Category Archives for Mastering Your Mind

Mastering Your Mind: Others Can Teach, But You Must Learn

Mastering Your Mind: Others Can Teach, But You Must Learn Last weekend I had the great fortune to meet with two of my Internet heroes, Craig Ballantyne and Matt Smith, along with a small group of other dedicated entrepreneurs. We spent eight hours helping each other with our businesses, and Matt and Craig gave each of us specific, actionable advice to help us create… Continue reading

The True Meaning of Kung Fu

The True Meaning of Kung Fu Kung fu is not simply a combative martial art. The authentic Chinese translation describes it as a tremendous sense of total achievement or mastery of one’s craft, whatever your particular craft may be. Kung fu also refers to much more than just physical prowess—it is intended to affect your entire way of thinking and behaving.… Continue reading

QnA Friday: Is Now A Good Time To Buy A House?

QnA Friday: Is Now A Good Time To Buy A House? My husband and I used to own a lovely home in San Francisco. (No, it was not the home in this picture…) It was, however, gorgeous and large and everything I was “supposed” to want…the house where we would live “forever” and raise our growing family and even care for our parents one day if… Continue reading

Are You A Sheeple?

Are You A Sheeple? Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are watching Jim Cramer on CNBC and he’s talking about Coca-Cola and how it is a world dominating stock, a global consumer staple, and how it just happens to be extremely undervalued right now (according to Jim). You’ve been looking for another good stock to add to your… Continue reading

Empty Your Cup, It’s Conspiracy Theory Thursday!

Empty Your Cup, It’s Conspiracy Theory Thursday! It’s not Aloha Friday yet, sigh, but it IS Conspiracy Theory Thursday! Today, we’re going to follow up on our conspiracy theory topic from last week, as we have received some timely updates from none other than the U.S. “Government Accountability Office (GAO)” and Ron Paul, U.S. Senator and presidential candidate. So let’s get… Continue reading

How to Have Crappy Self-Discipline and Still “Win” Financially

How to Have Crappy Self-Discipline and Still “Win” Financially Today I want to talk to you about discipline– specifically, why it is so important to your financial success and how I absolutely suck at it but still manage to “win” financially (and how you can, too, if you choose!). So let’s get right to it… why is self-discipline so important to your financial success?… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

The Book That Changed My Life More Mystery and Intrigue…Just What the Heck IS the “Fed”, Anyway? So I’m declaring today to be “Conspiracy Theory Thursday” and we’re going to talk about one of the biggest, juiciest conspiracy theories out there— the Federal Reserve. Just what the heck IS the Federal Reserve, anyway? Well, let’s start with what it isn’t: It’s… Continue reading

Taking Action: A Personal Story

So many people have so many hopes and dreams that sadly remain just that: only “hopes” and “dreams”, and never their reality.  Why is this???  I believe that many are simply afraid to take action– either they don’t know how, or they are afraid they will do it “wrong” or make a mistake. So today… Continue reading

Getting Started: A Journey of One Thousand Miles…

Getting Started: A Journey of One Thousand Miles… …begins with a single step. When you’re getting started looking at the mountain of mess that is quite possibly your finances right now (that’s where I started– one big fat giant MESS!), where on earth do you begin???  Well, the saying is true….you must start from the beginning.  Before you can master that mountain of… Continue reading

Welcome, Grasshopper!

Welcome, Grasshopper! Hello Grasshopper, and welcome to Kung Fu Finance!  It is my hope that through the help of this site you will learn not only to master your money, but also your mind, and MOST importantly, to do all of this while having fun along the way!  No matter where you may be currently, or where… Continue reading
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