I am lucky in that my job affords me the ability to do most of my work from home. I am usually in the office only one day a week at most. Working from home is a benefit most people don’t have and I love it — but it definitely can be a challenge. I … Read moreHow to Improve Your Productivity When Working from Home
As someone who’s on the brink of losing his job, I have been doing my research and looking for employment opportunities. I can tell you that there are jobs out there, but it’s not easy to get one. With unemployment rate in record territory, companies can pick and choose whomever they want to hire, and … Read moreHow to Deal with a Job Loss
Ever wonder why some people can never do wrong? I have been observing successful people around me, and experimenting with different ideas. Here are the seven traits that I’ve found work well for me in many situations. I think they will make you richer and more successful in many ways. 1. Successful people know what … Read moreSeven Traits of Successful People
I have a secret desire to be a professional financial planner one day (well, now it’s not so secret anymore). Of course, this would take me in a completely direction from my current career. Because of this desire, I jumped at the chance to interview Ciaran McKeever of Chance Favors who is a Certified Financial … Read moreWhat is a Certified Financial Planner? An Interview with Ciaran McKeever
Recently, my friend Patrick from Cash Money Life wrote, “Your Greatest Asset is the Ability to Create Income.” In it, he said: “What is your greatest asset? Most people think it is their house. They are wrong. Bank account? Wrong again. For the vast majority of people, the greatest asset they have is the ability … Read more6 Ideas to Protect Your Greatest Asset
In “Getting A Good Job Is A Matter Of Luck?“, Minimum Wage asked, “How do you keep your skills current if you have a menial dead-end job?” I believe that despite your situation, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Since I don’t know where Minimum Wage lives and the kind of skills he seeks, … Read moreHow to Keep Your Skills Current
It always pains me to see good people stuck in jobs that are obviously well under their capabilities. On the opposite end, how some people ended up with their great jobs occasionally surprise me. This made me think about my own career, and wondered if luck has anything to do with getting a good job? … Read moreGetting a Good Job is a Matter of Luck?
Occasionally, I like to share some of the stories that floating around the Net and email systems with my blog readers. This is a great story that my wife sent me (may be it’s a hint). The story is about a boy and his dad. “Daddy, may I ask you a question?” “Yeah, sure, what … Read moreTime with Family: Why Do You Work So Hard?
When I mentioned that I failed to get in to a medical school, Jonathan of My Money Blog said, “The main thing is that if you go into medicine for the money, you’ll be much less likely to succeed and the money won’t be worth it.” I fully agree with his comment and it reminds … Read moreThe Three Stonecutters