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  • Fat Pants Be Gone!

    October 28, 2010|By David Lester

    I’m moving to California for a few months to support my US book launch and I’ve been purging things that I don’t need for the trip.  I’ve been choosing just one of three pairs of sunglasses, just a handful of favorite tops, just my most flattering jeans, my coziest sweaters etc.  The amazing thing that […]

  • I (Heart) Money Last First Edition Books

    October 21, 2010|By David Lester

    Hey Everyone, Since my first print run in May I’ve already almost sold out of my first edition!  Thanks for everyone who has bought a copy. I really appreciate your support. I’ve heard from the book store managers that the first print edition appreciates the most.  So my advice this week is to run out […]

  • Bird on a Budget

    October 12, 2010|By David Lester

    Happy Canadian Thanksgiving everyone!  My Thanksgiving was ah-mazing.  It was the first time that I hosted dinner with all the fixin’s and everyone said I did an amazing job.  When I try something new I like to do it perfect the very fist time so that everyone has a great time and on a budget. […]

  • Give Away A Week’s Discretionary Spending And Profit!

    September 27, 2010|By David Lester

    This week I’ve decided to give away my weeks discretionary spending.  I spend about $600 a week on coffees, clothing, lunches, dinners, movies, gifts and going out with friends.  I’m on my own “Cash is King” plan where I take $300 out on Sunday night that lasts me until about Thursday and then I take […]

  • We’re Just Fancy Monkeys

    September 14, 2010|By David Lester

    From my experience with people and money I’ve decided we’re just fancy monkeys.  We respond by positive re-enforcement successfully and not very successfully to negative ones.  Negative re-enforcement will work for a short period of time but I can guarantee you that a banana will get you a monkey to do something faster than a […]

  • Soup’s On! Be Happy.

    September 8, 2010|By David Lester

    Everyday I wake up and think about all of the fun things that I’m going to do today.  I have found that the key to happiness is to figure out what makes you happy, and then build those things into your daily routine. Life should be a smorgasbord: everyday you should get to choose from a giant […]

  • Sir Richard Branson’s Bundles

    August 31, 2010|By David Lester

    Sir Richard Branson is a great guy.  He went from being a young middle class English dude to being a huge entrepreneur, being knighted, changing industries, the world even.  I read his autobiography a few years back and the one thing that stuck with me was his philosophy on growing his business.  I found it […]

  • Money is Power

    August 12, 2010|By David Lester

    I like to think of money as a powerful tool that can help me do and buy all the things that I want. To provide for me freedom to travel, achievement when I get better as a rider, fun when I have amazing dinners wtih great friends and family. All the things that make me […]

  • I (Heart) Money Book Tour!

    August 5, 2010|By David Lester

    I’m on a book tour and I’d love for you to come out to one of my event dates to meet me and talk money.  I’ll be signing my new book I (Heart) Money at the following Chapter and Indigo locations.  Hope to see you out and keep loving your money! August 7th – 1pm […]

  • My Chosen Credit Card

    July 27, 2010|By David Lester

    If you’ve been following my blogs you’ll know that I prefer to use cash when I can.  I love hard currency for a number of reasons.  For instance I find that you spend less, you have a natural spending ceiling (it’s gone when it’s gone), you get better prices for big purchases, and it is […]

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