Articles in the Lifestyle Category
Microsoft have been major players in the world of gaming since their launch of the Xbox console over a decade ago. Prior to that the PC had been their only source of gaming and the company itself wasn’t too involved with that side of things, instead being happy to provide the operating system to run the computers. In the last few years though Microsoft has changed their attitudes towards gaming and has geared much of what they do in that direction.
The Windows phone has been designed to be a great phone for many different kinds of people. Those who love gaming will …
The last thing people need, as a homeowner is to find out too late that their insurance policy will only cover part or none of the costs related to the damage or destruction of their property. Contacting the Department of Insurance will help them receive more information about all insurance policies available for their state.
Many people think that you should buy a diamond with the best clarity possible, known as flawless. While that’s nice and romantic in theory, when it comes to your wallet, it just doesn’t make sense. A diamond’s clarity refers to the number, quality, and size of inclusions or imperfections in the diamond.
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I’m reading Timothy Ferriss’ latest book, The Four Hour Body. I don’t really have a special desire to read a book on health, nutrition or exercise, but I like Ferriss’ style and unique ideas on subjects. I read his first book Four Hour Work Week and I liked it – not because I liked everything in it, but because I liked the way he challenged consensus views on a number of subjects like finances, retirement, careers, entrepreneurship, etc. While lots of it might be irrelevant, it is interesting because it …
Careers, Debt, Entrepreneurship, Headline, Lifestyle, Personal Finance »
I’ve recently had a number of conversations about folks my age – the generation Y crowd. The consensus view of many people older than me view my generation as sort of a joke. They say we have a feeling of entitlement, an expectation that things should be given to us. They say when we do something good, that it means we should be taken care of for years as a result rather than moving on to something else. Generation Y is more interested in work/life balance rather than building a …
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What is your income number for achieving the freedom and flexibility you want? Think big here. I’m talking total freedom. Freedom from a 9-5 job. Freedom from slaving for retirement savings. Freedom of location.
Investing, Lifestyle, Personal Finance »
If you’re a young reader, you have serious advantages. The biggest advantage is that you can participate and embrace the best financial philosophy that exists. So, what is it?
The best financial philosophy is to put away as much money as you can by say, 40 years old and watch it grow into a massive chunk of money.
Why 40? Well, 40 still allows you plenty of time to grow until you might need it for say retirement. Most retire around 65 so that is still 25 years of serious growth.
It is …
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Statistics show that married people tend to become wealthier over the length of a lifespan. While this makes sense (shared expenses, probably more apt to engage in financial planning), there are some puzzling ramifications of marriage for younger folks that I often hear discussed. So, yes, married people have more money later in life, but what about right after getting married?
One of our single friends recently made the comment that it seemed like all of his friends when they get married immediately get poorer as a result.
Now, obviously this person …