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Health, Wealth, Power
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maximizing value while limiting expenses, investing, cars and trucks, personal finance, books, movies, tv shows, career, credit cards, financial analysis, FIRE, gratitude, health/fitness, income opportunities, insurance, investing in yourself, mainstream ignorance, my economic/social theories, philosophical ramblings, taxes
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The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage (2017) by Mel Robbins I decided to read this book because I had been impressed by a couple of Mel Robbins’ speeches I saw. In writing, Robbins has the same firmly positive, but realistic tone. Her five second rule seems like a … Continue reading "Awesome Books I Recommend – 3rd Edition" ...
Posted: May 17 2019 @ 7:12 AM
I wasn’t always where I am now with money. As a newly minted adult with a full time income that seemed substantial at the time, I thought the world was my oyster. I had zero respect for the value of the dollars in my possession. If I saw something I wanted, even a little bit, … Continue reading "Living Intentionally: A Much Better Alternative to Both Financial Ruin AND Frugality" ...
Posted: May 10 2019 @ 7:22 PM
To anyone who has been checking this blog regularly and finding nothing, I apologize. I know I’ve been neglecting this for the last week or two. I’m working on something big and I expect to have good news very soon. However, I am still around and I will have a new post up tomorrow. See … Continue reading "Sorry I’ve Been So Quiet" ...
Posted: May 09 2019 @ 10:35 PM
Morning folks! Sorry this is my first post of the week. I’ve been extremely busy with a number of things, some of which I believe will turn into big news I’ll be posting about pretty soon. I also had to carve out some time to watch the latest Game of Thrones episode so it wouldn’t … Continue reading "My New $16.94/mo Unlimited Everything Cell Phone Plan" ...
Posted: May 01 2019 @ 11:03 AM
Anyone who read my previous Costco post knows I love the company. But in what I promise wasn’t an intentionally malicious act, I forgot to mention some very significant ways the store can save you a ton of money. Recently I was reminded of two of them in particular. So this post is more an … Continue reading "More Ways to Save Money Very Quickly at My Favorite Store" ...
Posted: Apr 26 2019 @ 8:02 AM
Anyone who knows me, or who has been reading this blog for a while, knows that I was divorced in 2016 and that while I was about as devastated as humanly possible at the time, I have since come to view it as one of the best things that has ever happened to me. No, … Continue reading "How I’m Learning to Be Excited When Things Don’t Go My Way" ...
Posted: Apr 24 2019 @ 7:35 AM
Do you love paying taxes? Ok, stupid joke. But today I want to talk about a couple of great ways to pay a little less and help your future self out in the process. For those who ignore the almost nonstop reminders in the media, the United States has a massive retirement crisis in its … Continue reading "401k and Roth IRA Basics" ...
Posted: Apr 22 2019 @ 7:21 AM
With this post we’ve reached a milestone on Health, Wealth, Power. By my count, this is post number 50. So far, readership has been going up steadily and that has been very exciting. To those of you who have been coming here for a while, I’m glad to have you along on this journey. To … Continue reading "My 50th Post Spectacular (Yes, That is a Play on the Title ...
Posted: Apr 19 2019 @ 7:31 AM
If you had asked me to write this post ten years ago, I would have refused to do it since advising anyone to buy a new car would have been a huge disservice. Why buy new when that same car will cost a quarter less in a year and about half in four or five? … Continue reading "How to Get an Awesome Deal on a New Car" ...
Posted: Apr 15 2019 @ 8:17 AM
I was working on a very different post for today but that one is going to have to wait since something else has grabbed hold of my attention. This is going to get into the “way too personal” category but since this blog has turned into a sort of journal for me, since I’ve intentionally … Continue reading "How Do You Respond When Your World Comes Crashing Down (Again)?" ...
Posted: Apr 11 2019 @ 1:48 AM


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