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If you don’t do anything else today, please check out the updated “Tools” page.
I’ve been working hard to update the tools page, and I’ve been working on updating my guides.
Soon I will have fully comprehensive, all-inclusive guides on all of the major finance and productivity topics.
And yes they will all be free on the “Guides” page!
You can check out that page now for a preview of what’s coming.
Now for all of the awesome articles I’ve found for you…
How to Invest $50,000 (without losing your shirt) [Good Financial Cents]
The biggest thing to remember about large chunks of money is to not make any quick decisions. This is a great guide that lays out a few options with different levels of risk, but it makes sure the foundation is built first.
How Reading Old Books Gives Us New Perspective [Michael Hyatt]
The case for reading more old books, instead of constantly reading the latest books. There is something to be said about time-tested books. This is a great reminder and some points on why you shouldn't just be reading the new books.
31 Habits of Happy People – Backed by Science & Psychology [Develop Good Habits]
I'm a sucker for any list post on habits, and thee are a lot over at DGH. In this post, Nils, a guest author, gives you 31 different things you can start practicing to be happier. That's pretty straight-forward!
A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit [Zen Habits]
Awesome guide! Leo talks about how to find motivation, and instill more discipline. He addresses discomfort training, which I think is very important, but he mentions not going too extreme with it. Starting small is the key that sets discipline in motion and keeps it going.
2 Cool Money Tricks [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]
Ramit shares two really useful personal finance tricks — a super simple formula for changing hourly to salary and the best way to see how long it’ll take your money to double.
How to Make Better Decisions [Money Boss]
J.D. covers some awesome principles of better decision making from Chip and Dan Heath's book: Decisive. The different decision-making factors like: narrow framing, confirmation bias, short-term emotion, and overconfidence are important to understand and deal with.
The “Explosive Power” Workout You Can Do Over Your Lunch Break [Vitals]
I always like to see new workouts that I can use to change us my routine. This is a productive, quick workout video from Vital, a division of Lifehacker.
To Safely Dispose Of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools [Fast Company]
This is so interesting. It's so amazing to be part of a military with such cutting edge technology and development.