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20 Comments Kevin on Feb 3rd 2013

Welcome to December, everyone! As we draw nearer to Christmas, the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, and the snow starts to stick to the ground. In some ways, the lengthening nights can be a bit depressing, as it starts to get dark before 4 p.m. However, I’m also reminded of warm, delicious […]

20 Comments Kevin on Dec 18th 2012

I recently had a recap of my goals from 2011; overall I did decent, but not as well as I would have liked. I am constantly wondering how I can do better and how I can improve. I’ve learned that when setting goals, it’s better to aim high, fail slightly but still end up higher than […]

23 Comments Kevin on Jan 6th 2012

My girlfriend recently treated me to a live performance of The Lion King Broadway Musical. I’m not usually big on watching musicals, but I loved the movie and the musical did not disappoint. The Lion King is a moving story about love, loss, and the circle of life. It follows the life of a young […]

41 Comments Kevin on Sep 6th 2011

Me: Baby, how much should I save, and why? Her: How much? A lot. Why? To make me happy. We each have our own reasons for saving… what are yours? How much should I save, and why? Before we can answer this question, we need to ask another question: What is my time preference? In […]

44 Comments Kevin on Aug 17th 2011

Sometimes I look back on the changes of the first half of the 20th century, and I try to put myself in the shoes of someone growing up in that time and imagine what it must have been like to experience life in that period. I think back to 100 years ago, which is really […]

36 Comments Kevin on May 9th 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

Resolutions are the big thing every new year, but I personally believe in having ongoing personal goals. There is a benefit in setting specific achievements for the year, though; it gives you something to measure against. Here are my goals for 2011:

42 Comments Kevin on Jan 10th 2011

It’s already one week into the new year, people are returning from vacations, and school is starting up again. The holiday season has come to a close, but here at Invest It Wisely, there is still one active giveaway! Read on to find out more… Winners of the previous giveaways I’d like to congratulate the […]

20 Comments Kevin on Jan 9th 2011

Yesterday, I talked about how I recently shifted to a more primal way of living, and how both my mental and my physical health have dramatically improved, as a result. Today, I want to share some frugal tips with you on how you can also improve your health and fitness, without breaking the bank! So, […]

29 Comments Kevin on Aug 24th 2010

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