Think and Grow Rich

One of the classics recommended by the FI community to read is a book from 1937 called Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.  The premise of this book is that it is meant to be a how-to on becoming rich.  Hill spent approximately 25 years interviewing over 500 successful men and women to find... Continue Reading →

Use Your Superpower

What's the first thing that you do every morning when you wake up? Are you aware of it or do you just go through the motions? Have you ever heard the phrase that humans are "creatures of habit"? Ever taken the time to really think about what this means? If so, you're not alone. Hundreds,... Continue Reading →

Pursuing FI is a Privilege

Recently, Mrs. Frugalwoods of the amazing blog, Frugalwoods, released a novel of their story towards Financial Independence called Meet the Frugalwoods. There have been many mixed reviews of this book. One response article in particular that I would like to address is called "Bring Frugal is for the Rich." The premise of the article is... Continue Reading →

Living a Life of Happine$$

In keeping with my New Year's resolutions, I have been trying to read at least one book every 2 weeks. The first book of the year was The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen spends a year putting into action different ideas and philosophies with the goal of being a happier person by the end of the... Continue Reading →

The Value(s) of Money

When I was a kid, money was something that I used for Pokemon cards and Pogs. It meant that if I did enough extra chores (above the usual expected housework), I could get a couple of dollars together to get a fresh pack of Pokemon cards. Even then, I was a consumer - trading my... Continue Reading →

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