Wise Money

  • 4 Sneaky Signs You’re Seeking Approval, Shared by Jade Joddle (3/22/2017) - “When we approve of ourselves, rather than always seeking approval of others, we find happiness.” ~Unknown~ From the time that we are young, we look for approval from our parents (or any adult guiding us) and maybe even grandparents. We look for approval for our behavior, making sure we are making right choices, grades, colleges, […]
  • 5 Steps to Your Greatest Year Ever, shared by Lewis Howes (1/2/2017) - I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down. -Mia Hamm As 2017 begins to open itself to us, how can we reciprocate? Many of us set goals for the New Year but […]
  • 5 Ways Social Media Screws You Over, shared by Improvement Pill (1/29/2017) - “Social media has given us this idea that we should all have a posse of friends when in reality, if we have one or two really good friends, we are lucky. -Brene Brown- Many of us hate Facebook, but we still run to it when we are bored, lonely and even during times of joy. […]
  • 5 Years Living Without a Cell Phone, shared by Exploring Alternatives (11/14/2016) - Technology can be our best friend, and also be the biggest party pooper. It interrupts our own story, our ability to have a thought, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too busy on the cell phone. -Steven Spielberg- When was the last time you intentionally left the house without your cell phone? How about taking […]
  • 50 Things Every Gentleman Should Know! shared by Practical Psychology (3/6/2017) -

      A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. -George Bernard Shaw- According to a recent article in Salon, the “radical” act of paying attention to each other can greatly improve our relationships. As human contact becomes more digital, do we treat people as disposable? Without common courtesy? Today’s Daily […]

  • 6 Minutes for the Next 60 Years of Your Life, shared by Gary Vaynerchuk (2/23/2017) -

    Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. -Stephen King- Do you think you work hard enough? Are you moving toward your goals or do you feel like you’re just treading water? Can you be honest with yourself that you may need […]

  • A Day in The Life of Van Dwellers, shared by Exploring Alternatives (2/15/2017) -

    Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. -Will Rogers Going against the grain can be hard. Matt Dube and Danielle Chabassol from Exploring Alternatives have opened my eyes to living situations which make going against the grain an adventure. Their motto is “living large […]

  • Are You Working Hard Enough? shared by Gary Vaynerchuk (11/23/2016) - Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. -Stephen King- Do you think you work hard enough? Are you moving toward your goals or do you feel like you’re just treading water? Can you be honest with yourself that you may need […]
  • Are You Working Hard Enough? shared by Gary Vaynerchuk (4/17/2017) -

    Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. -Stephen King- Do you think you work hard enough? Are you moving toward your goals or do you feel like you’re just treading water? Can you be honest with yourself that you may need […]

  • Be A Chameleon, How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (9/12/2016) - I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]
  • Budget- The Dirty Word, shared by Dave Ramsey (1/23/2017) - “You’ve got to tell your money what to do or it will leave” ~Dave Ramsey~ The holiday season is over and most of us have found that we have over indulged not only on the goodies but with the credit cards as well.  Now a few pounds heavier and a few dollars lighter, how do […]
  • Budget- The Dirty Word, shared by Dave Ramsey (4/21/2017) -

    “You’ve got to tell your money what to do or it will leave” ~Dave Ramsey~ The holiday season is over and most of us have found that we have over indulged not only on the goodies but with the credit cards as well.  Now a few pounds heavier and a few dollars lighter, how do […]

  • Daily Dose: Baked Beans or your BMW? (8/15/2016) -   Oh you fancy huh? Nail done, hair done, every thing did. -Drake- Ever had to get to work in your shiny new car but couldn’t afford gas? Got an iPhone 6s and your phone service is shut off ? 63% of Americans do not have $500.00 saved for an emergency according to a recent Forbes […]
  • Daily Dose: Fight or Die! Burn the Ships and Go All In, shared by Clark Danger (8/30/2016) -   The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. -Mark Zuckerberg- Thinking of quitting your job and pursuing your dreams? In the midst of a floundering venture despite your dedication to the idea? Today’s Daily Dose […]
  • Daily Dose: My Guru drives a 90’s Cadillac? Cadillac Confessions, shared by Lewis Howes (8/25/2016) -   My guru said that when he suffers, it brings him closer to God. I have found this, too. -Ram Dass- In today’s world of business mentors and motivational speakers many have gone the route of luxury to showcase their skills; they reveal rows of Lamborghinis and infinity edge pools with quiet waterfalls in the […]
  • Daily Dose: Why Work? (9/5/2016) - Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. –Confucius– Can we find work meaningful once we have committed to a job we hate? Do our financial decisions dictate the ability for us to find meaningful work? Can we live a day without truly working? Today’s Daily Dose, […]
  • Daily Dose:The Rat Race & Why It’s Preventing Financial Freedom,presented by the Minority Mindset (8/22/2016) - Never spend your money before you have earned it. -Thomas Jefferson- Why can’t we figure this out? In a country where we have created some of the most amazing technology, advances in science and literature, many Americans cannot get ahead financially. Our Facebook lives look perfect, well adorned homes and spouses, while we sweat it […]
  • Dave Ramsey’s Top 10 Rules for Success, shared by Evan Carmichael (11/8/2016) -   “We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” -Dave Ramsey- Are we really sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are we ready to be hungry to win and make a change? Can we outwardly live like the broke people we really are until […]
  • Do Minimalists Need Money? shared by Thriving Minimalist (9/26/2016) - After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game of life is what counts. -Aristotle Onassis- Can minimalists become financially successful and still practice what they preach? Can money be considered a positive exchange of creative energy? What is the difference between frugality and minimalism? Today’s Daily Dose shared by […]
  • Do Minimalists Need Money? shared by Thriving Minimalist (3/29/2017) -

    After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game of life is what counts. -Aristotle Onassis- Can minimalists become financially successful and still practice what they preach? Can money be considered a positive exchange of creative energy? What is the difference between frugality and minimalism? Today’s Daily Dose shared by […]

  • Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You! shared by Mike Rowe (10/5/2016) - If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]
  • Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better! (8/11/2016) - Time has more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. –Jim Rohn– Let’s be honest, motivational speakers can be annoying. They share anecdotal tales of rags to riches and tell us we can do the same thing with minimal effort if we desired. Could there be a speaker worth […]
  • Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You! shared by Mike Rowe (3/31/2017) -

    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]

  • Ego is the Enemy, shared by Ryan Holiday (3/14/2017) -

      All bad qualities center around the ego. When the ego is gone, Realization results by itself. –Ramana Maharshi– Can the stories we tell ourselves be detrimental to our development and growth? How dangerous can the Ego really be?   Will a study of the Ego result in humility and self awareness? In today’s Daily Dose, […]

  • Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (2/6/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (5/11/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Friday Freedom! Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (7/14/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Get Out of the Materialism Trap NOW! shared by Erin Janus (3/19/2017) -

    The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. -Alan Watts- How often do we dream about the perfect life we could have with vast amounts of money? How much time do we spend acquiring things […]

  • Get Out of the Materialism Trap NOW! shared by Erin Janus (6/2/2017) -

    The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. -Alan Watts- How often do we dream about the perfect life we could have with vast amounts of money? How much time do we spend acquiring things […]

  • Get Out of the Materialism Trap! shared by Erin Janus (10/25/2016) - The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. -Alan Watts- How often do we dream about the perfect life we could have with vast amounts of money? How much time do we spend acquiring things […]
  • Happy Father’s Day! Generational Wisdom shared by Gary Vaynerchuk (6/18/2017) -

    “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” -Lee Iacocca- How awesome would it be to sit down and tell your parents how amazing they are? Maybe even over a few bottles of wine? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Gary Vaynerchuk, aka Gary Vee is […]

  • How to be a Girl Boss with Sophia Amoruso and Lewis Howes (5/10/2017) -

      Fall seven times, stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb- What does being a Girl Boss mean?  Could it be following your passion even when you are working for minimum wage and a college drop out? Owning your mistakes and failures but still working toward a success? Watch this Weekend Wisdom  exchange between Sophia Amoruso, founder of […]

  • How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (4/15/2017) -

    I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]

  • How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (6/1/2017) -

    I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]

  • How to Become an Early Riser, shared by the Art of Manliness (3/24/2017) -

    Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. -William Blake- Can becoming an early riser help us find the energy and calm to bring about a productive day? Does a goal require your attention but by night it becomes a distant memory due to your tired mind? Keep […]

  • How to Lead Without A Title, shared by Robin Sharma (2/2/2017) -

    When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ -Lao Tzu- How many Leaders do you know without a title? How many managers and bosses do you remember as unelevated as those they managed? Our society reserves the qualities of a leader to those who have attained a certain designation. […]

  • How to Lead Without A Title, shared by Robin Sharma (6/14/2017) -

    When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ -Lao Tzu- How many Leaders do you know without a title? How many managers and bosses do you remember as unelevated as those they managed? Our society reserves the qualities of a leader to those who have attained a certain designation. […]

  • How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking, 8 Tips! shared by Tom Woods (4/7/2017) - “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” – Mark Twain Your heart begins to race and your palms begin to sweat like crazy as you stand before a group of people. Before you even mutter your first word you feel as though you are going to pass […]
  • How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie, shared by One Percent Better (11/21/2016) - If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. -George Burns- How much time did you spend worrying today? Did all that energy change the outcome of any of your problems? […]
  • I don’t want no mediocre (5/25/2016) - “Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” -Jim Rohn Have you ever perused the self-help section of your local bookstore? Standing next to an equally overwhelmed individual pondering which of the books would be the catalyst to bring you through the shit of life that […]
  • If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree, shared by Jim Rohn (2/13/2017) -

    Time has more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. –Jim Rohn– Let’s be honest, motivational speakers can be annoying. They share anecdotal tales of rags to riches and tell us we can do the same thing with minimal effort if we desired. Could there be a speaker worth […]

  • If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree, shared by Jim Rohn (6/28/2017) -

    Time has more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. –Jim Rohn– Let’s be honest, motivational speakers can be annoying. They share anecdotal tales of rags to riches and tell us we can do the same thing with minimal effort if we desired. Could there be a speaker worth […]

  • Like Father like Son, Generational Wisdom shared by Gary Vaynerchuk (GaryVee) (8/31/2016) - “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” -Lee Iacocca- How awesome would it be to sit down and tell your parents how amazing they are? Maybe even over a few bottles of wine? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Gary Vaynerchuk, aka Gary Vee is […]
  • Living In A Car – My Story, shared by Hobo Ahle (2/26/2017) - “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” -Leonardo da Vinci What if adventure could be yours without changing jobs or becoming a millionaire? How does one gainfully employed young woman use her income to travel and enjoy the world’s great gifts? Could we all find contentment in the small but adequate shelter provided by a vehicle?  Today’s […]
  • Millionaire Gives Money Away and Lives in VW Van, shared by Dylan Magaster (11/16/2016) - I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job. -Lionel Richie- What will be your legacy? Will it be the bank accounts, homes and cars we put […]
  • Millionaire Gives Money Away and Lives in VW Van, shared by Dylan Magaster (4/24/2017) -

    I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job. -Lionel Richie- What will be your legacy? Will it be the bank accounts, homes and cars we put […]

  • Monday Moto! Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You – shared by Mike Rowe (7/10/2017) -

    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]

  • Nomad without gettin’ Mad (7/21/2016) - Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. -Will Rogers Going against the grain can be hard. Matt Dube and Danielle Chabassol from Exploring Alternatives have opened my eyes to living situations which make going against the grain an adventure. Their motto is “living large […]
  • Off Grid as a Female, Tips for Women & Even Men! shared by Pure Living for Life (4/9/2017) -

      Technology has a shadow side.  The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance. -Andrew Weil- Was your spouse raised like a Disney princess? Were you? Does the idea of living off grid sound awesome but unfeasible for […]

  • Off Grid as a Female, Tips for Women & Even Men! shared by Pure Living for Life (9/15/2017) -

      Technology has a shadow side.  The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance. -Andrew Weil- Was your spouse raised like a Disney princess? Were you? Does the idea of living off grid sound awesome but unfeasible for […]

  • Off Grid as a Female, Tips for Women & Even Men! shared by Pure Living for Life (5/26/2017) -

      Technology has a shadow side.  The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance. -Andrew Weil- Was your spouse raised like a Disney princess? Were you? Does the idea of living off grid sound awesome but unfeasible for […]

  • Shape our Surroundings, by Renee Fortin (3/21/2017) - “A huge amount of success in life comes from learning as a child how to make good habits. It’s good to help kids understand that when they do certain things habitually, they’re reinforcing patterns.” -Charles Duhigg Are we unknowingly adapting marketing and design? Have you considered the emotions you feel when you find out your […]
  • Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie, shared by One Percent Better (2/17/2017) -

    If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. -George Burns- How much time did you spend worrying today? Did all that energy change the outcome of any of your problems? […]

  • The Poorman’s Meal, shared by Clara Cannucciari of Great Depression Cooking (10/12/2016) - I’m frugal. I’ve always been this way. When I was young, my mom would give me my allowance, and I’d peel off a little each week and have some to spare. -Tyra Banks- How can we respect and embrace the life experiences of our elders as many Asian cultures do? Maybe those experiences play a […]
  • The Poorman’s Meal, shared by Clara Cannucciari of Great Depression Cooking (3/27/2017) -

    I’m frugal. I’ve always been this way. When I was young, my mom would give me my allowance, and I’d peel off a little each week and have some to spare. -Tyra Banks- How can we respect and embrace the life experiences of our elders as many Asian cultures do? Maybe those experiences play a […]

  • Tiny House Couple Redefines Simple Living & Resilience, shared by Kirsten Dirksen (1/31/2017) - “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris- Living in a stressful world, we are always looking for ways to improve our way of life. We find that we are burnt out from our jobs, stressed out from the never-ending stacks of bills […]
  • Weekend Wisdom: How to be a Girl Boss with Sophia Amoruso and Lewis Howes (8/13/2016) -   Fall seven times, stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb- What does being a Girl Boss mean?  Could it be following your passion even when you are working for minimum wage and a college drop out? Owning your mistakes and failures but still working toward a success? Watch this Weekend Wisdom  exchange between Sophia Amoruso, founder of […]
  • Weekend Wisdom: Why We Look Down on Low Wage Earners, shared by The School of Life (8/28/2016) -   Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. -Theodore Roosevelt- What if I told you a visit to an art gallery this weekend could bring you a greater appreciation for your local Walmart checkout workers? How can a painting of a […]
  • What is the right relationship to money? presented by J. Krishnamurti (8/17/2016) -   Money often costs too much. -Ralph Waldo Emerson- As the Dow Jones soars to new peaks, it seems many of us feel a sense of security within the realm of money. Less preoccupation maybe? Is this codependent relationship with money healthy? What is a useful relationship with money? In today’s Daily Dose, explore the […]
  • What is the right relationship to money? presented by J. Krishnamurti (5/12/2017) -

      Money often costs too much. -Ralph Waldo Emerson- As the Dow Jones soars to new peaks, it seems many of us feel a sense of security within the realm of money. Less preoccupation maybe? Is this codependent relationship with money healthy? What is a useful relationship with money? In today’s Daily Dose, explore the […]

  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (11/30/2016) - “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]
  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (3/15/2017) -

    “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]

  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (5/5/2017) -

    “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]

  • Wise Living: Off Grid as a Female, Tips for Women & Even Men! shared by Pure Living for Life (9/20/2016) -   Technology has a shadow side.  The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance. -Andrew Weil- Was your spouse raised like a Disney princess? Were you? Does the idea of living off grid sound awesome but unfeasible for […]
  • Wise Read: A (Not So) Enlightened Youth, by Koi Fresco (4/1/2017) - Click below to take a look! A (Not So) Enlightened Youth: My Uneasy Road to Awareness: A Guide to Finding Yourself from Within Half life story. Half guide to awakening. “A (Not So) Enlightened Youth” describes the life of Koi Fresco and his methodology towards changing one’s life for the better. From addictions to convictions and […]
  • Wise Read: Profoundly Disconnected : A True Confession, By Mike Rowe (3/31/2017) - Profoundly Disconnected : A True Confession From Mike Rowe By Mike Rowe It’s true. Mike Rowe has written a book. A real book. A trillion dollars in student loans. Record high unemployment. Three million good jobs that no one seems to want. The goal of Profoundly Disconnected is to challenge the absurd belief that a […]
  • Wise Read: The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life (4/3/2017) - Check out the Kindle Edition here:The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life It’s important that what thoughts you are feeding into your mind because your thoughts create your belief and experiences. You have positive thoughts and you have negative ones too. Nurture your mind with positive thoughts: kindness, empathy, compassion, […]
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