Cycling vs. Golf. Which activity is better for the body, soul, and wallet? The answer is easy: Cycling rules. Golf sucks. Having just completed a 62-mile cycling event yesterday, I'm ready to write. And otherwise not move. Let's explore the merits of a couple of popular outdoor activities, now that it's finally summertime. I'd argue that cycling wins, hands-down. I'll … [Read more...] about Why Cycling Is the New Golf (Time to Hang Up Your Clubs)
Life Purpose and Lifestyle
Your lifestyle and life purpose are the crucial variables that often get lost in the figures and spreadsheets of personal finance. Topics range from relationships to avoiding regrets and limiting social media consumption.
Any day now. It's coming up. The annual wintertime vacation to someplace WARM. And this ritual has me pondering how to not worry about spending money and just have FUN. Time to tuck the budget away and unwind... In two weeks, the Cubert family will be getting on a plane (you know how I love air travel) and zooming off to the desert southwest. It's time for a little vacation, … [Read more...] about How to Not Worry About Spending Money
It's never too early to start thinking about what to change in your life next year. Understanding how to make your New Year's resolutions stick can be a very useful tool for self-improvement. You just have to lean-in and commit. Don't be like all those people you know who start with a bang, (with a new exercise or diet scheme, for instance) only to throw in the towel by … [Read more...] about Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick for Health and Wealth
I recently caught a segment on NPR that revealed gripping reasons why life without social media is incredibly healthier. The pervasive effects of Social Media on our day to day lives came into full focus that colorful fall day. In addition to Twitter getting trashed, I ditched ten other apps from my phone. Some social media related, but mostly just crap I didn't use much. … [Read more...] about Life Without Social Media: Why Give It Up?
I started drafting this post on the day of our 11th anniversary. My ever-beautiful, awesome, and happy wife shared with me that morning how cool it was to have our special day on a Saturday, just like our original wedding day. I figured it high time I wrote about what an awesome partner she is, and how she's made me a better all-around dude. A happy wife in retirement is a … [Read more...] about A Happy Wife Makes a Happy Life