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I recently had the pleasure of reading “The Art of Non-Conformity“, by Chris Guillebeau. I actually won the book via a book review and giveaway hosted by Dr. Dean at the Yakezie. Thanks Dr. Dean and Chris for giving me the opportunity to read this book! The premise of the book is simple, yet enticing: [...]

29 Comments Kevin on Jan 23rd 2012

Welcome to part 3 of my review of “Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School“! If you don’t have the book yet, there’s a giveaway running across all parts of this book review with 5 copies of the book to be given away in all! Read part one: Book Review [...]

14 Comments Kevin on Jan 10th 2012

Welcome to part 2 of my review of “Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School“! If you don’t have the book yet, there’s a giveaway running across all parts of this book review with 5 copies of the book to be given away in all! Read part one: Book Review [...]

20 Comments Kevin on Jan 3rd 2012

Back in June, I had a preview of Andrew Hallam’s new book “Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School“, as well as a pre-order giveaway. I have been waiting since then for a copy of my own so that I could review the book and share my review with you [...]

22 Comments Kevin on Dec 19th 2011

Here is an article from my early days of blogging. This was originally published on April 21st, 2010. It’s a warm, sunny afternoon, the wind is blowing softly, and the birds are chirping. You are lying on a lawn chair next to the beach, eyes closed, with the warm sun shining on your face and [...]

54 Comments Kevin on Nov 17th 2011

Do you enjoy eating food? Not just any food, but good food? I recently had the pleasure to read “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto“, by Michael Pollan, which teaches us that in spite of the growing commercialization and industrialization of the food industry, it is still possible to enjoy food and to do so in [...]

55 Comments Kevin on Oct 12th 2011

I recently had the opportunity to read “What Investors Really Want: Know What Drives Investor Behavior and Make Smarter Financial Decisions“, by Meir Statman. While many books on investing focus on the mechanics of investing in stocks, bonds, etc… this book instead looks at the investors themselves; it focuses on the emotional and intrinsic benefits [...]

23 Comments Kevin on Mar 21st 2011

For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing. ~Friedrich Nietzsche The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey [...]

50 Comments Kevin on Jan 13th 2011

Do you dread going into work in the mornings? Do you wish that you didn’t have to spend the best hours of your day in a cubicle, doing work that doesn’t interest you? I recently had the pleasure of reading “Early Retirement Extreme“, a philosophical and practical guide to financial independence written by Jacob Lund [...]

102 Comments Kevin on Jan 4th 2011

How to Profit in Gold When we invest our savings, we usually limit our choice of assets to mutual funds, bonds, and certificates of deposit. Investing your money in these assets has traditionally been seen as the best and most straightforward way of accumulating wealth for the future… at least, that’s what we used to [...]

43 Comments Kevin on Dec 23rd 2010

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