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The Year of Growth: Traveling, Personal and Professional Development

The Year of Growth: Traveling, Personal, and Professional Development

 

It has been a little over a year since we made our big leap moving across the state, uprooting our family, abandoning a community of friends and trusted neighbors we had gotten to know so well in over 10 years, for the most part my career happiness. Job wise, I could not have made a better decision. I don’t think I would have survived 2 miscarriages, the loss of friends, family and our beloved dog this  past year in my former position. Continue reading

Remove the Clutter and Find Some Cash!

Remove the Clutter and Find Some Cash!

If there’s one thing in my life I get absolutely annoyed with, is clutter. I firmly believe that if you have not worn that shirt in your closet for 5 years, or are maybe saving those flared jeans from high school when they come back in style, you should probably donate them. Continue reading

Easter Weekend and the Candy Industry

Easter and the Candy Industry

Happy Easter weekend to everyone! We are hosting family at our house this year which always makes things a bit more hectic but at least we don’t have to travel. I hope that all of the readers here get to enjoy quality family time as well! Continue reading

Will Our Children Live a Better Life Than We Do?

Will Our Children Live a Better Life Than We Do?Parents always want the best for their children. We work hard to provide them the best life possible. After all, I think the goal is to give your children a better life than what we had. Continue reading

There Are Things In Life That You Shouldn’t Skimp On

There Are Some Things In Life You Shouldn't Skimp On

As much as I love finding a good deal and saving money now and then, there are things that just don’t pay to skimp on. Some of these lessons I have learned the hard way and some that I’ve heard from others. Continue reading

Spending Money While On Vacation Can Be Addicting

Spending in Clearwater Beach FloridaI’m finally in the process of adding up the vacation expenses to throw in the monthly budget spreadsheet. Although it sounds boring, it was actually quite fun to look back at the receipts and remember the fun associated with the cost. Continue reading

Back From Vacation, Back To The Grind

Florida VacationWell that week of vacation went by too fast. My wife and I just returned from sunny Florida. I always enjoy visiting that state as it feels like a totally different country than where we are from. Especially during winter of course. As it turns out, we left during a great time. Continue reading

Are Shopping Malls a Thing of the Past?

Are Shopping Malls a Thing of the Past?I am not what you would call a shopping enthusiast but yesterday I needed some last minute items before we leave on our vacation in a few days. I decided to make a trip to our town’s mall and was kind of surprised to see how busy it was there. Continue reading

Building Wealth Comes Down to Two Basic Principles

Wealth BuildingThere are many great books and blog posts out there about building wealth. I’ve read and continue to read many of them. After all is said and done though, there are really only two ways to fundamentally grow that stack. Continue reading

Elevated Cholesterol- An Unexpected Turn of Events

Elevated CholesterolWell it appears that my lifestyle of food choices has caught up to me. You see, I am a daily red meat eater. Steaks, burgers, pepper sticks, ribs…you name it. It’s a way of life really. Well until I decided to get a physical done recently. Continue reading

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