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WHY I’M CLIMBING DOWN THE CORPORATE LADDER

climbing down the corporate ladder

“Man, what can we do? Think about it…we’re stuck!”    M’s words hit me hard, like a figurative punch to the gut.  I shook my head slightly, lowering it into my chest.  But this time, something had changed. Instead of the frustration that had become all too familiar,  I felt a new emotion rise up.    “No, no…NO!  I won’t …

WAKING UP FROM A LAZY NOVEMBER

lazy november

What happened?  November started so well.  Week one, I took time off.  My wife and I went away to a cabin in the woods for a couple of days, which was transformed into a winter wonderland with the season’s first snowfall.  It was magical.  Returning home, I had the most productive of weeks.  I played full time blogger, released three …

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INVEST IN THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

tools for success

When I was a kid, about once a month, my brother and I would walk to get our hair cut after school.  Our hairdresser’s name was Sherri, and together with her business partner, they owned a small salon on the main street.  Next door to the salon was a long standing ice cream shoppe, and next to that was the …

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HOW I OVERCAME A SERIOUS CASE OF FINCON FOMO

FINCON FOMO

I have a confession to make. This past week, I came down with a MAJOR case of FINCON FOMO.  That’s right. This debilitating condition had me in it’s clutches for a few days, until I finally managed to wriggle myself from its grasp. Now, I realize that some of you are unfamiliar with both of these acronyms.  “What the h&%$ …

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WHAT I’M DOING TO IMPROVE THE READER EXPERIENCE

Improve the reader experience

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve begun to make a number of small changes to this blog.  The goal is simple:  to improve the reader experience for anyone visiting Mystery Money Man. This is, of course, an ongoing effort.  Over the past year, I’ve made improvements as I’ve become more proficient with the craft of blogging, and running a …

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OUT OF MY MIND: FULL TIME INTERNET MARKETER SHARES HIS STORY

full time internet marketer

Hey freedom fighters!  I’ve got a guest post today from Brent Truitt, a full time internet marketer and part time blogger.  Brent blogs over at DebtFiles.com, where he shares the stories of real people and their struggles with debt.  Brent has a very entertaining writing style, (trust me, you won’t be bored!) so when I had the chance to host him …

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ENWEALTHEN INTERVIEW: MYSTERY MONEY MAN ON FINANCIAL LITERACY

financial literacy

Hey everyone! Real quick post today to let you know that my interview on Enwealthen is live! The good folks at Enwealthen have an interview series, called ‘The Financial Literacy Chronicles’, and they approached me recently to share some of my thoughts on the subject. Be sure to check it out here. The interview series features several of my favourite …

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MY BLOG IS ONE YEAR OLD!

My blog is one year old

Hey everyone!  Well, it’s official.…this blog is one year old!  Mystery Money Man went live on August 20th, 2016. During the past couple of weeks I thought about how I should mark this personal blogging milestone. I realized that other, more savvy bloggers than myself, would probably have some pretty cool stuff lined up. They might do a giveaway, launch …