Fear and Entrepreneurship

Fear & Entrepreneurship

TLDR: People have many fears starting a business, especially regarding money, time, difficulty and the competition. Many of these are overblown. “Be your own boss.” “Work for yourself.” “Do work that makes you happy, on your own hours.” If there is a dream in America…

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Started a Business

I Started a Business

Big changes have been afoot in the land of FIRE: I started a business! It’s been a hectic few weeks working on it in addition to my day job and other life activities, but I would like to take time today to share four lessons…

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Stock market losses

Saving Yourself From a Bad Trade

With the stock market looking weaker by the day, and omens of recession coming from every corner of the media, its time to take a look at what to do if you get caught in a bad trade. No one wants to be stuck in…

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Donation box

Getting Rich through Donating

I’m writing this blog post while doing my taxes. Or let’s be real, while procrastinating from doing my taxes! An idea came to mind while accounting for all of the things my last disaster of a tenant left behind when I evicted her. (For all…

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weight training

Weight Training 101

I was down in the dumps this last summer. I felt like I wasn’t making any headway in life, or doing anything particularly noteworthy that would change that situation. I don’t know how other people deal with depression, but whenever it happens to me I…

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A Lying Woman

Rental Horror Story #3: A Bad, Bad Lady

Dicken’s once wrote that “This is the best of times, this is the worst of times” and truer words have seldom been spoken. My life has been fantastic in many respects this year, but the rental situation with my latest tenant is horrific. Even worse,…

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FatherTime

New Year’s Resolutions 2019

Hi everyone, Thanks for your patience these last few months while I’ve been out of the loop. I’ve been spending my time on other things lately, but will be getting back into writing on this blog. In the meantime though I feel I should give…

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Plato and Aristotle

The Real World and Integrity

Every once in a great while you feel like things just click, that the many strands of thought and experiences you’ve had suddenly develop a pattern, a commonality that you had never grasped before. I realized this in several aspects of my life recently, but…

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