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The Articles that made me Smarter in 2016

The Articles that made me Smarter in 2016
Best articles of 2015 / Credits : Stuart Moreton

Happy New Year everyone!

We just returned from our vacation on the beach in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico and jumped back right into the routine. Our Christmas tree is still up and work has been off to a slow start, so I’m still slowly getting ready for a new year.

Don’t worry, as per tradition, I’ll have a post next week with our goals for this year… and the next 5!

So how did 2016 go on TheMoneyMine?

I have to say that there was some great content, below is the list of the Top 6 posts for 2016. I’m proud of all of them, go check them out if you haven’t already!

You can also check out the 5 Best Articles of 2015 for last years’ wrap-up.

Now grab a a hot cup of coffee and enjoy this selection of articles and podcasts of 2016.

How to make money sleeping: 35 methods real people use to generate passive income – TheSmarterDollar

17 Articles. 6 Experts. 35 Strategies. The list speaks for itself.How-to-make-money-sleeping-generate-passive-income-2-1024x512A must read! Read more…

I’m convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich – Business Insider


There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.

Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. Truthfully, the rich can be poor and the poor can be rich. For example, being rich could be a family of five who lovingly share their small piece of bread in a third-world country. Conversely, another family of five may live in a 12-bedroom home and still have strife over an unlimited first-class feast! Read more…

My millionaire to-do list – Budgets are Sexy

million_dollar_club_sealYa gotta start somewhere…wanna figure out how to become a millionaire? If you’ve ever dreamed about becoming a millionaire – and you actually want to DO SOMETHING about it – you’re in the right place!

Can you imagine how killer it would be logging into your accounts one day and seeing a cool million there? I’ve been all about it the past couple years and there’s really nothing stopping me now. I’ve got the desire, the patience, and more importantly the game plan! (what this post is all about). Read more…

The Scold (Mr Money Mustache interview) – The New Yorker

Mr Money Mustache

Mr. Money Mustache, the father of Mustachianism, isn’t perfect. He allows himself occasional luxuries, gets drunk now and then, and admits to two regrettable “five-to-ten-dollar mistakes” in 2015. The first was buying his ten-year-old son, Simon, a mini-Rubik’s Cube, which broke when they tried to take it apart. Read more…

The Only Technique to Learn Something New – James Altucher


I had a friend who wanted to get better at painting. But she thought she had to be in Paris, with all the conditions right. She never made it to Paris. Now she sits in a cubicle under fluorescent lights, filling out paperwork all day.  Read more…

Last year was a great year for sure on the Personal Finance front, so I’m wishing y’all an equally wonderful 2017 and lots of $$. Looking forward to meet all of you at FinCon’17 in Dallas!


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