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Psychology

3 Steps to Conquer Your Fears of DIY Mistakes (And More!)

After 7 years of holding back, I conquered my fears and finished my DIY project. Start now with my 3 steps to get past your fear of making mistakes!

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Psychology

From Hobby to Business: Making What’s Fun Into a Job

Switching from a hobby to a business venture can bring you riches or leave you with a lost passion. Here’s how to decide if it’s worth it.

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Psychology

The Value of Time: A Telling Tale of Spending vs. Living

How do you set the value of time? Would you not spend $2M in exchange for 60K hours to do as you please? A telling tale of Chris & Irsch.

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Psychology

Personal Fulfillment: Why Success at Work Isn’t Enough

There’s more to feeling fulfilled than promotions & awards. My pharmacy career is a success story but wasn’t enough to create personal fulfillment in me.

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Psychology

Negotiating Pay Effectively: Why I Turned Down a $175K Salary

If money didn’t matter, wouldn’t that be your strongest position to start negotiating pay from? You can go from a weak position to the strongest with FI.

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Psychology

How Much Money Is Enough: Build a Life You Want, Then Save

While defining how much money is enough in wealth and income, we have to consciously build the fulfilling, exciting life we want, then save for it.

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Psychology

City Life vs Country Life: Pros and Cons From Living Both

We’ve lived urban for years but might be envious of rural life. What’s the pros and cons of city life with us vs country life with friends The Frugalwoods?

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Psychology

This Is How to Take Control of Your Email Work-Life Balance

When you realize work email is creeping into your home life—taking downtime and disrupting relationships—make this simple change to take back your life.

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Psychology

How and When Do You Decide to Retire Early?

Follow our lead as we show how we decided to retire early and when. An infographic shows that building wealth and picking a date shouldn’t mean you’re not open to change. After all, the goal of FIRE is happiness and satisfaction!

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Expected Future Value: What’s Worth Spending Your Money On

Learn to adopt the notion “everything is for sale”. When considering a purchase, analyze expected future value. Buy quality instead of limit yourself by a budget.