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By Glen Stansberry

I’ve Had Enough

If you’re unhappy with some significant portion of your life, at some point you have to wake up in the morning and simply say that you’ve had enough. That key decision often leads to some further difficult ones. It will probably lead to some personal challenges.

March 20th is the National Day of Unplugging

This article is by staff writer Adam Baker, who recently shared “3 Lesson I’ve Learned in 3 Years of Marriage.” Technology is a double-edged sword: It has the power to revolutionize our productivity and allow us to achieve feats previously thought to be impossible; but it also has the ability to drain our focus and squander our attention. As a blogger, I’m usually a strong

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: 16 Ways Not to Blow Your Tax Refund

By Linsey Knerl Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup.

Another Bekvam

This was done earlier, now, Elena does her version of the Bekvam. "The first one was simply painted, partly with stencil and partly free hand,then coated with varnish. The second one was a bit more complicated, I first started ...

Find a Way to Unplug from Technology, or, How to Escape the Cubicle in Your Pocket.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in -- no need to catch up, just jump in right now. Each Friday’s post will help you think about your own happiness project. When I talk to people about happiness, one issue comes up over and over: managing technology.

Ask Unclutterer: Simple baby-proofing solutions

Reader Liz submitted the following to Ask Unclutterer: My husband and I recently bought our first house, and we’re really looking forward to all the space, especially with our 20-month-old son!

Handling Personal Finance Mistakes, Large and Small

Jenny writes in: In 2008, my husband and I lost about 50% of our retirement savings. We got so scared that we moved all of our savings to very safe investments – cash and bonds.

10 Shocking Facts About Our World

By Jeff Yeager When you write about money and the environment for a living, you're constantly bombarded by related facts, figures and other interesting stuff. It seems like a day doesn't pass without someone emailing me a press release about how much CO2 is released via cow flatulence every year, or how much money you could save by heating your home with cow chips.

Freelance Radio, Episode 44: Negotiating a Freelance Contract

The latest episode of Freelance Radio, the official FreelanceSwitch podcast, is now available! This episode, the panel (John Brougher, Dickie Adams, Kristen Fischer and Von Glitschka) talks about negotiating a freelance contract. Subscriptions to the podcast are available via iTunes and an archive of all podcasts will appear in the podcast section.

Workspace of the Week: She’s crafty

This week’s Workspace of the Week is |_viviana_|’s quaint craft space: This craft desk and shelving is wonderfully designed to contain |_viviana_|’s supplies in an organized and useful fashion. With the large work table, I can only imagine how great it is for projects large and small.

Ask the Readers: Sell the Car or Keep It?

I love the sometimes-weekly Ask the Readers feature, even if I’m not great about sticking to my intended schedule. And usually I’m able to work with folks to condense their questions to a small space, which leaves me plenty of room to share my thoughts. This week, Martina sent me a lengthy e-mail that does a better job of laying out the pros and cons of her situation than I could.

Avoid the Audit: Six Red Flags That'll Put You in Tax Purgatory

Around February, my commute home starts to give me a knot in my stomach. That’s because my bus passes a tax-preparation shop where, as tax season draws nearer, a woman stands outside wearing a Lady Liberty costume and holding a sign that promotes the shop’s services. Oh, great, I think, it’s time to dance with the IRS again.I don’t know why, but the idea of doing taxes terrifies me.

5 Ways To Slay The Un-Motivation Demon

Are you having a hard time getting motivated? Know what you want to do, but it’s a challenge kicking yourself in the butt to get up and do it? You’re being haunted by the un-motivation demon. Fortunately, there are 5 ways to slay it. You could be making attempts to get out there and do what you’re setting out to do. And even begin to get results here or there.

3 Guitar Chords Every Man Should Know

Leadbelly playing his 12 string guitarSo you can get a perfect score on “Free Bird” in Guitar Hero? Besides your twelve year old cousin, who do you think that’s going to impress? Instead of wasting your time with pretend guitar, start learning how to play the real deal. The guitar is a skill that will provide you and those around you years of enjoyment.

Daily Links: Answers and Myths Edition

As many of you have noticed, my book is making its way into stores. Your Money: The Missing Manual is now shipping from Amazon, and should find its way into brick-and-mortar bookstores over the coming month. I’m excited (and scared) to have this let loose upon the world.