Archive for February, 2009

The Correlation Between Aggressive Driving and Aggressive Spending

Posted on February 27th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am sure many of you have come across a “drive slower, save gas mileage” kind of article. This is not one of those. If any of you have read any of my previous articles one may find a common theme among them. I am much more interested in the thought process behind my and […]

Personal Finance Firewall – The Power of Visualization

Posted on February 23rd, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

The human brain is an amazing organ. My most recent reading brought me to a page about the brain and how visualizations actually effect reality. A visualization is something that we think about that makes us see something more clearly. One can visualize themselves clearing the pole vault, or rounding third base, or making the […]

I Apologize

Posted on February 21st, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have to apologize about my links all being broken. It seems a bad plugin I had installed on my site was editing all my links to include some tracking code, but instead broke each and every link. The plugin has been removed and all links on my site are now working again. Anyone that […]

ING Direct Decreases Interest Rate Again

Posted on February 20th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Updated October 4, 2009 with new interest rates. The recession is becoming more and more present every day as lives are changed and financial situations are completely flipped upside down . Those of us still seeking returns for our savings are looking towards the less traditional methods of saving such as online savings accounts. Among […]

Sleep patterns can change a life

Posted on February 19th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Today I made a very important life decision. Well technically the decision came to me last night and the fact that I went through with it today made the change real. I became an early riser…again. I say again because my entire life I had been required to get up early. I got in the […]

Benefits of being employed

Posted on February 18th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have not been in the working market for very long comparitively but what I have gathered thus far is that working for someone else is a very interesting way to live and the people that I find are doing this, myself included begin to develop a very intriguing mindset toward certain amenities that can […]

The Number To Beat

Posted on February 17th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Yesterday I was reading a great article over at The Monevator. I have to give this guy some credit, I mean I have read a few of his articles but this one was a real eye opener. This was a concept I had toyed with a bit but I never thought of it in the […]

 
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