Alexander Meets A Yogi – Why Context Is Everything In Personal Finance

Alexander Meets A Yogi – Why Context Is Everything In Personal Finance

Alexander the Great was busy conquering the known world once, when he saw, on the banks of the Indus river in today’s Pakistan, a naked guy sitting in the Lotus position and contemplating the dirt. “Gymnosophists” (gumnos = naked, sophistes = philosopher) the Greeks called these men. We would call them yogis — as in Patanjali, say

5 Questions To Help You Discover Your True Financial North

5 Questions To Help You Discover Your True Financial North

When I first started learning about personal finance, it felt as if I had a huge pile of information to wade through before I could even wrap my head around it. This article will provide you with 5 questions to help you discover your true financial north.

3 Ways Dave Ramsey May Be Rubbing You The Wrong Way

3 Ways Dave Ramsey May Be Rubbing You The Wrong Way

I have previously written about how I was inspired by Dave Ramsey and his show to get out of debt. If there is one person who has inspired literally millions of to people get out debt in the history of America, it’s got to be Dave Ramsey.

Broken Window Theory And Why It Matters To Your Financial Well-being

Broken Window Theory And Why It Matters To Your Financial Well-being

In their famous book The Pragmatic Programmer, Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas talk about software craftsmanship and the importance of fixing the small problems in your code, the “broken windows” so they don’t grow into large problems. If you are from the software development background, I would highly encourage you to read this book. It’s one of the best programming books I have ever read in my career.

Why Shaming People For Their Money Habits Is A Bad Idea

Why Shaming People For Their Money Habits Is A Bad Idea

Have you ever looked at your decisions in the past and wondered, “What was I thinking?” It’s very easy to beat yourself up for being stupid. But we all learn from our mistakes. Nobody gets to where they are without ever committing a mistake. I realized that shaming people for their money habits was no … Read moreWhy Shaming People For Their Money Habits Is A Bad Idea