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Diversification

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For a while now I’ve been looking at ways to diversify my assets. I’ve been dumping money into a 401k for as long as I can remember, but I’ve never actually played around with my money to see how I

Surfer Girl

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Omg this is exciting!  Ok, my friend, she’s sort of a hippie (but not really) is having a bachelorette party and we’re all going surfing!  Is that not the coolest idea (hint: it is)?  Alright let me clarify when I

Using My Vacation Time

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I need to figure out what I’m going to do with my week of vacation coming up. My company is a little weird in that they make you take half of your vacation by the middle of the year or

I Love Car Shopping

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I love buying a new car.  It’s not the joy of having a new car (ok, it’s kind of that), and it’s certainly not having to shop around for car insurance rates, but it’s the process of buying it.  Car

Doing More

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I want to do more traveling.  As I approach middle age (depending on your definition of “middle age”) I realize that I’ve spent a lot of my life in “planning mode” and not so much time in “doing mode.”  Of

Is It Spring Yet?

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I can’t believe how warm it has been recently.  Seriously, what is going on?  Last week it was 8 degree outside.  Single digits.  Freezing.  And then two days ago it was 56.  Fifty six!  And then today it’s 18 and

A Date With The Courthouse

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I don’t have many regrets in my life but what happened last weekend to me would definitely be one of them. I’m a little embarrassed to even mention it here.  I was out with some friends and on my way

Inner Outer Synergy

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As you know I am interested in making some positive changes in my life, including not only inner changes (such as mindset), but also outer changes (such as productivity). I’ve seen some discussion relating to whether these changes should start

Physical and Mental Positivity

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I just realized the other day that amidst all my self improvement, positive energy type stuff that has been going on recently, I’ve actually been neglecting to work on any real physical improvement. In the past I was really into

Making Changes

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Over the past year or two I’ve increasingly wanted to change some things about myself. To name a few, I’d like to be more forgiving of people who do wrong by me; more emotionally self-reliant (not needing other people to