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Can a Little Inflation Be Good?

By Philip Brewer Let me jump to the end and say right at the start that I don't think so. However, there's a serious argument being made right now among economists and economic policy makers that higher inflation would be good.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Headset Edition

For the last year and a half, I’ve used Skype for my business phone – through book edits and interviews and so on, it was used daily (if not more often). During that time, I’d been making calls using my computer’s speakers (for the audio) and my webcam (for the microphone). Of course, this has a big drawback – namely, echo.

5 Ways to Manage Distractions for Increased Productivity

Are you supposed to be doing something else right now?You’re probably in the midst of a complicated project and had planned to take just a minute to send a tweet or update your Facebook status. Then you saw the link to this article and figured that reading about how to manage distractions would be a good thing to know.

Toothbrush cup nightstand

Fancy some reading and a glass of water before turning in but have no space for a nightstand? Here's a simple solution from Angela. "It's not so much a hack but rather a creative misuse of an Ikea product. When I remodeled our bedroom last year, I realized that there wasn't enough room left for nightstands.

Personal Branding: For Moguls, Morons or Megalomaniacs?

It seems to be all the rage lately… The power of personal branding. Become the wizard in your space. Establish yourself as the go-to person, the thought leader, the one with all the answers and the smartest strategies.

Should You Really Be Reading This Post?

This is a guest post from Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the advisor for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. Let’s say it’s 8 p.m. on a weekday. Or 2 p.m. on a Saturday. Or maybe 3 a.m. in the middle of a night when you can’t sleep.

7 Amazing Lessons from Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins is an infamous American self-help author and one of the top motivational speakers in the world. His bestselling books include Unlimited Power and my personal favorite Awaken the Giant Within.Robbins began his career promoting seminars for motivational speaker Jim Rohn.

What if we create better world for nothing?

Thanks for this to the Empress of Dirt.

Building Your Resiliency Part III: Taking Control of Your Life

This is the third part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I and Part II. I know Part III is a little long, but there is so much great inforamton on this subject that I really wanted to share with you. So go ahead and read it all-I promise its chock full of worthwhile information.

New from the IRS! Use Your Tax Refund to Buy Savings Bonds

Here’s something cool I learned at Mapgirl’s Fiscal Challenge. Apparently you can now use your tax refund to automatically buy I-series bonds from the U.S. government. As recently as three years ago, I was a huge fan of tax refunds. Despite the arguments against them, I liked getting a tax refund because it was the only way I’d found to save.

Optimizing Your Grocery List

A few weeks ago, I went to the grocery store in the afternoon to take care of grocery shopping for the week. Sarah had written a list for me (in all fairness to her, it was actually closer to a set of notes for a meal plan rather than for grocery shopping; it wasn’t really a complete and finished list), but I hadn’t looked at it very carefully.

The American Dream According to My Father

Image courtesy of Andy Warhol My father is my hero.  The greatest man I know.  Honestly.  As I have matured through the years, I realize this more every day.  And I am more and more grateful for him every day. He is a quiet and reserved man… a hard worker, and very successful in most facets of his life.  He spent his entire 45 year career at one company, starting out as an intern making 7

A Culture of Obesity

I hadn’t heard of Kevin Smith until reading in the news that he had been asked to deplane a Southwest flight because he was too big.  Evidently, he directed and acted in some movies I haven’t seen. For those of you who missed all the “excitement,” here is what happened. Due to his ample girth, Mr.

Poll: Are You Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions?

It’s now mid-February – which means that about 80% of New Year’s resolutions have been abandoned. I started keeping my Resolutions Chart as a way to do a better job of sticking to my resolutions.

Can your stuff pass the red velvet rope test?

In last week’s post “Discover your style to keep clutter out of your closet,” I introduced the concept of thinking about your wardrobe as an exclusive club that only the best of the best can get into.