What Does It Take to Emotionally Succeed as an Entrepreneur? Here’s What I’ve Learned, One Year After Quitting My Job and Taking the Leap of Faith

Snowboarder in Tannheim, Austria. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snowboarder_in_flight_(Tannheim,_Austria).jpg

[We recently experienced a complete data loss on Invest It Wisely, wiping out our posts and recent comments; we apologize if your comment was lost, and also for the multiple reposts! Thankfully, Code Garage and WP-DBManager saved our butts and we were able to recover data from February 1st. If you run a WordPress site… [Read More]

How to Fight the Blues This Winter by Giving to the Causes That You Believe In

Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska — The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Polarlicht_2.jpg

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… [Read More]

Living to 100 and Beyond: The Changes Ahead


This is the second in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on May 26, 2010. Living to 100 and beyond… is it a dream, or is it something we can achieve in our lifetimes? Last week, I introduced the concept of living to 100 and beyond,… [Read More]

Book Review and Giveaway Part Three: Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School

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… [Read More]

My Personal Goals for 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… [Read More]