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Blue Zones

Source: InsideTracker There are 5 Blue Zones in the world.Sardinia, ItalyIkaria, GreeceOkinawa, JapanLoma Linda, CaliforniaNicoya, Costa RicaThese 5 regions have the most centenarians per capita. A centenarian is someone who lives to be 100 years old.  Sardinia is home to the world’s longest-lived men. Many men work as shepherds and walk 5 miles per day. That’s 10,000 […]

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4 Investment Options

I’m currently experiencing what most would describe as a “good problem to have”.  It’s one of those situations where all the alternatives are pretty good options. I can’t really go wrong with any selection.  Maybe you can help me decide. I’m going to tell you the decision I’m facing and I’d like to know… What Would YOU […]

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How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

Losers Set Goals. Winners Create Systems.When it comes to any big or complicated question, humility is the only sensible point of view. Still, we mortals need to navigate our world as if we understood it. The alternative— acting randomly— would be absurd. To minimize the feeling of absurdity in your life, I recommend using a specific system […]

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Newborn Essentials

I can’t believe Luna turns 3 months old this week. The past 90 days are a blur. The days were long, but the weeks flew by.  As I was reflecting on the past 3 months, I couldn’t help but think about some of the “tools” that made the journey much easier and more enjoyable.  In an attempt […]

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Choose Your Words, Choose Your Life

“Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words.Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.” GandhiIn Gandhi’s staircase to destiny, the second and third steps are most crucial. Saying a thought out loud is the first step in solidifying your beliefs and […]

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Happy Father’s Day 2020

Today is my first Father’s Day. In today’s post, I want to share 3 important lessons I learned from my dad over the years. My dad hardly ever taught me a lesson with words. He wasn’t really the Danny Tanner / Uncle Phil type.  He never sat me down and lectured me to ensure I received the message. […]

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The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon is written in this Biblical / Shakespearean language, and it uses ancient Babylonian parables to make Personal Finance more interesting. I checked my Amazon account and found out I originally ordered this book back in January 2015.  How not surprising. I’m sure I ordered it on the heels of making some New […]

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House Hacking Case Study

A real estate investment came across my desk and we’re highly considering purchasing it for personal use.  It also happens to make for a great long term investment.  In this post, I’ll take you through my thought process in evaluating the opportunity. Opportunity Detail:First, let’s start with what we know about the property now.  Deal Type: Off-market (not listed […]

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