career path

Set Your Own Career Path

This week I attended a conference in beautiful southern California. It was successful few days full of great information and good meetings. If you’ve never...

happiness

Happiness: Making Yourself a Priority

Today I’m reminded about what our end goal should always be… happiness. My day drifted in the complete opposite direction. If I had to summarize it in...

hiking

Northwest Hiking Near the City

Hiking in the Northwest, there is so much to love about it. Today was another typical perfect day to get outside. The temperature was hovering around 50F,...

easy money

Easy Money Challenge, Flipping $1K

A week ago I cashed out several stocks that had reached their peak potential. They were nothing major, but they added up to about one thousand dollars...

workout plan

Workout Plan – Cycling 1,000 Miles

Forty eight miles down, 952 to go. This is part of my workout plan for 2017, one thousand miles commuting to work via bicycle. For those...

city bus

The City Bus, Some Things Never Change

This past week conditions in Portland have hit an all time low. Roads that were once just snow gradually turned to a sheer sheet of...

relax

Relax With a Shower Beer

The older I become the more difficult I find it is to relax and make time for yourself. With each passing year comes more responsibility and what feels like additional...

401k

401k Investing: Compare with Co-workers

If you’ve working in an office, you know it’s a common rule to never discuss salary with your co-workers. But what about your 401k? Salary...

make money online

Make Money Online With Craigslist

What you are doing with all the extra stuff laying around your home? That’s right look around for a moment, how many items are collecting dust...

urban bike

The less Traveled Bike Path, Commuting in the Winter

This week in the city we actually got some snow, perfect for taking the bike path less traveled! For those of you following from other...