NDQ Tip #486

Talking to friends and family about your efforts to save and invest toward your freedom may not go over as a popular idea. Remember the sobering statistics you’ve often read about the high percentage of adults carrying consumer debt. Remember also that most people live paycheck to paycheck and if that cycle stops, they won’t … More NDQ Tip #486

Tune Out the Noise

The concept of retiring early is not viewed by society as normal, so it’s nearly impossible to find mainstream support for your goal. How do you push forward and keep on track? Tune out everything and anyone who doesn’t provide positive encouragement. In fact, it will usually be best to keep your ideas and plans … More Tune Out the Noise

NDQ Tip #345

For your own health and peace of mind, when you’re off the clock, stay off the clock. Stop using your personal cell phone to check work email and messages unless you are actually paid to do this or it is included in your salary. You need down time. If you continually focus on your job, … More NDQ Tip #345

NDQ Tip #280

You’re probably using too much laundry soap (check the directions). Cut back little by little and see if you can tell the difference. NDQ p.s. Check out the new NDQ Guide: 500 Tips the guide that will give you actionable steps to jump start your savings and investing immediately. You may also enjoy: Recap ~ The NDQ Purpose 100th Post … More NDQ Tip #280

NDQ Tip #276

Your dryer likely has a sensor to detect when clothes are dry. Use this to shut off the drying when clothes are dry rather than for a set amount of time that might be over-heating your garments and wearing them out. NDQ p.s. Check out the new NDQ Guide: 500 Tips the guide that will give you actionable steps to … More NDQ Tip #276