Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did.
This week’s favorites include proven strategies to master self-discipline, how to earn over 7% interest from the government, best hobbies for us retired folk, my ESI Money Millionaire Interview, and what will happen when the FEDs end the pandemic emergency declarations.
Most of the things we want to do in life can be done with a little self-discipline. Although we are not born with self-discipline, we all can learn it along the way. Meridith Elliott Powell shares with us what changed her life to become known to her friends as the disciplined one. It wasn’t always that way. She evolved into that role. Here are her Six Proven Strategies to Master the Art of Discipline. If you are still struggling with the inability to achieve your goals, contact me for High Performance Coaching and get yourself back on track to live your life with a purpose.
If you are living on the money in your bank account, you have been wishing for a higher interest rate. But what if you could safely get over 7% interest on your money right now? Sounds pretty good. Physician on FIRE shares with us how to buy I Bonds from the government, which are currently paying over 7%. There is one thing, however, that you must keep in mind, which he covers in the article.
Wondering what you will do after you retire? Porch shares some ideas from five experts on such topics as improving your memory, exercise, and finance. It’s titled Tips from Experts: The Best Hobbies for Seniors. What are you planning to do with your newfound time in retirement? I started writing books. Watch for my newest book coming out this summer. Before you pull the trigger on retirement, be sure you have a plan for your time in retirement, so you don’t end up bored and wanting to go back to work.
Have you ever wanted to look under the hood of the life of a millionaire? Lots of people do, which is what made ESI Money’s Millionaire Interviews so popular. They interviewed me as Millionaire Interview #299. One of the comments following my interview states “This is the best – most relatable share that has been posted in a long time.” That is likely because I fit in nicely with the Millionaire Next Door mentality. (One of my favorite books by the way.) You might find this series of interviews helpful if you haven’t already discovered them.
There have been many changes in governmental regulations that took place since the government declared a health emergency two years ago. Since some of these changes have been going on for two years, they may seem like they have always existed. But you might be in for a surprise when the emergency declaration ends and a lot of the changes we have experienced suddenly end. What will be going away? What will happen to medical practices such as telehealth that were modified based on the changes? KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) has put together a nice summary of the emergency declaration changes and when they will expire. Don’t get caught by surprise.
I hope you enjoy these articles as much as I did. I look forward to updating you again next week with a few more articles I find especially interesting. If you read an especially good article, send me the link so I can share it with others.