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Lifestyle Creep Is A Perpetual Battle

Lifestyle Creep Is A Constant Battle

Since Friday afternoon, I’ve talked to four different Verizon reps on the phone regarding our cell phone plan. Pardon me if I’m a little edgy today. You see, they don’t seem to get the fact that I’m trying to save money here. Or at least they don’t appreciate my efforts. Continue reading

Passing on a Promotion Opportunity

Promotion Opportunity

Hey there ya’ll, it’s Mrs. Defined Sight again and I came across quite the unique promotion situation the other day that really made me intrigued. Continue reading

Leverage Is A Powerful Thing If Used Correctly

Leverage Can Be Powerful If Used Correctly

People are often more powerful than they realize. We live in a world of high competition which bodes well for us as consumers. As for employment, there is also high competition but most companies that are worth working for will go above and beyond to retain quality talent. Continue reading

Hate Your Job? This Can Be A Benefit

Do you hate your job? This could be beneficial

 

If you’ve read some of my past writings, you’ll know that I’m not crazy about my current line of work. I get paid fairly well. I get along great with my boss and I do get to work from home. There are things about my job that aren’t that bad. Continue reading

My Favorite Financial Advice

My Best Financial Advice

I learned how to manage finances at an early age. No, I wasn’t reading Buffett, Munger, or Graham when I was 12 years old. The man who I learned from wasn’t a CEO of a big business or a stock trader. Continue reading

Moving Is A Pain But It Scratches An Itch

Moving Is A Pain But It Scratches An Itch

Did you know that people on average move about 12 times in their lifetime? This seems like a lot but it does count times like the college years and during those years there can be a lot of shuffling around. I personally have moved 8 times already. I’m well on my way to meeting the statistical average here. Continue reading

The Importance Of Financial Teamwork

The Importance Of Teamwork

Recently my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. Another year to be thankful for who I’m married to and the wonderful family that we have. For a marriage to thrive, there has to be give and take and a great deal of teamwork. I got to thinking about the importance of teamwork when it comes to household finances. After seeing some other people’s failures and successes, here are a few suggestions. Continue reading

Investing Mistakes I’ve Learned From Through The Years

Investing Mistakes

Hindsight is 20/20, especially when it comes to investing. I was just recently texting with a buddy of mine about this. We traded investing fails back and forth and had a good laugh. In thinking of some of my hits and misses, most errors made were from a lack of experience and knowledge. Here are a few things I’ve learned along the way that will hopefully provide some benefit to novice investors. Continue reading

Ditch Your Job Like A Bad Relationship

Ditch Your Job Like A Bad Relationship

In a personal relationship, one per person loves the other, and the other loves them back. Pretty simple and works, right? However, if one person doesn’t love the other, or both aren’t in love with each other, chances are things are pretty miserable and the relationship will fail. The same can be said about jobs. Let’s take a look at the different work scenarios that are a bad relationship. Continue reading

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 ┬ápast year in my former position. Continue reading

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