Posts Tagged ‘positive thinking’

How Rich Am I? How Rich Are You?

Over the years I have been accused of being a millionaire by clients. The quest was to discover how much wealth their accountant had. I was mum. Few of my local clients read this blog; only the few who do know the scope of my wealth and understanding of money. The inquisitors would have been…

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The Government Paid Me a Visit

I knew this day was coming. I did my best to hide it from you, dear readers. The government has had it in for me for decades. They tolerated my antics as a small town accountant, but now, with a blog growing in popularity, their patience has reached an end. In the past I was…

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Tricks to Beat Procrastination

I’ve been putting off this post for a while. Now is as good a time as any to get it done. Now that I got the obvious joke out of the way it is time we discuss a serious issue facing us all: procrastination. When we least need it, our desire to finish, or even…

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Enjoying Life Versus a Happy Life

When you read the Stoics and personal finance blogs in the vein I write you quickly learn the goal in life is happiness. Money, retirement, and financial independence are all cash words we use to make our case about happiness. Saving and investing a large portion of our income building a solid nest egg allows…

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Destroying Fear with Stoicism

Fear destroys dreams and happiness faster than any other thing can. Fear of failure prevents us from starting a business; fear of rejection causes us to pass on a dream date; and fear of the unknown forces us to keep working a job well beyond the point we could retire. This simple four-letter word pushes…

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New Publishing Schedule at The Wealthy Accountant

This is the 116th post here at The Wealthy Accountant. The average post has been around 1500 words, meaning I have published approximately 174,000 words this year so far on this site. That is enough words to fill two average sized novels! I also write two other blogs of flash fiction adding another 153,000 words…

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Humans are social creatures craving to belong to a group they feel is like them and will accept them. Our heroes and mentors come from this group. People big into sports find heroes among athletes and try to find life lessons from the most successful sports figures. My heroes tend to be more literary or…

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Dealing with Mistakes

Have you ever made a mistake? Of course you have. Like me, you have a few doozies in the closet to air out, too, if you are honest. Mistakes come in all sizes. From the minor mishap to the really stupid to the criminal, we all have our moments of ignorant brilliance. As luck would…

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