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Goodbye Hair: What I’ve Learned After Buzzing Off My Hair

Goodbye Hair: What I’ve Learned After Buzzing Off My Hair

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinSince birth, all the way through high school, I’ve had the same haircut. Along came college, and I was free. I decided to grow the long, luscious locks out, and I liked it a lot. It was different, not only for me, but different compared to what everybody else had. There came a point in time where I noticed hair beginning to gather in my brush. Didn’t think much of it, just figured I was “shedding.” Fast forward a couple…

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Why Isn’t Personal Finance Taught in Schools?

Why Isn’t Personal Finance Taught in Schools?

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinIf you browse personal finance forums or blogs, the following question appears often: Why doesn’t the public school system teach personal finance? For millennials, students are graduating college with more debt, can’t find jobs, and years later after learning personal finance, wish they could go back in time and make a different choice in life.    When s***t hits the fan, everyone looks for someone or something to blame and, in our case, public education gets the finger pointed at….

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The Effects of Social Media on Your Brain

The Effects of Social Media on Your Brain

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinHumans have, and always will be social creatures. Being social is just as instinctive for humans as the need for food and water to live. This innate instinct is what enables social media to thrive in today’s world.   If you travel back in time to pre-complex civilization, you’ll find it impossible to survive alone. Being that “lone wolf” decreased your chances of survival. You were much safer from predators and other humans if you were in a small group,…

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Your 20s: The Foundation of Your Life

Your 20s: The Foundation of Your Life

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedinThe majority of my audience is either approaching or in the midst of their 20s, and few realize how important this decade is.    For the ones entering your 20s, what do you expect? What’s your two, five, ten year plan? If you’re already in your 20s, what have you done? What goals have you accomplished? What’s next in line? Before entering your 20s, you, like I and most young folks, believed you’d move away from your parents, party like…

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The Inevitable Lifestyle Creep

The Inevitable Lifestyle Creep

FacebookemailTwitterPinterestTumblrRedditLinkedin Despite how common lifestyle creep is in peoples’ lives, no one really discusses it. Lifestyle creep, also known as lifestyle inflation, is simply caused by one thing: An increase in income leading to an increase in spending. No matter what race, religion, wealth class, etc. everyone caves in to lifestyle creep at some point in time. Lifestyle creep can be cyclical, but many people let lifestyle creep continue on for the entirety of their life.   But, is it…

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Mastering the Art of Solitude

Mastering the Art of Solitude

Facebook email Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Reddit Linkedin  “People enjoy their solitude and no ones brags about being lonely.” I find it sad when someone has a vibrant social life (or appears to), yet feels lonely. How unfortunate. They’re surrounded by people 24/7 but can’t shake that feeling of loneliness. They have no problem with the amount of people they’re around but lack something more. What they lack is quality individuals in their life. Quality relationships will always outweigh multiple meaningless…

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