Move, Moderate, & Motivate

A blog for finding balance, satisfaction and excellence while living a frugal, physical, and financially independent life... or at least working towards it.

My Favorite Personal Finance Tool - MintFinance Tools

Be aware of your finances, but don't spend your time on them. That is the route I choose to take. Just like investing. KISS. Keep it simple stupid. 99.9% of my purchases are by card. Keeping track of...

Pareto's Law and Why 80% of These Words are PointlessHealth

In 1896, the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto published a paper that referred to the Pareto Principle. A principle that states that 20% of the causes produce 80% of the effects. He developed this pri...

It Really is "Your Money or Your Life"Books

"Wait a minute... I am only making 5 bucks an hour?", says the average American reading Your Money or Your Life. I just worked 3 hours to pay for a sh*tty meal at Burger King? Yes, it's true. Once ...

Not Being Lazy is Better Than DietingHealth

It is human nature to be lazy. It is so much easier. It is easier to drive to the grocery store than to ride a bike. It is easier to pay someone to mow your yard or shovel the driveway. It is easier t...

The 4-Hour Work WeekBooks

Never check your email again, outsource your daily tasks, refuse customers, and increase your revenue. Sounds crazy, but Tim Ferris created a book that helps you do all of that. Photo from fourhour...

Increase Your Bench Press by 50 PoundsPhysical Fitness

I have lifted free weights for most of my life. I started in Junior High and continued through High School and College. I took a hiatus after college for a while, but started up again in my late twent...

Who, What, Where and WhyMotivation

I will start with the basics. I am a mid-thirty year-old with a wife, 2 kids, and my only debt is my mortgage. My wife and I currently work full-time, but are trying to embrace the ideology of FIRE and frugality....