Category: Personal Growth

Are You Destined to Follow in Your Parents’ Footsteps? 10

Are You Destined to Follow in Your Parents’ Footsteps?

In life, we receive so much from our parents; overall looks, hair color, height, and a host of other genetically-driven predispositions are largely hereditary. Sometimes, we follow in our parents’ footsteps, and sometimes we...

A True Parable of Patience 1

A True Parable of Patience

Over the past two weeks, I have taken my proverbial foot off of the accelerator a bit. This has been hard. For as long as I can remember, happiness has always been linked to...

The Benefits of Giving and Generosity 8

The Benefits of Giving and Generosity

As the past few weeks and months have shown, the United States currently run rampant with problems. Racism, violence, misogyny, and bigotry are impossible to ignore, easy to diagnose, and difficult to cure. I believe...

How Much Hustle Is Too Much? 7

How Much Hustle Is Too Much?

These days, it seems there is a widening gap in our country. No, I’m not talking about the gap between Hillary and Donald supporters, though that gap may continue to grow even as the...

Money and Marriage: How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse 3

Money and Marriage: How to Talk About Money With Your Spouse

One year prior to marrying Mrs. Superhero, I became a gung-ho personal finance enthusiast. For the next several months, I ate, slept, and breathed money. I read financial books in my spare time and...

A Life of Excess is a Life of Weakness 7

A Life of Excess is a Life of Weakness

I spent half of last week in the city which is the poster child for a life of excess: Las Vegas, Nevada. This was my first trip to Sin City, as it is called,...

Should I Go to Grad School? Start by Asking the Right Questions 6

Should I Go to Grad School? Start by Asking the Right Questions

Today’s post – Should I Go to Grad School? – is contributed by Paul Andrews over at The Code to Riches, a website dedicated to making personal finance as interesting/funny as possible. Your 20’s are/will...

How to Reinvent Yourself and Improve Your Life 4

How to Reinvent Yourself and Improve Your Life

This article, “How to Reinvent Yourself and Improve Your Life,” is the fourth installment in the Lessons From the Gridiron Series. You can read previous installments by following the links below: Uncommon Lessons From...

Entrepreneur or Employee – Find Your Best Career Path 6

Entrepreneur or Employee – Find Your Best Career Path

What factors determine whether YOU are a better fit to be an entrepreneur or employee? For more than four decades, my Grandpa awoke at the crack of dawn each morning and headed to work. He...

The Link Between Money and Behavior 9

The Link Between Money and Behavior

The suggestion that money and behavior are forever linked is likely to elicit some very strong opinions on both sides of the debate. A majority of people base their position upon personal experience, as is...