Fearless Men’s Weekly Round-Up | August 16, 2012

Last week we launched our first Fearless Men’s Weekly Round up. For this week Todd and I compiled 10 articles that we enjoyed reading from other bloggers. Topics covered are Finance, Grow and Fearless. I’m still amazed at how much info and knowledge we’ve been introduced to since starting Fearless Men. All of it was right at our finger tips but we never had a clue.

We hope you enjoy this next round!

~John and Todd



5 Tips for Decorating Your Home On A Budget by Jon @Free $ Wisdom

As a fairly new home owner I’m always looking for tips and trick to saving on home costs while getting quality in return. I wish I didn’t have to decorate but a home without decoration is just bare bones and boring. You don’t always have to spend $$$’s though.

Jealousy MUST DIE by Jewel @Treasure Pockets

If you don’t have time to get sucker-punched by Jealousy one more time and want to kick it in the face this is an awesome article on putting jealousy to death.

The Mistake of Buying an Expensive Car by Jeremy @Modest Money

Ever wasted money on a vehicle that you really couldn’t afford? Jeremy talks about his experience getting caught into trying to keep up with the Joneses.

Online Financial Calculators by JW @All Things Finance

I love these calculators! I keep it bookmarked on all my computers. If you aren’t a math genius then you’ll probably need one of these calculators at some point. Car loan, interest rates, etc…Book Mark it!

Brain Training Why Mindfulness Matters by Jack @Primer Magazine

“When we don’t train for the surprisingly strenuous task of controlling our own thoughts and emotions, we can’t enforce any control over our attention, our reactions, and how we perceive our lives.”

Things That Grind My Gears by Kaylan @Thirty-two dollars

This is a fun light read on little things, like pet peeves, that get to us and we can’t do a thing about it.

My Favorite Quirky College Saving Strategy by AverageJoe @The Free Financial Advisor

“Sometimes people don’t want to invest in a 529 college savings plan…. What if there was a way to save toward college but keep the investment AFTER junior finished graduation? Wouldn’t that be cool?”

Student Alert: The New Student Loan Scam to Avoid from Robert @The College Investor

Student loan debt is a big problem right now and can cause extreme stress and financial difficulties. You don’t want to make another bad decision and fall into this trap. Read about this new scan.

The Job Interview Question That Is ALWAYS Asked: “Are there any questions that you have for us?” by Jefferson @See Debt Run

Be prepared for this one question. It is almost always asked. In any interview I’ve been a part of I’ll always ask this question. Read this article to learn 5 questions that can be asked.

“Decide That You Want It More Than You Are Afraid of It” by Adam @LifeHacker

“These words come from comedian Bill Cosby, and serve to remind us that we’re not willing to truly take important risks until our desire for what we want surpasses the fear of potential failure.”


  1. Hey, we made the list! Thanks! I love the pet peeves piece, too. Funny stuff…and I’m totally jealous of that jealousy piece. I should have thought of that.

  2. I remember Jeremy’s post about the mistake of buying an expensive car, it was a good one for sure! A most excellent roundup, dudes.

  3. Thanks for the mention John (and Todd). It must’ve been a good post if TB remembers it too 🙂
    Keep up the good work with these round ups and the rest of your blog. I think there’s a ton of potential here once word gets out more.

  4. Thanks for the mention guys. I’m glad you’re getting some good use out of the caculators. I hope others can as well.

  5. Thanks for the mention John! BTW, so stoked about our fishing trip, bro time here we come!

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