0046 – Day 19 of the Early Retirement Extreme 21 Day Makeover – Getting Rid of Your TV (Addiction)

A TV (or insert other entertainment technology here) will cost you some money, but it will cost a lot more than that for your growth – if you aren’t aware of what you are doing.

But entertainment is not the greatest threat – in fact, for many of you, it may not even be all that significant. The allure of narrow technical skills over broad life skills (personal development) can just as well cost you in terms of your long-term happiness.

Presentation on personal development (skip intro): https://youtu.be/-k8TQ5oXSUc?t=17m50s

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-19-getting-rid-of-your-tv-addiction.html

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0046 – Day 18 of the Early Retirement Extreme 21 Day Makeover – Join a Challenge

Self-imposed constraints (a.k.a challenges) can be a great tool for accelerating your frugality, building your self-esteem, and having fun at the same time.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-18-join-a-challeng.html

A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at http://valiantgrowth.com/e30

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0046 – Day 17 of the Early Retirement Extreme 21 Day Makeover – Maintaining and Repairing Things

We throw things out too easily sometimes. The good news is that you can become a handyman perhaps more easily than you’d think. And perhaps one day you can start building your own things!

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-17-maintaining-andrepairing-things.html

A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at http://valiantgrowth.com/e30

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0046 – Day 16 of the Early Retirement Extreme 21 Day Makeover – The Stuff You Actually Keep and Use

How being frugal on quantity can actually get you really great quality.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-16-the-stuff-you-actually-keep-and-use.html

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0046 – Day 15 of the Early Retirement Extreme 21 Day Makeover – Quiz – The First Two Weeks of The Makeover

A bit of fun revision today, going through the previous 14 days and self-scoring on the ERE test!

The scale is 90 points scores an A, 70 a B, 50 a C, 30 a D and 10 an F. Housing is worth 30, transport is worth 20, food is worth 10 and the rest are 4-5. I used 4.

Original article at http://earlyretirementextreme.com/day-15-the-first-two-weeks-of-the-make-over.html

A more detailed discussion of the ERE philosophy at http://valiantgrowth.com/e30

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