Comment of the week: Going from $20k/year to $90k/year

February 17th, 2009

On a recent blog post, James left this great comment: Ten years ago, I was working in a lumber yard. I asked myself, “What do I want my life to be like in five years?”. I knew two things: that five years would pass, and that if I didn’t do anything different my life would still be the same (...

Tip #29: Stop being a loser and pay money to save money

December 18th, 2008

This is Tip #29 of of the Save $1,000 in 30 Days Challenge. (See past tips.) Today's tip is to spend money on things that will save you money in the long term. Too many people think that "saving money" is about cutting costs relentlessly until they can cut no more. And then...what? Who wants to live like ...