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To save the planet, we'll have to bury the party political hatchet

I'm sick of inter-party animosity. I'm tired of progressives who won't listen to a person who identifies as conservative. I'm tired of conservatives who won't listen to a liberal.How unlikely is it, anyway, that either the classical liberal or conservative ideologies provides the best policy solution for every situation?

Freelance Radio, Episode 29: Repairing Client Communications

The twenty-ninth 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 repairing (and fostering) good client communications. Subscriptions to the podcast are available via iTunes and an archive of all podcasts will appear in the podcast section. We hope you enjoy it!


Back in the 60s there were some experiments done to see how likely people were to obey an authority figure even if they were doing something they felt was wrong.  The results were scary.  Most people would continue to administer lethal electric shocks to another human if someone in a lab coat told them they had to.

Personal Development: Reading Habits

Most people are not suffering from a lack of things to read.  For many people the difficulty is deciding what not to read as there are so many choices available. To get some ideas how people prioritize and choose reading materials, we asked a number of bloggers the following question: What are your reading habits and how do you choose reading material when there are so many options?

Free Tax Preparation Software

If you have a simple tax return, you can file for free at TurboTax and H&R Block.  The IRS also has a list of places where you can file for free and free online forms that do basic calculations for you.  You still have to pay to do the state return.

Review: The One-Life Solution

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal productivity, personal development, or entrepreneurship book.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2008 Unitasker Wednesday: Cat wigs The purchase of a wig for an animal has little to do with the cat and everything to do with the owner. Creating a minimalist workspace — from Zen Habits Tips for creating a minimalist workspace by ZenHabits.net editor Leo Babauta. Neat freak or just an unclutterer?

Ten iPhone and iPod Touch Apps for Personal Finance Success

This article has been requested by a small army of readers. For many of you, this article won’t apply much at all - for a few of you, hopefully this article will prove quite useful.

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

This is the third of a five-part series about the “stages” of personal finance. In the first part I described the zeroth stage of money management, in which I was fumbling in the dark, spending compulsively and accumulating debt. Last week I described the first stage, in which I finally saw the light and began to repay my debt. Today I share what happened next.

Software Review: Dropbox

Hot on the heels of my NomaDesk review, I had requests to review Dropbox as an alternate way to store and share files online. So come along as we delve the deep dark Dropbox, and I’ll promise to stop with the alliteration.

Happiness Quotation from Leonardo da Vinci.

"One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself." * New to the Happiness Project? Consider subscribing to my RSS feed.

The 5 Percent Trick: Finding Passion and Purpose in Life

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Albert of UrbanMonk.Net. Have you ever sat down and thought, “What is my purpose in life? What is my passion? Where do I go from here?”

My Real Net Worth

Every month, I spend some time on a personal finance statement. I’m careful to include the current balances on all of my debts and assets, then I add up the assets, subtract the debts off the top, and wind up with a number that, in one single value, represents my financial standing in the world.

E-mail Resolution: More advice for an empty inbox

My 2009 new year’s resolution is to get e-mail under control, and right now I’m failing. With the deadline for my book quickly approaching, my e-mail inbox is over-flowing with messages I haven’t responded to. I didn’t have a strong enough system in place yet to handle everything, and now my inbox situation is out of control. Maybe by May I’ll have things organized.