I've been thinking a lot about gratitude lately. Today, I'd like to know what you think. 40,000 Steps I've been walking like a maniac lately. It's part of my effort to lose weight. As long as I have the time, I walk to any destination under 3 miles. When I was in San Diego, I had two consecutive days where I walked 40,000 steps. For the past week, I've averaged … [Read more...] about Do You Practice Gratitude?
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So, there is a conference coming up in Dallas for financial media called FinCon. And it's great! It's awesome hanging out with over 1,500 (my favorite number) folks who love talking about money as much as I do. And beer. And there is an event for folks who are not bloggers too. It's only $39 and the dude who runs FinCon is a great guy, so I know it will be a … [Read more...] about Wanna Meet in Dallas?
Anything look different this morning? If you're reading this on a desktop, you're seeing the new blog design: When I decided to launch a blog way back at the end of 2012, I pulled my hair out for two months trying to decide on a theme (look and appearance of the blog). I couldn't decide on one, so just defaulted to an ancient design. It looked horrible, but I vowed to … [Read more...] about Anti Bucket List?
A reader from the United Kingdom wrote to me last week: I've recently graduated and landed a fairly swanky job. So naturally I'm planning an escape strategy.... Do I want to have my nose to the corporate grind-stone forever? No. Do I fancy retiring from formal work at 43? Um, yeah! Long-story-short, I've just stumbled on your blog and I really like it. (I also really like … [Read more...] about Advice for a 23 Year Old?
All of my recent Ask the Readers have been deep and serious! I've been asking about focus, sleep issues and even death. No fun! Besides, why should y'all have to figure out my problems? I should just hire a therapist! The kids are back in school. There is new snow in the mountains. It's still dark at 6am. Summer is quickly fading. Summer Adventures We were traveling fools … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Tell Me about Your Summer Adventures