guilt

The best examples of guilt trips you’ve ever seen
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Anyone with Asian parents can probably tell you two things: Their parents knew how to negotiate anything. Their parents knew how to guilt trip them to do anything. However, you certainly don’t have to grow up with Asian parents to experience it. After all, we all know what it feels like. Guilt trips are those nebulous […]

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Jewels of Financial Wisdom From Ancient Religious Texts
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There are a few basic tenets to follow if you want to grow your wealth without compromising your integrity: Save more than you earn. Watch out for debt. Live simply. Don’t be greedy. Give back if you can. Remarkably, these foundations were being discussed by the ancient thinkers who wrote our most famous religious texts. […]

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Some Thoughts on the Battle Between Minimalism and Preparedness
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One of the biggest struggles I have in my life is this constant battle between two guiding values: minimalism and preparedness. I see great value in both of these things. In minimalism, I see the value of having fewer things to worry about and take care of, leaving me more time to actually do things […]

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The Dirty Dozen: My 12 Biggest Financial Mistakes of the Last 10 Years and How I Wish I Had Done Things Differently
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When I write about my own personal finance experiences, it’s easy to report on the things I did well. Writing about the good moves makes a lot of sense, after all. Those are the moves that resulted in a clear-cut personal finance gain without a lot of sacrifice, and those are the moves that really […]

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Why brutal honesty is a mistake — and the one time it’s not
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Over the past 12+ years, I’ve had a lot of fun giving advice and sharing what I’ve learned. I used to get frustrated when people didn’t listen. Why didn’t they just follow my advice when I could objectively solve their problems? Who else has tried to give good advice, only to have your friend, mom/dad, […]

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