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Tipping Culture in America: Has It Gotten Out of Control?

January 26, 2024

Tipping culture is a common practice in America, where customers are expected to give extra money to service workers, such as waiters, bartenders, hairdressers, or taxi drivers, as a way of showing appreciation and gratitude. Tipping culture is also a controversial topic, as it raises many questions and issues about the fairness, efficiency, and morality…

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Quiet Luxury: An Inconvenient Truth for Ordinary Budgets

January 25, 2024

“Quiet luxury” might sound like an oxymoron, but it’s become a buzzword among the elite. It’s the art of splurging on the discreetly opulent – think luxury that doesn’t need to shout, but prefers a sophisticated whisper. However, as we peel back the layers of this trend, it becomes clear that for young professionals chasing…

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5 Reasons You Won’t Reach Financial Independence

March 21, 2021

Do you believe it’s possible to achieve Financial Independence? One of your goals might be to achieve financial independence and retire early.…

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How To Get Rich Quick in a College Town

March 17, 2021

This article titled How To Get Rich Quick in a College Town sounds like a hyperbole. But the very first thought I…

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Adaptability Quotient (AQ): Unlocking the Key to Thriving in a Rapidly Changing World

February 26, 2021

Welcome to the age of Adaptability Quotient (AQ), where our capacity to embrace change has become a defining factor in both our…

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First-Time Home Buyer – Avoid the Rookie Mistakes

February 20, 2021

What percentage of Americans become first-time home buyers?  The term “first-time home buyer” can be misleading. If you have never owned a…

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Mentoring in the Financial Independence Community

Mentoring in the Financial Independence Community

February 17, 2021

If we focus on mentoring in the Financial Independence (Fi) Community, we can establish stronger relationships, be even more successful, and attract…

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CampFI – Camp Financial Independence

January 19, 2021

What is CampFI? CampFI is a 4-day, 3-night weekend event where fans of Financial Independence gather to gain insight, inspiration, and incredible…

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We’re Talking Millions! Supercharge Your Retirement

November 4, 2020

We’re Talking Millions! I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Paul Merriman, the coauthor of We’re Talking Millions! 12 Simple Ways to…

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Generational Wealth Origins – Your Money-Savvy Family

September 16, 2020

What is generational wealth?  Generational wealth is defined as the value of assets passed from one generation to the next. It can…

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