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Art of Nonconformity

By Chris Guillebeau

The Mini-Retirement Misconception

Photo by Tina Su When I first learned of the mini-retirement concept, I was immediately attracted to the idea. To me it represented freedom. I had all these romantic notions associated with it, and when I found a way to take three months off from work, I jumped at the first chance and ran with it.

High Octane Freelance Writing

The engine in a NASCAR racecar produces, on average, more than 750 horsepower. That’s more than twice the horsepower of most production engines on the street.

Anne Benedict: Defining Quality Leadership

According to Vince Lombardi, leaders aren't born, they are made.

An Interview With Amy Dacyczyn, The Author of The Tightwad Gazette

When I was first going through my financial turnaround, I was heavily inspired by Amy Dacyczyn’s

Self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and freedom

By Philip Brewer

7 Powerful Questions That Spark Fresh Ideas

Written on 5/15/2008 by Alex Shalman, creator of the Practical Personal Development blog.

Sallie Mae’s Screw-Up May Cost YOU Money

Several readers wrote to sound the alarm that student loan giant Sallie Mae has screwed up, and their error may cost you money. Bethany writes:

This Wednesday: Sixteen tips for getting good sleep.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: Sixteen tips for getting good sleep.

Unitasker Wednesday: Doggie playpen

Training a dog can be a very rewarding experience.

A year ago on Unclutterer

Avoid furniture unitaskers

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Edition

After receiving several dozen “This series was great” emails alongside several hundred “Please make it stop!” emails when it came to the Born to Buy series, along w

Unclutterer on the Precision Change podcast

Live now is an episode for Precision Change I recorded titled

Finding Affordable Health Insurance When You’re On Your Own

This is a guest post from Jason Gingerich, a volunteer with the Archimedes Movement to work for a comprehensive solution to America’s hea

give your speakers sexy legs

as speakers shrink in size, the demand for slimmer stands are on the rise. but they are so darn hard to find at the usual speaker stand stores.

Understanding how you process information to help you get organized, part I

When you read a book or newspaper article, do you instantly commit it to memory? Or, are you someone who likes to pace the floor when you’re thinking?