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How Closing a Window Almost Cost Us $450 (Sash Cord Replacement)

We got tired of propping our windows up, a cheap solution, and finally got around to fixing our weighted windows with a full sash cord replacement for just $16!

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Psychology

But What If Something Happens? (And Your Suit of FIRE Armor)

Doubt creeps into all of our paths to financial independence, especially as emergencies come rolling in. But what if the bigger risk is, well, not?

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Psychology

A Rewarding Life: Getting the Most From the Least With Nature

If achieving financial independence is all about getting the most from the least, might nature unlock satisfaction and excitement along the way?

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Psychology

Life Is All About Choices (Here’s the Equation to Life’s Wealth)

Your life’s wealth is derived from your choices and your social environment. While you can’t change how life begins, life is all about choices, which you control.

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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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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

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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Psychology

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

3 Finance Video Games That Built My Wealth (and Might Yours!)

Are there finance video games that can teach you how to invest and manage your money today? These 3 taught me the basics and helped make me wealthy!