What's the secret to something going viral? What causes "the latest thing" to go from early adopters into the mainstream? Why is it that back in 2008 almost no one had a smartphone, and today everyone has one? Malcolm Gladwell lets you in on the secret in "The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make … Continue reading The Tipping Point – Can We Make Financial Literacy Go Viral?
This Sleep in Saturday's book review is of "Frugal Isn't Cheap: Spend Less, Save More, and Live BETTER" by Clare Levison, CPA (note - this is an affiliate link. If you want to buy the book, I'll get about a dime). The book opens with Clare checking in with her checking account - and surprise, … Continue reading Frugal Isn’t Cheap- Spend Less, Save More, and Live BETTER
Saturdays are usually when I write a book review, and today's no exception. After only halfway meeting my reading goal for last month (targeting 4 books, read two), it's time to get back on track again. Today I've read "The More of Less" by Joshua Becker - creator of BecomingMinimalist.com. In minimalist fashion, I did … Continue reading The More of Less – Joshua Becker
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
When I saw this book at the library, I was intrigued and had to take it out. After all, my family lives on one income. Of course, that income is mine, with a stay at home dad, so we're not usually represented in these kinds of books. This one was no exception. The book this … Continue reading Half Price Living – Secrets to Living Well on One Income