What to do When You’re Identity is Stolen

Having your identity stolen is a common occurrence these days, and the problem is only getting worse. The government is being extremely lenient towards credit agencies, in an attempt to grease the wheels of the economy. Thus, consumer rights and consumer protection all take a back seat to America’s corporate interests. If you ever fall … Read more

My Recovery Workout Regimen

It was only a few months ago that my kidneys were not functioning, my hair was falling out, and I could barely get out of bed each day. Today those symptoms are gone, but the after effects of such a traumatic experience still linger within me. “De-leveled” is probably the best way to describe how … Read more

Book Review: The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying Suze Orman 2006 285 pages Suze Orman represents one of the most successful self made brands in the world. As a financial adviser, she has her own TV show, works as a motivational speak, and has written a number of … Read more

Book Review: The Power of Less

The Power of Less: The fine art of limiting yourself to the essential… in business and in life Leo Babauta 2009 170 pages I was first referred to this book by Leo Babauta’s popular blog Zen Habits. The title of book is fitting; it’s a very quick read that can be done one sitting. But … Read more

Change of Address Notifications

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How to Get Rid of Your DVDs

A few months ago, I realized the importance of “digitizing” my assets and removing focus from materiality. It’s a little difficult to conceptualize at first, but I realize now that having access rights, or a digital copy of something is much more valuable than owning something in its physical format. Also, given the fact that … Read more

Raw Notes: The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

p.91 Random Walk – “A drunk standing in the middle of the road whose future movements can only be guessed.” Efficient markets and random walk are obscenities on Wall Street, where investors are constantly told that Wall Street’s superior knowledge can make it easy to beat the market (for a fee). Nearly all the academic … Read more