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By Glen Stansberry

Daily Links: Fear of the Future Edition

I feel like I’ve had a huge burst of creativity and productivity over the past ten days. It’s been awesome. I hope you’ve been getting a lot out of the articles, too. My pace will slow soon, however, as I begin work on my book project. Though Get Rich Slowly will remain my top priority, I’ll have less time to spend here than I have over the past three years.

How to Be a Great Boss

If you’re in charge of a company or team, small or large, you’ll want to do your best to keep everyone keen, engaged and productive.

That’s Just the Way It Is?

Two weeks ago, I was hanging out with a large group of people when one of them made the comment, “Well, you know how it goes… the money comes in, the money goes out … and maybe a little bit more!” This comment was met with laughs by several people. I just kind of half-smiled, looked down at my drink, and said, “Well, that’s one way to live, I guess.” The

Eight Tips for Items to Carry When Traveling with Kids.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: Eight tips for what to carry when you travel with kids. In general, I aim to travel light, but I’ve learned over the years that this generally isn't a good strategy as a parent. If anything teaches you the happiness value of preparation, it’s parenthood.

Top 5 Worst Productivity Ideas

Here are some of the top five traps I find people fall into when they try to increase their productivity.

A Cheapskate’s Guide to Eating Out

By Paul Michael When I was a young lad, eating out was something of a luxury for my family. Most of our meals, at least 95%, were prepared and eaten at home. This was the model for most people my age or older. But these days, society has migrated to eating out of the home way more often. The result is that we’re spending a lot more on food than we used to.

Increase Your Happiness With These Six Scientifically Proven Strategies

In recent years there has been an explosion of research on happiness, optimism, positive emotions and healthy character traits.

My 2 Weeks Without TV News & Newspapers

I was an avid news watcher/ reader; but thought I'd give it all up and try to stay informed solely via social networks.

Unitasker Wednesday: Extreme Bug Vacuum

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! In your home, you probably have an upright or canister vacuum that you use on your floors. Maybe you also have a Roomba and a DustBuster to clean up smaller messes.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2008 Know Your Stuff home inventory softwareKnow Your Stuff helps you create a room-by-room inventory of your personal possessions. All-in-one washer/dryerLG may have created the ultimate space saving laundry solution in the All-In-One Washer and Dryer. Streaming NetflixWhile I’m waiting for the perfect Netflix player to come along Engadget is reporting that LG has a Blu-Ray player that wil

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Agricola Edition

For my birthday a few weeks ago, my wife gave me the board game Agricola. I opened up the box, looked at the abundance of pieces, read through the instruction book, and was immediately worried that the game would be too complicated for us to enjoy. The first game we tried was pretty miserable. Sarah felt lost and the game was slower than molasses.

Best of Personal Finance: 5 Tips on How to Delay Gratification

By Linsey Knerl Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. We’ve got tips for making a house a home, a condo a house, and a life with less than you ever thought possible.

Understanding Your Home Appraisal

This is a guest post from Liz Freeman, who writes about mortgage and finance issues. Freeman is the spokesperson for ShopRate.com, an online tool for finding the lowest mortgage rates since 2000. “If I’m willing to pay X for the home, it must be worth X, right?” There’s a lot of truth to that statement.

Get Less Done: Stop Being Productive and Enjoy Yourself

Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. There’s too much emphasis these days on productivity, on hyperefficiency, on squeezing the most production out of every last minute. People have forgotten how to relax. How to be lazy.

Besta Vanity/Makeup Armoire

Scott's hairstylist girlfriend gets her own "make-up" booth. I love how it closes up into some super hidden away thing, keeping a cache of sprays, mousse and combs away from prying eyes. They should have this on Shear Genius. Let's hear it from Scott. "Recently, my girlfriend decided to move in. As a hairstylist, her only stipulation was that she get a special area to prepare.