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Leon Tager

Written by Leon Tager who lives and works in Seattle writing about a better life. You should follow him on Twitter

This is where I see myself in five years

05 April, 2018

Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash A couple of weeks ago I was having lunch with my friends Zack and Nina. I can’t remember exactly what…

HSA: a friend on the road to financial freedom

28 March, 2018

Don’t forget to exercise — Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash For this week’s post, I decided to step back from our discussions on…

None of the reasons you said justify a whiteboard interview.

22 March, 2018

None of the reasons you said justify a whiteboard interview. In fact, all the positive reasons can be accomplished on a laptop in a “real…

Happiness: our want system vs like system

06 March, 2018

Photo by Austin Schmid on Unsplash There is a whole section on Amazon — or if you’re like me, your local book store — for “self-help”. That…

The real reason economic progress hasn’t lowered work hours more

27 February, 2018

Assume for a moment that you’re running a small business manufacturing pins and exporting it to the rest of the world. If you are working…

Most money you can earn without paying a dime in tax

20 February, 2018

Every year, around February or March, I start dreading checking the mail. I dread it because it’s that special time of the year. It’s the…

Why would anyone reject a good idea

13 February, 2018

Like any good Effai.me article, I’m going to call out of my friend publicly and then explain why he’s wrong. In this case, this honour falls…

Why you should read daily

02 February, 2018

A book is the words, the ideas, mindset, advice and experience of another person wrapped into a convenient, portable, always available…

The case against moderation

28 January, 2018

How many times has this happened to you? You’re sitting at a table with a group of friends discussing your weight loss goals. Your friend…

Hyper-specialization vs. Knowing stuff

18 January, 2018

Photo by Riki Ramdani on Unsplash I am half way through Joel Salatin’s “Folks, this ain’t normal” and if it continues the way it’s been so…