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Psychology

FIRE Isn’t Prescriptive (It’s a Spectrum of Personal Choices)

Gaining financial independence has no rule set. No one defines retirement but you. These are 7 ways the FIRE movement misses the personal part.

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Specialist vs Generalist: Pros and Cons for a Career (and Life)

Do you consider yourself a jack of all trades or an expert in your field? The differences between a Specialist vs Generalist reveal a spectrum and timeline in life.

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Enjoying Retirement: Are You Still a Useful Member of Society?

Overcoming the need to feel useful when you’ve left your career is key to enjoying retirement. Diversify your life to prevent work from being your identity.

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Your Yearly Theme: The Secret to Better New Year’s Resolutions

All those SMART goals might be the reason you keep failing at your New Year’s Resolutions. A broad “yearly theme” might be the motivation you need!

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Psychology

How the 4 Expressions of Power Affect Your Wealth and Well-Being

The 4 expressions of power can be the keys to building wealth and well-being in your life, or they can corrupt you through coercion and a lack of forgiveness.

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Psychology

How the Benefits of Working Part-Time Are Life-Changing

Gain insight into the benefits of working part-time and how it can impact your life. You will have more time to focus on what matters most: your own priorities.

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Psychology

The Scary Cost of NOT Taking Risk in Life

Taking risk is part of being human. The trick is in understanding and overcoming the fear that creates risk in your life so that you can become a better person.

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Psychology

Enjoy the Small Things in Life (Avoid the Connoisseur Effect)

If our goal is to live a fulfilled life and spend money effectively, protect your ability to enjoy the small things in life—avoid the dreaded Connoisseur Effect!

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The Circle of Control Is a Myth (Choose to Wield Influence!)

The problems you care about fall within a circle of concern, some of which you can influence. But is there also a circle of control in your life?

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Psychology

Live Below Your Means: Your Path to Financial Freedom

Creating financial freedom in your life takes a conscious effort to live below your means. It’s not deprivation, it’s a concerted choice—and you can make it.