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Book Review: Rich As A King

Book Review: Rich As A King

Humor me on this post. I'll make it relevant to financial independence in a few paragraphs. [Sidebar:  If you read this post all the way to the bottom, then you'll see a fundraising link for cool swag to crowdsource the Hawaii Chess Academy.  That link (not affiliated with The-Military-Guide.com) will also give ...

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Book Review: Gold Diggers And Deadbeat Dads

Book Review: Gold Diggers And Deadbeat Dads

I read a lot of personal finance books. They'll talk about financial independence and budgets and saving and investing, of course. Some of them start with getting out of debt while others help you create your retirement plan. The vast majority focus on the dollars and the investment math. You would think ...

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Survey Results For “The Retiree Next Door”

Survey Results For “The Retiree Next Door”

Today is the first day of FinCon14, and it's also the launch of a free eBook on successful retirees! Click here for your free copy! "The Retiree Next Door" is based on a survey of over 500 financially independent people who volunteered their advice. (Disclosure: I'm one of them.) You're going to learn good ...

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Book Review: “When She Makes More”

Book Review: “When She Makes More”

I'm financially independent, but I'm blissfully ignorant of popular culture. (Maybe those two facts are related?) I had never heard of Farnoosh Torabi. I first noticed her work a few years ago when she interviewed blogger buddy Darrow Kirkpatrick for Yahoo! Finance about his early retirement. (Yeah, I know now that ...

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Book review: paperback version of “The Power of Habit”

Book review: paperback version of “The Power of Habit”

(Ohana Nords just returned from our three-week Bangkok vacation. I have several "lifestyles in retirement" posts to write about our experiences, but I also have a backlog of other material about new books and investing. I'll post about all of those subjects, but Bangkok reporting will have to wait a few weeks.) ...

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Book review: “Lean Body, Fat Wallet”

Book review: “Lean Body, Fat Wallet”

Lose weight and keep it off. Save money and keep your wealth. How hard could those be?!? Each concept seems so simple, but millions of people struggle with their weight and their net worth. Even if we manage to lose 10 pounds or save $1000, our efforts are wiped out by the same old symptoms that caused the ...

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