Investments make me cozy!

Many of you already know that I am a regular reader of the “Ask A Manager” blog by Alison Green. Recently, in an open thread, Alison dropped in a list of what she considers to be qualities of “coziness,” which is very important to her. You can find the list here: http://www.askamanager.org/2016/01/weekend-free-for-all-january-30-31-2016.html and just scroll down … More Investments make me cozy!

Using the 7 Habits® to Build Wealth ~ Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood®

In this seven-week series, we are using the book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by the late Stephen Covey, and applying it to the NDQ method and philosophy of building wealth. Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood Most people are self-centered in dealing with others. We have our ideas and … More Using the 7 Habits® to Build Wealth ~ Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood®

Are you in the 15%?

Pew Research Center released a report in December on how American’s view broadband services based upon surveys from mid 2015. As part of the survey, participants were asked about their TV services and to me, this is the most interesting and informative part of the report. Link to Pew infographic. The study found that 15% … More Are you in the 15%?

Using the 7 Habits® to Build Wealth ~ Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

In this seven-week series, we are using the book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by the late Stephen Covey, and applying it to the NDQ method and philosophy of building wealth. Habit 4: Think Win-Win Our old way of thinking is that everything we do is a competition for limited resources. For every winner, … More Using the 7 Habits® to Build Wealth ~ Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

Book Review: “Stop Acting Rich: … And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire” by Thomas J. Stanley

If you haven’t read the book, Stop Acting Rich: … And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire (2009), by the late Thomas J. Stanley, you should find it at your library and devour it. You remember the author’s best-selling book, The Millionaire Next Door (1996), where all the stereotypes of millionaires were debunked. The reality … More Book Review: “Stop Acting Rich: … And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire” by Thomas J. Stanley