Can anyone become wealthy?

There are two competing worldviews in financial success: that anyone can get ahead, and that no one can. So, can anyone become wealthy? After being a financial coach for a decade or so, I’ve learned that there are two primary … Read MoreRead More

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For always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself

I definitely found myself struggling around writing the following phrase in my previous post on signing up for an advanced personal finance course: And, I’ll be honest, I don’t know a lot of people who are in my situation. Which … Read MoreRead More


A salve for those who have not found success yet

I’ve always had big—if not always specific—dreams. To be a musician and fill concert halls, to be a sound engineer and produce bands, to build a large and vibrant online community, to be a financial coach, to be able to … Read MoreRead More

How to haggle successfully

  I’ve already told you how to haggle unsuccessfully. In short: Covet something unique Want it more than the salesperson Not be able to walk away Have nothing with which to bargain Having learned from my mistakes though, I was … Read MoreRead More