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My Personal Personal Finance Blogging Philosophies

Next month will mark two years since I first started this site. During my time running a personal finance blog, there's no doubt that I've learned a lot about personal finance and blogging. Now, as I reflect on the past two years, I've also been thinking a lot about my...

Starting a Blog in 2019: Setting Up, Growing, and Monetizing Your Site 3

It’s crazy to think that, just a few years ago, the term “blog” was just a strange word that few fully understood. Today there are blogs for just about any topic or niche you could conceive of and a diverse array of talented writers producing content for an equally diverse...

Why Do So Many Blogs Disappear? 5 Tips For Avoiding the Same Fate 4

Have you ever come across an awesome blog post, excitedly decided to follow the site on social media... and then watched as no new content was ever posted again? Sadly, this type of thing happens to me all of the time as there are several blogs I've added to my...

When is it Time to Update Your Book? 3

There's a certain sense of finality that comes over you when you hold a physical, printed book in your hands. After all, so many great works can sit in the halls of a famed library for centuries, carefully preserved so that future generations may read the text as it was...

Blogging Tips: 5 Helpful Hints for Generating and Executing Article Ideas 6

Take it from someone with a personal finance site of his own and another weekly column to boot, coming up with article idea for your blog isn't always easy. There have certainly been times when I've paced the halls of my apartment, struggling to land on any sort of inspiration...

“Writing the Damn Book” Review

Nearly three years ago this month, I officially completed my first book The E-Ticket Life. What started with sporadic and, for lack of a better term, unfocused writing sessions had become more structured in the weeks leading up that magical moment, enabling me to cross that finish line. Of course, establishing that...