Ah, financial freedom!
The golden dream of the modern jobholder, and an untold number of online marketers and aspiring bloggers.
And for good reason. Who wouldn’t love to have the ability to do what you want, when and where you want, with whom you want – all without worrying about money?
Often romantic images of travel and adventure go hand in hand with the financial freedom ideal, but it is by no means limited to people who have quit their day job to make a “passive” living online.
This “financial freedom” can apply equally to a family of 5 living in suburbia, only this family isn’t living week to week or month to month and they are cash flow positive – unlike the majority of their neighbors.
There are many different flavors of this vision and ideal, but they have 1 crucial thing in common.
fucking lies illusions.
Continue reading “What Does True Financial Freedom Look Like?”
Bubblews is a controversial new player on the article marketing scene, and as such deserved a level-headed review of its strengths and weaknesses as a money making opportunity for writers.
If it’s true that “any press is good press”, Bubblews is doing something right. I’ve never seen the legitimacy of a writing site so hotly contested.
On one hand, news outlets such as Wired.com and even Fox News have highlighted the opportunity to “shake up” the social media world by paying users 1 cent for every like, comment and share.
And on the other, there are a lot of angry users crying foul and calling the website a scam.
Which is exactly why I’ve put together the most exhaustive Bubblews review on the net (updated August 2014). Because if you’re planning on writing there and have read any of the hysterical opinions – good or bad – you desperately need to get the whole picture.
So let’s get to it, shall we?
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It’s like a new-age mantra, most often used to justify eating habits, alcohol, and TV watching.
It tells us that we can essentially do whatever we want so long as we don’t do too much of it, and that this is the key to living a good life where we can responsibly indulge in hedonistic pleasures.
I think that’s completely ridiculous. (Kind of like saying “whole grains are part of a complete breakfast“.)
Continue reading “Excess in Moderation: How to Live Longer, Lose Weight & Live the Good Life”