Top Five Personal Finance Books

Top Five Personal Finance Books It’s freezing here today in Palo Alto as I write this; a great day to curl up on the sofa with a good book in front of the fire. If you’ve read my “Who Is Kung Fu Girl?” bio you’ll know I’m an avid reader (nerd alert!), and last year I read approximately… Continue reading

Cool Resource For You: The Stock Gumshoe

Cool Resource For You: The Stock Gumshoe I have a secret. In addition to a great kung fu movie, I also LOVE detectives and spies. From Scooby Doo and Nancy Drew to Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie, James Bond, Mission Impossibile, and more, I LOVE me a good mystery! And now there is a guy (actually he’s been around since 2007) called the… Continue reading

What’s Really Happening in America?

What’s Really Happening in America? I am one of the world’s most positive people (honest, just ask any of my friends– I’m one of those people many love to hate because I smile ALL THE TIME). However, today I’m afraid I’m going to be more “Debbie Downer” than “Susie Sunshine” so I apologize in advance… As I write this, stocks… Continue reading

It’s QnA Friday…No Worka ’til Monday…

It’s QnA Friday…No Worka ’til Monday… It’s been a crazy week this week! I have a quick comfort zone story for you and then I’ll dive right into some great questions I’ve gotten via email or on the blog– I appreciate all of your questions and will answer as many as I can each Friday! Getting Out of My Comfort Zone…YIKES… 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

Top 5 Questions that the “Smart Money” Always Asks Before Making an Investment (That the “Dumb Money” Does Not!)

Top 5 Questions that the “Smart Money” Always Asks Before Making an Investment (That the “Dumb Money” Does Not!) Let’s get our Jedi Kung Fu on today!!! Do you ever wonder how some people seem to be able to make money off of just about any investment, while others suffer enormous losses? Well, today I’d like to share with you 5 key questions that the “smart money” always asks before making an investment: 1.… Continue reading

This Guy Nailed What OccupyWallSt Is So Frustrated About

This Guy Nailed What OccupyWallSt Is So Frustrated About I read a great guest post today on ZeroHedge that I’m going to share with you, entitled “Debt-Serfdom is Now the New American Norm“. IMHO, this guy nails what #OccupyWallStreeters are so frustrated about (what we are ALL so frustrated about!). When you add in the fact that we are taught absolutely nothing… 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

Cool Mobile Money Tool That Lets YOU Be the Merchant!

Cool Mobile Money Tool That Lets YOU Be the Merchant! Are you ready to stop giving everyone else your money and instead start collecting some of THEIRS? Aw yeah, me, too! Now THAT is some serious kung fu! On Wednesday we joked about how you would be better off to open a bank, rather than a bank account, and though I can’t help you with… 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