Summary: in this article, I will describe an identity theft scam that happened to me and tell you how you can guard against it. The bad news is that scam is simple for thieves to execute and could be very damaging to your credit, but the good news is that it’s also fairly easy for … Read moreScam Alert: Fake Mail Hold + Credit Card Applications = Easy Money for Thieves
The Problem: You successfully connect to public wifi, but can’t get online. The Solution: Captive.Apple.com My Dilemma: I can’t tell you how many times I’ve connected to a public wifi, thinking I’d be able to do some work while I’m out in the field only to be stymied by the dreaded ‘connected but no internet’ … Read moreQuick Tips: Connected to Public Wifi but Still Can’t Get Internet? Here’s a simple solution!
Solomon’s 10th Commandment Thou shalt use thy wisdom to acquire thy wealth, and thy wealth to acquire more wisdom. (Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of life lessons that feature the wisdom of King Solomon — visit this page to see more) The King is back and today’s lesson is one of … Read moreGet Wisdom! Get Wealth! (The Solomon Series)
Have you heard of the DAYLIO app? I’m in love with this little app – and you should be too. In this article I tell you what Daylio is and how I use it to improve my life. My goal in doing so is to introduce you what I believe is a great product (and best … Read moreHow I use the Daylio app to ensure my life is in balance. I’m on 472 days…and counting
2018 Resources – A Summary: Hi, I’m Mike, better known as That Helpful Dad. One of my Legacy Life goals is to help people live a better life — I do this by sharing practical tips, life lessons, honest product reviews, and action-oriented wisdom that you can use today to live your best life NOW. … Read more2018 Resources – The Essential Guide to Awesomeness
I think we can all agree that unfortunately good customer service is hard to find nowadays. Here’s my personal list of the best and worst companies for customer service. I’d be interested to know what YOU think… Best Companies: Korean Air Google Legoland Florida Hotel Amazon Prime Chase Sapphire & USAA Insurance (tie) Worst Companies: Verizon … Read moreWho are YOUR Best and Worst Customer Service Companies?
Life Lesson #24: It’s not how much you make, it’s how much you keep Today’s lesson is the third part of our series about King Solomon’s Tips for Money Management. This is Part 3 of our series – we’ll talk about five money myths and then we’ll examine King Solomon’s wisdom on how to SAVE more … Read moreKing Solomon 5 Money Myths – How Many Are YOU Guilty of?
Life Lesson #23: You’ve got to Believe in order to Achieve Today’s lesson is a continuation of King Solomon’s advice on acquiring wealth and good money management. This is Part 2 of our series – it’s about how to make money using the Seven Pillars of Solomon. BTW, if you have not yet read Part 1 … Read moreKing Solomon’s Seven Pillars of How to Make Money
Life Lesson #21: “Poetry, Beauty, Love — These are What We Live For” Today’s life lesson is inspired by the character known as Nuwanda (the nickname of Charles Dalton, one of my characters from the movie “The Dead Poets’ Society), who said, “Gotta DO more, gotta BE more!” Have You Seen It Yet? Did … Read moreDon’t Just Get By, LIVE WITH PASSION
Life Lesson #16: Don’t Overlook the Benefits of Home Friends, We talked about this a bit in Lesson #9 but it’s such an important topic that I wanted to discuss it again. With that in mind, today’s lesson was inspired by Maya Angelou who said, “the ache for home lives in all of us – that safe … Read moreMake The Most of Your Home Base
Life Lesson #6: The Most Expensive is NOT always The Best Today’s life lesson was partially inspired by Albert Einstein who said “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” What This Means to YOU… Unless you are made of money, then you’re monetary supply is limited so it’s important … Read morePrice Does Not Equal Value
Life Lesson #5: Know the true cost of something BEFORE you buy. Today’s lesson is inspired by Robert Heinlein (author of Stranger in a Strange Land) who said, “Nothing of value is free. Even the breath of life is purchased at birth only through gasping effort and pain.” What does this mean to you? All … Read moreNothing in Life is Free
Lesson 4: If you don’t have a plan, you are planning to fail. Today’s lesson was inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (author of a great book called The Little Prince): “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” What This Means to You This is one of my favorite topics and I’ve given countless … Read moreThe Power of Planning
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug8EC73feLI&w=320&h=266] TheHelpfuldad discusses Rich Dad Advisor Michael Maloney’s book “Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver” – read this book and learn how to protect your financial future. You can find the book on Amazon below… http://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dads-Advisors-Investing-Financial/dp/0446510998/
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm9xYHoEttQ&w=320&h=266] TheHelpfuldad discusses the pro’s and con’s of owning PHYSICAL Gold vs buying Gold Stocks, ETFs, and Mutual Funds like GLD, IAU, and PHYS. Which is best? Find out the Helpful Dad’s opnion here and be sure to tell us what’s YOUR opinion too!