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Advice For Interns
I've worked with a lot of interns in my career. Here are some suggestions for any prospective intern on how to get the most out of your experience [...]
You Can Move Up The Learning Curve Very Quickly
We highlighted here some of the pitfalls of being early in the learning curve. We offered some basic strategies here to address the initial feeling of being overwhelmed that comes with taking on a big project that you really care about.Now [...]
The Digital Nomad Life: There is a Better Way….
Digital nomad is the new moniker for people who build (or strive to build) an online business while traveling the world. This lifestyle is incredibly alluring, especially to anyone under 35. That said, unless you are [...]
How To Play the Frequent Flyer Points Game–Without Going Bonkers…..
I enjoyed this post about making travel fun again by Paula Pant at AffordAnything.com. (I need to get some of those earphones!) Paula highlights her unique way to enjoy [...]
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Thoughts on the Emergency Fund
An emergency fund is generally three to six months' worth of living expenses. An emergency fund is just common sense and not structuring your life so that you are a whisker away from disaster. If you haven't created one, here is the rough order I suggest you go about it: [...]
The Financial Buffer Let’s You Take Risks
The Financial Buffer is the financial wall you build between yourself and economic insecurity. I want to stress that the financial buffer is not the same as an emergency fund. An emergency fund covers three to six months' worth of living expenses. An emergency fund [...]
9th Grade Math Will Get You There
The goal of MightyInvestor.com is to teach and model a pattern of thoughts that lead to prosperity, joy, and greater freedom. In some ways, we are simply teaching the skills of using ninth grade algebra--both in your daily life and in investing [...]
What’s Your Theme?
So, tell me, what is your theme? Your focus? The arc or pattern or organizing principle that drives your professional life? This is a key question, and one that is not always easy to answer. I don't mean what is your job. A specific job can shift and change, [...]
Are You the Babe Ruth of Investing?
Are you the Babe Ruth of investing? The media lionize certain value investors, speculators, and hedge fund managers--just like star athletes. The difference is that we usually recognize we can't hit a baseball like Babe Ruth while oddly thinking we can [...]
If you are stuck in your job, or if you simply don’t like where your life is in general, you need to start swimming in a new direction. This does not mean that you should quit your job immediately. What it does mean, is that you need to [...]
Strategic Thinking Vs. Hard Work
Have you ever worked construction at the entry level? I spent part of a summer working for a general contractor, getting paid $8 per hour to pour concrete, hammer nails, and do whatever else they needed. That was hard work [...]