February 9, 2013

Planting Seeds

One of the best parts of gardening is that you get to watch the tiny seeds you plant in the early spring grow gradually into beautiful, blooming plants that provide food all throughout the harvest season. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #112

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. I love looking at peoples’ bookshelves. It often opens the door to a great connection with someone. Today, I’m sharing some of those glimpses from people who have made share-able photos of their shelves. 1. […]

Help a Reader: What to Do with Savings

Here's an email I recently received from a reader: I am 29 with a husband and a newborn. We have never had extra money and generally live paycheck to paycheck. We have worked hard on living frugally in anticipation for me going from full time to part time work after my son was born. […]

In Memoriam

Note: This post is from GRS founder J.D. Roth. The best part of blogging is connecting with readers. For years, I was scared to meet the folks I knew only online. Though it seems strange now, in the 1990s and early 2000s I drew a line between folks I knew in Real Life and what my ex-wife called my “imaginary friends.” When people asked to meet me in person, I thought it was a little creepy. […]

Make money with Bitcoin? If so, how?

Good returns on investment can be hard to come by.  Finding the Next Big Thing that will turn into a ten-bagger or more is tough. Maybe you’ve heard of the distributed cryptocurrency Bitcoin.  It’s a bold experiment, and you’re welcome to read up on the philosophy behind peer-to-peer cryptocurrencies, but here are the basics: The complete record of all Bitcoin transactions is contained in a serie […]