I did an analysis of the ~230 industries that the BLS has been tracking weekly salary for since 2003, and found that after you adjust for inflation, most of them are sinking.
I wrote more about it here, and there's also an animated gif of each year that I couldn't figure…
After a brief, failed experiment paying me to do chores, my dad tried something really neat. It clearly took a bit of legwork, but maybe there are some transferrable lessons for parents who want to lay an entrepreneurial foundation.
He gave me a vending machine.
He rented the machine, found a locati…
If you're new here, this blog will give you the tools to become financially independent in 5 years. Here's how I did it and here's a few dozen online journals from other people who are currently doing it. This is not some stupid get rich quick scheme. The method is robust and replicable (no need to …
In my article “Recurring Revenue”, published in the October issue of .net, I speak about the ever-changing landscape for web designers and developers, where the focus is most definitely shifting from consulting to building products or services. I argue that most of us would prefer to be earning a pa…
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Baker of Man Vs. Debt.
Every time we automate a process in our lives, we trade a piece of consciousness away for a piece of convenience.
This can be fantastic, as long as we ensure that we automate positive, sustainable habits.
The problem with automation com…
With everyone worried about the economy
and nobody hiring these days it is no wonder people are stressing
over their personal finances. Are you worried about your finances? Do
you know what it takes to have a better financial situation? Most
people never know the first thing about saving money and not…
money is concerned, I treat my life like a business. That’s how I’m
able to set tangible goals and achieve them within set times. Business
planning begins with setting annual revenues/sales targets. Although
the process is slightly different and more complex than your personal
finance goals, the…