The Yakezie Network was created in December 2009 as a way to help new and old bloggers alike grow their platforms, connect with others, and become the best bloggers possible. Over the years, the Yakezie has become the largest, most collaborative personal finance network on the web. It takes eight months on average to get [...]Read More
The YWC’s goal is to award money to deserving contestants who will use the funds to further their education. The money can go towards tuition, books, application fees, and other costs which make furthering one’s education cumbersome at times. Although you cannot touch education, we believe education is critical to success. It’s often hard to see the value of that which we cannot see, but we can promise that education is fundamental in getting a job in a field you like, building a business, and giving you the optionality to do more!
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A lack of a meritocratic environment is the number one reason why so many people are dissatisfied with their jobs based on research conducted for my book. There’s nothing more maddening than when someone less deserving is promoted over you due to politics instead of performance. One of the main reasons why I left finance [...]Read More
There are several research studies that point to $75,000 a year where happiness increases no further. The $75,000 is largely derived through day job income given most folks do not have any other income sources. I make an argument that $200,000 is the income level where happiness increases no further due to various tax credit [...]Read More
Out of all the craptastic jobs out there, you wouldn’t think being a journalist was the worst job ever would you? I didn’t, so it came as a shock when a company called Career Cast put news reporter on the top of their list based on pay, outlook, work environment, and stress. Career Cast analyzed [...]Read More
The temptation of selling one’s site frequently comes up and I’d like to make an argument for why you probably should not sell your site in this environment. It’s safe to say from a financial perspective, anybody who sold any type of asset from 2008-2011 probably wishes they had held on. Stocks have rebounded by [...]Read More
Now that the real estate market is showing signs of upward movement, some people will be thinking about upgrading. A lot of folks sucked it up during the downturn and now they want a bigger home for their kids, a better location for a shorter commute, or a smaller property to keep maintenance down. Before [...]Read More