hours I spent mindlessly scrolling through the status updates of 500 plus friends I somehow acquired over …

New skills, bonding and saving $10k: How to cut your kid’s hair (Video)

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Of all the skills I’ve acquired over the 33 years I’ve been alive, the two I’d love to pass on to my kids are how to make/save money, and how to cut their own hair.

5 easy steps to help kids grow their money

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Schools.  They teach our kids math, history, science, language arts and a few other subjects.  That’s all fine, I mean, I want my kids to be well-rounded members of society, but wouldn’t it be great if they learned business practices and negotiating in elementary and middle school, too?  A few hundred bucks at age 11: Back in the early 90’s, …

Is it downhill after 30? 6 Steps to keep it in check.

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You’ve made your decision, tomorrow is the day you stop eating like crap and start getting your body in check.  So you wake up early, feeling great after a solid night’s rest.  After a nice stretch, you start your run, feeling light on your feet and thinking “hell yea, the new me is awesome!” Turning the final corner, you see the end …

Life lessons: How I made $1200 and created a better life, all in 2 days

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“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.” -Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up I remember when I was in my early 20’s, living with a roommate, I could literally haul my entire life in the trunk of my car if I …