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    New Year – New You

    Now that we are almost a full month into the new year, and everyone has already ditched their New Year’s resolutions, I’m dropping in for some reminders and motivation. Do you want to wake up this time next year in the same exact financial position you are in now? You’re working 5 days a week, and are going to receive a full year of pay, but what do you have to show for it? Sure, you have some new gadgets, new clothes, and you might’ve upgraded your phone to the newest iPhone that Apple offers, but is that what a year of your life amounts to? If you said yes,…

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    How Sacrificing My Job for Adventure Advanced My Career 5 Years

    It’s no secret that while I (Mr. RRR) have a pretty good job that I enjoy, I’m pretty easily out-earned by my incredible wife. I’m not even remotely ashamed or emasculated by this fact, Mrs. RRR busted her ass to get through school and now she’s a relatively high earner, even though she hates it. But, earlier this year, we were approached with an opportunity for her to go work on a project in St. Louis. The perks were: 10% pay increase for the length of the project. Move 100% covered by her company Housing allowance. Per-diem’s for food. Furniture allowance (if you kept your moved belongings under a certain…

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    The Million Dollar Bet, & What it Means for You

      You might’ve heard the name Warren Buffett. He happens to be the 4th wealthiest person in the world at a net worth of $76.9 billion and is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. You might not have known, however, that he has a one million dollar bet with the money management firm Protégé Partners. The bet is that an index fund (Buffett’s choice) will out perform an actively managed portfolio of hedge funds (managed by Protégé Partners). Now, why would Warren Buffett, widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world, bet against a portfolio managed by a team of active professionals? Before we dive into the…

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    Craigslist: The Perfect Side Hustle

    Craigslist where you can find anything from someone selling a business to someone soliciting for obscure sex fetishes. We are going to find a happy medium to cover in this article, even though both of those options mentioned could likely net you some significant compensation. However, like most things in life, with greater reward comes greater risk. Craigslist hustles can range from quite a few things, including the aforementioned niches, but today we are going to dive into flipping. Craigslist Side-Hustle Anyone who knows me knows that I love hustling on Craigslist (and now Facebook Marketplace). It’s the perfect forum for someone to get rid of something they no longer…

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    Analysis Paralysis: What is It? And How You Can Overcome It.

    Do you ever find yourself weighing all the options of a decision? Do you envision every possible outcome? At that point do you commit to a resolution, or do you continue this vicious cycle of constant analysis and never make a decision? If this sounds familiar, you may have ‘analysis paralysis’. According to the reliable source of Wikipedia, analysis paralysis is: is the state of over-analyzing a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. I, like most people in the world, am guilty of this. I like to try to find the perfect solution to most any problem. This isn’t a huge issue…