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Psychology

Lessons Learned From 1 Year of Part-Time Work

I expected that moving to part-time work would have its benefits. What I didn’t expect was how much I learned about myself.

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Finance

How “Cost of Working” Surprisingly Burdens Your Cost of Living

My career was costing me over $2,000/month! This is how I cut my “cost of working” and built a faster and more satisfying path to financial independence.

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Psychology

Life Is About Choices (and 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 your life begins, life is about choices, which you can.

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Finance

10 HSA Questions and Answers (and What Confused Me)

This is my top 10 HSA questions and answers when considering an HSA which reveals their gotchas, benefits, and investing superpower.

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Finance

Beating the Standard Deduction with Strategic Giving

Here’s how my good friend’s family could boost their net worth by $11K every 5 years through strategic giving!

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Psychology

How FIRE Let’s Me Volunteer to Vaccinate You

Being a pharmacist with a sudden abundance of free time left me with the opportunity to use my fortune to help others. Will you heed the call to action?

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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

Generalist vs Specialist: 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 Generalist vs Specialist reveal a spectrum and timeline in life.

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Psychology

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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Psychology

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!