What does it mean to get out of the rat race? To me, the phrase “getting out of the rat race” represents the desire and drive within most of us to live our passions and achieve our goals. If you are living the life of your dreams at a 9 to 5, then the rat… [Read More]
What is a back link? If you have ever worked on your own blog or website, then you are probably familiar with the term. However, with all of the buzz around SEO (search engine optimization), back links have taken on a somewhat esoteric and confusing tone. In this post, I want to explore what back… [Read More]
This week, my six-month giveaway contest came to a close, and I contacted the winners. I will announce them on the site as soon as I have received a confirmation from everyone. I had a decent response rate, although a few entries had to be disqualified due to invalid email addresses and similar problems! After… [Read More]
The following guest post is by Greg McFarlane of Control Your Cash. When you write a book about personal finance, as rudimentary as it might be, friends ask your opinions on matters fiscal. A few days ago, I received this pithy email from one of the most financially conservative people I know: When does it… [Read More]
It was the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 [Zhōng qiū jié]) on Wednesday this week! I got together with some of my Chinese friends to eat dinner at our host’s home, marvel at the very bright full moon and nearby Jupiter, and eat moon cakes.