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By Tony Clark

My experience with alternative healthcare insurance

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. A few months ago, I shared about my health insurance alternative. As a recap, I belong to a healthcare sharing ministry (HSM) called Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM), just one of several ministries that are ACA-approved alternatives to health insurance.

15 Ways to Deal with Student Loan Debt

Dealing with student loan debt is tough. You’re probably no stranger to the student loan crisis we’re facing with $1.2 trillion and growing in debt. The average student will graduate with a whopping $40,000 in student loans, but for those who pursued graduate or higher degrees, switched majors, or went back to school, that number can be significantly larger.

3 Lessons on Creating Trust

My husband and I have been considering buying a house but knew we had some hurdles that might make it unlikely. We contacted a loan officer who worked with us and gave us a positive opinion.

10 Essential Truths that Happy People Never Forget

Happiness got difficult when I moved to America. As an immigrant teenager to the US, everything seemed shiny and bright, rich and colorful. And everything seemed so out of reach at the time. I started to imagine a life where I would have everything the American high school kid had, fancy clothes, nice sports gear, and oh my god, their very own car.

“A True Home Is the Finest Ideal of Man.”

“A true home is the finest ideal of man.” — Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography Agree, disagree? The challenge, I think, lies in that word “home.”  I became so interested in the idea of “home” that I wrote an entire book about it: Happier at Home.  

A year ago on Unclutterer

2013 Unitasker Wednesday: Car Seat Canopy For just $30, you can put your child’s life at risk! 2012 A lesson on impermanence from a ruined baseball Dave draws on the inspiring words of Thai meditation master Achaan Chaa to make peace with letting go of a sentimental object. 2011 Can mise en place make your cooking more organized? I don’t typically measure out all of my ingredients

Reader Stories: Can you really get rich quickly from fix and flipping homes?

Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. These stories feature folks with all levels of financial maturity and income. Want to submit your own reader story? Mark Ferguson has been a Realtor since 2001 after graduating from the University of Colorado with a business finance degree.

Manvotional: The Love of Life and the Fear of Death

“The Love of Life and the Fear of Death” From “AES Triplex” [Latin for "triple brass; indestructible"] By Robert Louis Stevenson The changes wrought by death are in themselves so sharp and final, and so terrible and melancholy in their consequences, that the thing stands alone in man’s experience, and has no parallel upon earth.

Art of Manliness Podcast #84: Shock Yourself Into New Habits With Maneesh Sethi

Maneesh Sethi is the founder of Hack the System and most recently the creator of Pavlok, a wearable device that helps you make and break habits. One of Pavlok’s features is that it mildly shocks you if you’re taking part in a habit that you’re trying to break (like visiting a time-wasting website) or not doing a habit you should be doing (like going to the gym).

Inspiration from Gillian Welch, John Steinbeck, Kurt Vonnegut, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Colin Grant on being the son of a difficult father From the description: Colin Grant has spent a lifetime navigating the emotional landscape between his father’s world and his own.

3 Toxic Behaviors that Bore and Annoy People

Perhaps I'm stating the obvious, but human nature is universal. What I mean by this is that we all tend to react to certain behaviors others exhibit in more or less the same way. Some automatically trigger negative reactions in us, causing us to want to flee the person and the conversation at the earliest opportunity.

How to Travel to 20+ Countries…And Build a Massive Business in the Process

[Preface: The above is a pic of Necker Island, Richard Branson's private island. Would you like to join me and Richard Branson on Necker for a week of mentoring? Here are the details on how you can get an all-expenses-paid trip.

The History of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [VIDEO]

One of my future goals is to take up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It’s my way of trying to tap into the Protector Pillar of the three P’s of Manhood. That’s why I’m excited about this series of videos we have have coming up. AoM’s video man Jordan Crowder lives in the L.A. area, which happens to be the home of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.

Important: Do Not Overfeed.

Last weekend, we had a lot of excitement. My nine-year-old daughter got a betta fish, which she named Esther. When we were talking to the clerk about how to care for the fish, she told us, “Be sure not to overfeed your fish.

What was in Unclutterer’s fifth Quarterly mailing?

All over the world, subscribers to the Unclutterer shipment from Quarterly have received their fifth mailing from us. If you didn’t subscribe to the fifth mailing, but were curious as to what we sent, I’ve detailed the kit below. Each box is sent with a letter from our team, and I penned the fifth one.