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Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

Stillness is a Powerful Action

“Activity conquers cold, but stillness conquers heat.” ~ Lao Tzu Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. It’s a bias of our culture that stillness is regarded as lazy, as being stuck in inaction, as a negative. It’s not.

Unclutterer history and services

We have had a wonderful bump in traffic recently, and we thought it might be a good idea to talk about our history and all that we do here at Unclutterer for the benefit of our new readers. Obviously, there is our daily content on the site and in our feed, but the fun doesn’t stop there. Brief history: Unclutterer was started in January 2007 by lawyer Jerry Brito.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Endless Winter Edition

This has been the worst winter I have seen in my adult life.

The Brighter Side of Failure

We are taught that failure should always be avoided. It casts a dark shadow that can suffocate our spirit. After all, winning is better than losing right?When we experience failure, our sense of self-worth is damaged and our confidence takes a debilitating hit.

Bad Freelancing Opportunities

With the economy being the way it is, the bad freelancing opportunities are coming out of the woodwork. Here are three to watch out for:1. Continuing to work for the same company, but as an independent contractor. Last year, this happened to employees at advertising and PR agency here in Tucson. Our local newspaper headline said, “Most Unnamed Inc. employees losing benefits.”  (Unnamed Inc.

Gorm unit parakeet habitropolis

Victor and Rachel, inspired by the winning hamster home, hacks a cage for their parakeets.

Outsourcing Life: Unconventional Advice for When You’re Financially Secure

This is a guest post from Erica Douglass. After selling her online business for a million dollars at age 26, Erica “temporarily retired”. She now writes an online business blog at erica.biz.

The world's easiest first step into growing your own local food

Sprouting. It's cheap, easy, nutritional and you can do it even if you have no access to other forms of local food. Isabella, my little girl, loves sprouting because she gets to grow sprouts herself and then eats them by the handful. Start with lentils. Take a cup or so. Put them in a bowl. Rinse them several times.

14 Best Boxing Movies

Share We here at AoM are unabashed fans of the sweet science. Its history and ethos make it a strong contender for being the manliest of sports. For boxing has always transcended the mere confines of the ring, becoming something more, something that approaches the heart of manliness itself.

Hindsight Is 20/20

When I look back at my overspending days, it’s easy for me to see the many, many mistakes I made. My life was littered with them. There are some old journal entries of mine that are absolutely cringe-inducing to read. I still have quite a few items in my closet that are just the result of blind conspicuous consumption. I didn’t save. I didn’t invest. I didn’t plan.

EchoSign Review

In my years in college and in the work force, I haven’t heard many people say that they enjoy paperwork. Sometimes it’s time consuming, rather boring and potentially messy. EchoSign is a product designed to help eliminate physical paper trails.

Buy-and-Hold Investing: 4 Ways to Make It More Effective

By WC Porter The buy-and-hold investing strategy is kind of like my dad's 1981 Toyota pickup truck: dependable, reliable, old, and a little raggedy looking. It's been around forever and everyone always takes it for granted. But every time it breaks down, people tell him to dump it already.

Discover your style to keep clutter out of your closet

On page 23 of Unclutter Your Life in One Week, I promote the idea of discovering your style to help you keep clutter out of your closets.

If There Was No Criticism Or Praise, Who Would You Be?

Wondering how you would answer this question… It was asked by Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International in his book, It’s Not About the Coffee… “If there was no criticism or praise, who would you be?” I’m thinking on it myself. I’d very likely be more candid in some of what I write, post and speak about.

Ask FreelanceSwitch #5

In this issue of Ask FreelanceSwitch, Travis King and Thursday Bram look at how to start your freelance career and what to do with an empty portfolio.Ask FreelanceSwitch is a new regular column here that allows us to help beginners get a grip on freelancing. If you have a question about freelancing that you want answered, send an email to askfreelanceswitch@gmail.com.It’s go time!