Wins and Losses Series: Scott at Making Momentum – “Did the Risk Pay Off? Hell Yes”

Wins and Losses Series: Scott from Making Momentum - "Did the Risk Pay Off? Hell Yes" #finance #mistakes #lessons #learning #personaldevelopment

Hi, Team!   Welcome to another edition of MikedUp Blog’s Wins and Losses Series, where we interview a generous participant about 4 of the best and worst moments of their life. The point? To learn from the past so that we can improve in the future!   If you’re interested in participating in the Wins and Losses Series, please send me a note here (you don’t have to be a blogger to participate!).   Check out the complete Wins and Losses Series Here   This week we have: Scott from Making Momentum!   I was stoked to see that Scott had volunteered to write for the Wins and Losses Series. His blog is packed full of actionable content for those of us trying to do more, save more, or just be better (and so much more than that). He’s a guy that’s blowing up in the blogging world and I […]

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How to Prepare a Successful Student – (It’s Not With Supplies)

How To Prepare A Successful Student (And It's Not with Supplies) #attachment #success #academics #parenting #personaldevelopment

Hi, Team! This is a special occasion for me today. I’m bringing you a guest post from a close friend, published author, English teacher, and candidate for Virginia Senate – He’s my brother-in-law (@ronnierossva)! Ronnie has been an educator for nearly a decade and he knows how to prepare a successful student. Whether you’re returning to your school for a new year or starting a different journey at a new school, Ronnie has you covered below! Hint – it has little to do with “Back to School Supplies”. Take it away, Ronnie:   (Photo by Al Emmert)     Ronnie Ross is a new father who, along with his wife and son, lives in the Piedmont area of Virginia.  A teacher and school administrator, he spends his days helping young folks read, write, and think “better.”  Recently, inspired by the birth of his son, he announced his candidacy for the Virginia […]

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Wins and Losses Series: Drew from FI Introvert – “You’re broke. You have nothing”

Wins and Losses Series: Drew from FI Introvert "You're Broke and You Have Nothing"

Hi, Team!   Welcome to another edition of MikedUp Blog’s Wins and Losses Series, where we interview a generous participant about 4 of the best and worst moments of their life. The point? To learn from the past so that we can improve in the future!   If you are are interested in participating in the series, please send me an email and we can talk details.    This week’s participant is: Drew from FI Introvert   Drew has recently become a blogging friend of mine and I’m so glad that he agreed to take part in this series. Why? Because everything I read from him carries with it either a great lesson or some solid information. Drew went all-out with what’s below and I’m so excited to share this with you now! Take it away, Drew!   (Photo courtesy of MKulp Photography)   Background   I struggled for years to decode […]

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10 Rich Habits to Improve Your Life

10 Rich Habits to Improve Your Life #wealth #personalfinance #personaldevelopment #financialgoals #richlife

Hi, Team! When I introduce a guest blogger on the site, I always say that I’m thrilled to feature the author, that I took great information from the post, and that I can’t wait for you to read it. And that is 100% true. If I didn’t love a guest post, it won’t get published. Period. So I will say all of those things about this post and this author. And I will also tell you that the below post about rich habits is incredibly insightful and can have a significant positive impact in your life. But I’m not stopping there This post was written by ESI from ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (ESI). It’s written by an early 50’s retiree who achieved financial independence, shares what’s worked for him, and details how others can implement those successes in their lives. He is also […]

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