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Posts from ‘August, 2011’

Income Source Brainstorm

I type this post while recovering from an unfamiliar sensation: An earthquake. Having lived my whole life on the East Coast, I have never had the experience of the ground shaking for no particular reason. Unexpectedly cool days aside, today I’d like to talk to you about brainstorming for potential sources of income. Even if […]

RISE Poker: An Unusual Side Income Source

I almost didn”t want to write this particular post since people tend to get a bit touchy when it comes to vices, and a game like Poker is no different. Yet the reason I bring up Poker as an income source isn”t to encourage you to dump your life savings into a game that statistically […]

Finding Direction: Early Retirement or Working Happily?

When I first got into Personal Finance, I was convinced that the best way to go was simply save as much as you possibly can, build up a portfolio of income, and retire to wherever seems interesting at the time. As time went on, I realized that in order to do that, chances were that […]

The Pros and Cons of Home Ownership: My Perspective

Now a few months into home ownership, I feel like I have a lot to reflect upon. To start, let me say that I am not the kind of person that worries about a lot of things. I have built my life around minimizing unnecessary stress while working on the things I want to do. […]

Overcoming Financial Fear: Hunkering Down

For as long as I can remember, I have been a person that you would generally call “Risk averse.” As such, I often fall prey to a very simple blunder that consumers and companies alike make: Letting fear and worry dictate their actions instead of doing what you know is right. In terms of finance, […]