Motivation

Diverse Interests Create Diverse Income Streams

Having diverse income streams is vital for achieving financial independence. And if you have diverse interests, you will likely also have diverse income streams. The more interests you have, the happier you will be. Imagine if one of your hobbies is analyzing clouds, or cumulonimbuses for the scientifically savvy. You could step outside any time …

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Buying Blogs, Selling Blogs: How I Built My Blogging Business

Building a blogging business and making money from blogging is one of the most attractive opportunities in the new decade. Buying blogs makes a lot of sense post pandemic. Believe it or not, buying blogs and selling blogs can make you a good amount of money! A blog can be a very lucrative business, especially …

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Nature vs. Nurture: How Important Are Parents To A Kid’s Success?

Nature vs. nurture is an ancient debate about determining a child’s future success. Success is often defined in terms of money, career, and status. Personally, I think there is an unhealthy desire for prestige and money that is ruining many people’s lives. I think it’s much better to get rich and then get off the …

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The Comfortable Lifestyle Business Or The Big Payout?

Back in late 2010, I had a dilemma. I was wondering whether to have a comfortable lifestyle business or the big payout. I’m pleased to say that 13 years later, I’m still happily running Financial Samurai as a comfortable lifestyle business. Sure, I’m not crazy rich. But I feel rich. More importantly, my wife and …

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Sun Tzu’s Art of War Applied to Your Battle Against Debt

“Every battle is won before it is ever fought.” – Art of War, Sun Tzu. This was the infamous line said by Gordon Gekko in the popular 1987 film Wall Street. Derived from Sun Tzu’s Art of War, a 2400-year-old Chinese text on military strategy, the teachings of this tactical mastermind have proven useful in …

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