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Becoming more fiscally disciplined need not be painful. Small changes are all it takes to yield big savings over the long haul. By implementing some of these ideas, you will notice the effects right away and your bank account will grow faster than you imagined.

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Is the American dream dead? The American dream is the promise of the possibility of prosperity and success for everyone.  Higher education is beyond the reach of many people, the housing market is a bust and there are no jobs!  What should you do? Read More…

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Am I training for a race? What race?  You must be training for something because you increased your training from four to six days.  Are you training for the Tour de France?    Aren’t you a little old for the Tour de France?  I will admit I am training for something!  What? Read More…

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Do you have decision fatigue?  What is that?  In MIT Sloan Management Review, I learned that parole boards approved paroles 70% of the time in the morning versus 10% of the time in late afternoon.  What is the lesson? Read More…

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Free transportation for life! What would you do for a free tram pass?  Some cities are trying to reduce traffic for a better quality of life.  Why should you care?  Is there traffic congestion in your city?  Is parking a problem?  Would you like a better alternative? Read More…

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Don’t Buy Hamburgers! Would you ever expect a hamburger chain say this to their customers?  What is a burger place to do?  McDonald’s is selling so many products that are no longer just hamburgers to keep their sales growth.  This Swedish hamburger chain Max Burgers is doing something different. Read More…

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When Did I Get Old?

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When did I get old? The simple answer is I do not know!  I look in the mirror and there is this old person looking back at me.  What happened?  It was just yesterday, I was sixteen itching to be eighteen, then twenty-one and thirty.  Funny, I do not feel old, after all 60 is the new 40!  When you are young, you are dying to grow up.  When you hit 40, you start to realize your life is moving pretty fast. Read More…

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Is every smartphone app a game? In the interest of full disclosure, I do not own a smart phone.  I was reading an article called “Foodzy:  Making Dieting A Game For You And Your Friends” on www.fastcompany.com about an application (app) to help keep track of what you eat.   Foodzy, a start up in Amsterdam, developed an app that makes a game of tracking your diet.  Do we need a game to encourage us to eat better? Read More…

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What is your next step is a question I constantly ask myself.  By now, you would think I am where I want to be and there is no next step.  After all, I am old(er) and achieved a modest amount of success.  Without any extraordinary help from medical science, I am planning on living another thirty (30) years. Read More…

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Real-time ridesharing is here!  Would you rideshare, if it were convenient?  Maybe?  Would you rideshare for a reward?  Did I get you attention?  Who is rewarded?  Drivers earn rewards and riders save money.  This sounds like a no hassle carpool.  Where do I sign up? Read More…

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