Have you had enough of personal finance bloggers coming at you with their physical fitness makeovers? No? Well fine then. Cuz I'm about to fire up a few paragraphs on why pull-ups are good for you. After all, they are the end-all and be-all of strength exercises. And as a bonus, yours truly is going … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Pull-ups (Not the Diaper Variety)
Life Purpose and Lifestyle
An article on Yahoo! Finance caught my eye this past week: 4 millionaire money habits to teach your kids, by Jeanie Ahn. I thought the advice was pretty good. Boiled down, you simply coach your kids to save, understand compounding, avoid frivolous spending, and be charitable. We can get behind … [Read more...] about Should You Teach Your Children How to be Millionaires?
Thanks to being an urban planning major in college, I have a pretty good pulse on how cities develop, change, decline, and gentrify over time. Fair to say that some cities are better than others when it comes to emergency response times, access to clean, potable water, and parks. If I had a choice … [Read more...] about City vs. Suburbs: Why the City Always Wins
Happiness? What is this elusive feeling we chase like a cat after a laser pointer. We're nuts about the topic. In a society that has all the material wealth it could possibly need, we come up short. Combine happiness and purpose on the other hand... We're bombarded with countless books on the … [Read more...] about Happiness? Better to Pursue Purpose and Struggle Instead
Thank goodness for Yahoo! Finance. I had almost thought every topic on personal finance had been thoroughly exhausted, until I came across the headline, "Why we’re too afraid to get rich", by reporter Alyssa Pry. Hallelujah. We are saved. This notion of this "fear of becoming rich" comes from Jen … [Read more...] about Are You Afraid to Get Rich?