Minimum changes for maximum results ~ Get Rich Slowly

A few weeks ago, I set a few goals for 2018, one of which was to run at least one mile every single day. Last week, that goal got derailed when I was diagnosed with pneumonia. The doctor ordered me not to run for at least tend days — perhaps longer. That’s the bad news.…


How frugality buys freedom ~ Get Rich Slowly

This article is another installment in “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly. “Time is money,” my father used to tell me when I was a boy. He didn’t like how I dawdled with my chores. I didn’t understand what he meant back then. To me, time and money were two very different things.…


The value of negotiating ~ Get Rich Slowly

Earlier today, I shared some tips on salary negotiation. Learning to negotiate your salary is one of the best ways to boost your income — not just in the present, but over the course of your entire career. In fact, one 2010 study found that failing to negotiate on your initial salary can mean missing…


What Millennial Moguls Are Doing Differently

Millennials got the short end of the stick in the generation game. But they pushed through all of the negativity thrust upon them and they’re actually thriving despite predictions to the contrary. And while everyone is focused on how millennials are slowly destroying everything, millennials themselves are actually building businesses and making money. And they’re…


How to negotiate your salary ~ Get Rich Slowly

Some folks claim that if you do what you love, the money will follow. Others say that a job is just a job — you’re not meant to like it. The truth lies somewhere between these two extremes. There are few things worse than a job you hate; and many people enjoy fun, fulfilling careers…


Return of the frugal jerk

This guest post from the Frugal Jerk is part of the “money stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. This is a continuation of the story Frugal Jerk started last week. Some stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. These stories feature folks from all…


Employment Tips from 1948 ~ Get Rich Slowly

This month is “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, and this week we turned our attention to you and your work. Yesterday we explored landing your dream job. On Thursday, ESI Money shared tips for making more while growing your career. (And this coming Monday, I’ll give tips for negotiating your salary.) In…


How to find a job you love (and are meant to do) ~ Get Rich Slowly

In 1987, Marsha Sinetar published Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow, a popular book about finding your dream job based on your passions. She urged readers to “follow their own hearts to the work of their dreams”. Sinetar is a proponent of what she calls Right Livelihood: Doing your best at what you…


5 steps to make more money while growing your career ~ Get Rich Slowly

This is a guest post from ESI of ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (“E”, “S”, and “I” — get it?). It’s written by an early-50s retiree who achieved financial independence, shares what’s worked for him, and details how others can implement those ideas in their own lives.…


What Does Machine Learning Have to Do with SEO?

If you believe most popular representations, artificial intelligence is scary. We see it take over the world in Terminator. It murders its creator and escapes in Ex Machina and it just goes insane in 2001: A Space Odessy. We’ve been taught our whole lives to fear the singularity. But we’re barging ahead with AI development…