Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology

Have you ever wondered if all the technology we use is spoiling us? Would things be better if we lived a simpler life, more like our ancestors did, with no electricity and no non-human or non-animal powered machines? That's the idea that Eric Brende explores in his book "Better Off - Flipping the Switch on … Continue reading Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology

Love Your Life, Not Theirs – A Book About FOMO

Don't let FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) rule your financial life. That's the basic premise of Rachel Cruze's latest book, "Love Your Life, Not Theirs - 7 Money Habits For Living the Life You Want". In the book, she talks about her struggles with seeing all her friends going on nice vacations, getting great new … Continue reading Love Your Life, Not Theirs – A Book About FOMO

The Four Hour Workweek – Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Last week when I went to the library, I posted a picture of the books I was planning to take out on Twitter, asking what I should read first. The resounding response from multiple followers (including The White Coat Investor-one of my top ten favorite big bloggers!) was that I needed to start with The … Continue reading The Four Hour Workweek – Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Millionaire Women Next Door

If you're an avid personal finance geek like me, you probably are well aware of The Millionaire Next Door (one of the four books that changed my financial life). But are you aware that Dr. Thomas Stanley, who also wrote such great books as Stop Acting Rich and Start Living Like A Real Millionaire and … Continue reading Millionaire Women Next Door

Saturday Reading – Student Loans, Death, and Retirement

Unfortunately this week I didn't get a chance to head over to the library, so I don't have a new book today. But I have read a few articles on personal finance that I thought were interesting, and want to share them with you for your Saturday morning ready. So grab a cup of coffee, … Continue reading Saturday Reading – Student Loans, Death, and Retirement