Book Review: The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

Why does hard work come to nothing? This is a question that has plagued mankind since people realized that they could not have everything they wanted in the time allotted to them. It is also the topic of conversation between Bansir the chariot builder and his musician friend Kabba in George S. Clason’s work “The Richest Man in Babylon”. They…

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A Financially Sound Country

According to a study done by Bankrate.com, barely 6 in 10 Americans can afford to write a check for $500 and barely 56% of people have more than $1000 in their checking and savings account combined [1]  Another survey found that 1/4 retirees has zero savings and only 20% have more than $300,000, a figure still far below what experts…

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Adventures in Life Style Design (pt. 1)

Lately I have been reading Tim Ferriss’ 4 Hour Work Week (of which I will write more later in a book review) and was inspired by his rendition of the  Pareto Law and Parkinson’s Law. The former states that 80% of results come from 20% of causes, and the latter that the importance and complexity of any tasks grows the…

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