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If the recession is over, where are the jobs?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. A few weeks ago, we asked the question “What is your investment strategy?” and described the survey Get Rich Slowly did of attitudes toward investing and a few related subjects.

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

"We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." ~ John Dryden Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things in common. There are some habits so foundational to human well-being that they can single-handedly keep us going when we find ourselves in a difficult place.

Cheap easy. Quality easy. And The Myth of Endurance.

What would your life be like if you only did what was easy? It’s almost unsettling to go there, isn’t it? When I use to try to answer that question for myself I’d squirm a bit. Lazy dilettante. As if. What would I do with all that extra time I’d have if I just did the easy stuff? Hmmm . . . maybe I’d have more time to enjoy what I’ve got and to get more of what I want.

How to Rebuild and Repair Vintage Snowshoes

For the traveling modern man, snow is an inconvenience.

How to Focus on Professional Growth in 2015

Was your 2014 as fulfilling as it was exciting? It certainly was a standout year for many companies and the professionals that drive behind them, especially for those in the online space and high technology industries. Now, however, we're well into the New Year and 2015 beckons. This is the year for your professional growth spurt!

Video: How Other People Affect Your Habits, and You Affect Their Habits

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness.

Traveler 1, Jet Lag 0 (For Once)

You, traveler, know very well what jet lag is like. For a period of several years, you were essentially jet-lagged two weeks every month. “Jet lag is my favorite drug,” you said, repeating the great line by Jacques Cousteau. But you knew then, just as all travelers come to know, that real jet lag is a bitch.

Removable Seat for the BEKVÄM step stool!

Here are the basics for adding a seat to the BEKVÄM step stool: 1. Cut a board and piece of foam to the size of the top of the stool 2. Cut fabric large enough to fold around the cushion and board; staple along the bottom. 3.

10 Money Mistakes Most 20‑Somethings Make

Buying a new car may seem like a no-brainer. But when you’re still making monthly payments years later, you might end up wishing you could spend that money elsewhere. Photo: Joshua Chase Your 20s are a time of self-discovery, a time to mature and grow.

Best Frequent Flyer Programs of 2015

Other than shopping around, there are few ways to save money on airfare – that’s where the best frequent flyer programs come in.

Frosta bike stand

Materials: FROSTA stool, Portable drill This is to make a simple bike stand from the FROSTA stool. Release all screws below FROSTA. Tighten screws at 2 of 4 the inner side holes. Use portable drill to make new holes. Tighten all screws as seen in pictures. Easy !! The post Frosta bike stand appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

Utilitarian tools: the pocket knife

Yesterday Jacki wrote a post about five of her favorite organizing tools. Her post inspired me to look at the tools I depend on daily, and one really stood out as having very high utility: my pocket knife. I have two, in fact. One is the Swiss Victorinix Centurion, which I always take camping, fishing, and occasionally use for jobs around the house.

30 Ways We Saved Money When Having a Baby

In 2005, Sarah and I had our first child. In 2007, we added another. In 2010, we added a third. Today, all of them have gone through their infant years (and their toddler years, for that matter). The fun part about having kids in consecutive order like that is that you have the opportunity to really test out different strategies for saving money while caring for your little one.

How to hang a Besta Burs wall shelf securely

Materials: Besta Burs wall shelf + hardware store items The Besta Burs wall shelf is cool and modern and matches the Besta Burs desk perfectly. It would be great as an enclosed book shelf, BUT there are only three places to attach it to the wall, and of course they don’t line up with the wall studs in American homes.

The Modern Day Swiss Family Robinson : On the Road with Sheralyn Guilleminot

This is a traveler case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) Sheralyn Guilleminot didn’t want to run the risk of never getting around to traveling the world. She and her husband Paul took to the road as a young family, home-schooling their sons while experiencing life in Southeast Asia.