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The greatest investment you will ever make is in yourself.

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Wins, Losses and Lessons in 2023: Turtle-Speed Dec 18, 2023

This year is going to go down as one of the most unique of my life.

There were just a lot of things that happened that have never or rarely ever happened to me.

Here's a few examples:

  • First year since I was 15 I didn't get a paycheck from an employer
  • Built my first online course (and then 3...
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Why The FIRE Method Doesn't Work For Most People Dec 16, 2023

Do you live in a commune? Plan on never having children? Like living in a van or tiny home?

Then the FI/RE movement (Financial Independence/Retire Early) may be great for you!

But if you're like 99% of other people that don't fit that demographic and you're chasing FIRE, you will probably find...

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Use the 25/5 Method To Finish The Year Strong Dec 09, 2023

You have goals and you're pushing hard to stay focused.

But life comes at you fast in December...

  • Holiday shopping for family, loved ones and Susan at the office because she's your White Elephant gift this year
  • End of year deadlines so everyone needs something from you urgently
  • Kids activities...
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How To Give Better Gifts And Save Money For The Holidays Dec 02, 2023

It's the season of giving and my family LOVES to give gifts to each other.

But we have an awesome problem...we have a huge family.

On my side, I have 4 siblings (and 3 nieces) and on my wife's side she has 2 siblings (with 4 nieces and nephews). We also have grandparents and cousins we are...

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The Easiest Way To Have More Money Nov 11, 2023

"I just wanted to tell you that 5-minute conversation we had saved me $2300!"

A guy at church just told me this.

What was the conversation about?

Negotiating your bills.

I told him to take a few hours and get some quotes on insurance and other monthly bills.

The crazy part...he only called around on...

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You Need A HYSA (High Yield Savings Account) Nov 04, 2023

You're missing out risk-free money.

I mean, as long as the banks don't go bankrupt, that is, which is unlikely.

You need to go dump whatever pile of cash you have lying around that's not meant to pay your monthly bills into a HYSA.

Now.

Why? And What's A HYSA?

A high-yield savings account (HYSA)...

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The Dirty Secret Of Becoming Successful Oct 28, 2023

I worked in the tech industry for a long time.

I know people in professional services, healthcare, law and at the top of their game in almost every industry there is.

The CEOs I've met over the years ranged from companies that had $1m in revenue all the way to $30B.

I've sat in rooms of 10...

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Three Ways I Made 1000% Returns And Why 7% ROI Sucks Oct 14, 2023

This may be one of the most important posts I ever write around money. And it may look click-baity but that title is more serious than a snakebite.

This community is full of Heroes and Heroes know that the status quo doesn't get you anywhere worthwhile. That's why I'm here to tell you the...

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9 Rules About Making Money Sep 30, 2023

I was in a small group with some people who were all self-made millionaires. 

 We asked the question "what would we tell our 25 year old selves about making money?" and the answers were interesting.

So I compiled them into a list of "9 Rules" from that conversation that I'd tell...

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The Skeleton System: The Base Personal System Sep 23, 2023

"Yeah, yeah, I know what a 'system' is."

This is what I hear when I ask someone what it is.

I always get the same type of answer.

A loose example of a real-world system and the word "inter-connected" usually gets used instead of an actual definition.

It's okay, we all forgot high school physics,...

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The Crisis Of Home Prices And Wages Sep 16, 2023

I laugh when I hear people say you should just save up to buy house with cash. 

Anyone recommending this is out of touch with reality and playing by money rules that are 30 years old.

We have a housing crisis on our hands that is so bad, the government is trying to address the inequity by...

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Give Up On Making Passive Income Sep 09, 2023

My role in life has become clear over the years.

It's basically to say the unpopular things that no one wants to say out loud.

So I'm going to absolutely ruin some click-baity YouTube videos for you right now...

But you need to give up on the idea of passive income. It doesn't exist in the way...

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