The Daily Man-Up: Lifestyle Creep

August 13, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Money |

Lifestyle creep or “Lifestyle Inflation” occurs when your standard of living improves with your income rising. And what you might have seen as luxuries in the past are now becoming necessities in your life.

So as you start to generate more income, you actually slowly start spending more without really noticing.


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The Daily Man-Up: The Top 8 Attitudes For People Who Plan To Stay Poor

May 23, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Money |

(photo: Chronomarchie)

The top 8 attitudes for people who plan to stay poor..

  1. “The wealthy are just lucky.” So they keep waiting to get lucky. And somehow never do. Sure the wealthy got some lucky breaks. But they also learned to recognize them and what to do when they popped up. Because lucky breaks, like the morning dew, evaporate fast.
  2. “I need this new BMW. And I can afford the payments.” By the time they pay it off and eat the depreciation it probably cost them 70% more than MSRP. Never pay interest on depreciating assets. Buy for 0% interest or pay cash. Period. Oh, and leasing is just financing.
  3. “Look at all the money we’ll save and the fun we’ll have with our new motor home and boat.” Same as #1, only on steroids. Add paying for storage, repairs, maintenance and the opportunity cost of wasted money. Cha-ching. You could take a really nice vacation.
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The Daily Man-Up

April 2, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Life Advice, Man-Up, Money |

Reading this might save you $17,118.33 or more and hopefully a painful & expensive lesson.

Point blank, this amount was stolen from me.

I trusted in someone & in good faith and I just paid the price. I am not here to point fingers, cry woe is me or seek sympathy – I am here with the sole purpose of sharing this loss and lesson with the hope of preventing anyone further being f*cked over by any opportunistic & desperate lowlives.

The truth is, you never know what people are capable of so you need to be educated & protect yourself at all times – and by every means necessary. Don’t trust, hope or wait. You need to protect your money, idea’s, possessions, IP etc because someone could just take it – and probably will or waiting too if they get the opportunity.

It’s sad to say ..but sadly it seems that most people are out for themselves, greedy, untrustworthy and/or have alterior motives these days – especially the ones with no purpose, skills, or integrity.


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