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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  past year in my former position. 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

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

Vacation Planning Comedy

Vacation Time!It has been a long winter up north in the frozen tundra so my wife and I decided to book a much needed getaway next month. Normally for this type of vacation we opt for the Caribbean but we wanted to stay in the US  for this one. Continue reading

Are Extroverts Better Money Earners?

Are Extroverts Better Money Earners?In a recent post I asked if introverts are better at saving money. Being introverted myself, I had a slightly biased opinion I suppose. So today, I want to give the extroverts out there some love. Continue reading

Teleworking- The Good and Bad of Working From Home

TeleworkingAs I have mentioned in other posts, we moved to a different city nearly a year ago. Since then, I have been teleworking or in other words, working from home for my previous employer. Continue reading

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