wdhaines

Joined June 04, 2018

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Rebalancing: A Balanced Approach

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Back to Finance Tips After a few weeks of exploration, I’m going to bring it back to It Can Be Easily Done’s bread and butter: actionable personal finance tips to help you master your mental game of finance. This one is about portfolio rebalancing and it’s going to be short and sweet. Strike the Right […]

Get In Shape, Optimizing for Time

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - And Now for Something Completely Different? Today I’m going to bring it back, even if it seems like I’m swerving. “It Can Be Easily Done” is all about effective action whether that be in personal productivity, personal finance, or anything else you want to get done in your life. Today “anything else” is going to […]

The Return of Investing in Yourself

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Why Am I Doing This? Today’s post is going to be a little bit meta because it provides one answer to the question “why am I doing this?” In case you’re joining me recently, I’ve been working on “It Can Be Easily Done” for around a year, in my spare time, from initial concept to […]

What Mr. Rogers Knows About Productivity

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Hey folks! In the interest of getting you fresh information more frequently, I’m experimenting with shorter posts. As always, my goal is to create useful, actionable content that makes it easier for you to achieve your goals: be they financial, career, health, or anything else. Be sure to drop me a line and let me […]

Manufacturing Time: 7 Tactics in 7 Days to Finish What You Want to Get Done

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Time Is An Illusion… Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? You spend 8+ hours working. 6 to 8 sleeping. A few hours to eat, take a shower, run errands. To spend time with your family. To have a social life. Add up all these commitments, and you may find […]

How I’d Do It Today: A Short Path to Financial Security

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - A Case Study and a Commitment Allow me to begin this post with a thank you! My series on ROI in personal finance has been by far my most read to date. This topic seems to have struck a chord with folks, and I really appreciate the feedback I’ve been receiving. Keep it coming! The […]

On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 3)

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Final Frontier? In the previous two sections (part 1 and part 2), we considered the relative impact of my financial decision over the past decade on my net worth. Most of the advice was pretty standard and the results were only mildly surprising. Today I’m going to wrap up this series with a few […]

How to Achieve Your Goals: Four Steps to a Personal Epiphany

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me last year “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me today “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down […]

The Secret Weapon: A Review of Complice on LifeDev

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Secret Sauce Behind this Site Complice is my accomplice in productivity and effectiveness. Over the past 6 months, I’ve been working on “It Can Be Easily Done” using a really helpful online todo list/journal hybrid called Complice. Well, the secret is out… check out my guest review of Complice on LifeDev to learn more about […]

Do The Right Thing: A How To Guide

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Introduction: When You Don’t Know What You “Should” Be Doing In my previous post “How to Achieve Your Goals: Four Steps to a Personal Epiphany” I discussed in detail how to research, break down, and create an action plan to do any of those things that you know you “should” be doing but that you […]