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Would you do your Job if you Didn’t Get Paid for it? (reader poll)
Sat, 09/10/11 | 20 Comments
Would you do your Job if you Didn’t Get Paid for it? (reader poll)

“If you wouldn’t do your job for free, then find a new one.”
I’m not sure who originally came up with this notion, but I’ve heard a number of my colleagues and a number of writers …

Two Paths to Financial Independence. Which will you Take?
Thu, 07/21/11 | 31 Comments
Two Paths to Financial Independence. Which will you Take?

It’s easy to put off saving for retirement until mid-life, take out a 30-year mortgage on a big home, watch cable TV to pass time, rely on student loans instead of working to pay off …

Have you Diversified your Income Streams? Share your Story!
Tue, 04/12/11 | 24 Comments
Have you Diversified your Income Streams? Share your Story!

I’m really in love with the idea of diversifying your income streams.
And I don’t mean “diversifying” as a means to survival – i.e. the single mother who NEEDS to work three low paying jobs to …

The Personal Finance Marathon: 4 Tips to Help you Stay on Track
Tue, 03/29/11 | 7 Comments
The Personal Finance Marathon: 4 Tips to Help you Stay on Track

We all have different reasons for being interested in personal finance.
- Getting out of debt.
- Buying the shiny, latest new thing.
- An education, a home, retirement.
- Protection against any possible hardship.
- The freedom to do …

What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?
Tue, 01/25/11 | 33 Comments
What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?

I have a question for you.
It’s a question that, at its root, is the single biggest driving force behind wanting to improve our personal finances – whether we know it or not.
We work so that …

The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World – When do we Draw the Line?
Tue, 10/12/10 | 286 Comments
The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World – When do we Draw the Line?

We, as Americans, work too many hours. If you don’t believe so, check out the following data points that compare us to our peers around the world.
American Work-Life Balance

According to the Center for American Progress …


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