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The Company Man’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle — Part II: Think Big, Act Small

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a 2 part series by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology, creator of The Bootstrapper Guild. If a man with limited time, money, and energy decides to start his own micro-business—his own side hustle—he has to be smart about it. First, he has to find creative ways around all […]

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The Company Man’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle — Part I: Confronting Your Objections

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a 2 part series by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology, creator of The Bootstrapper Guild. It’s a rare man that doesn’t—at some juncture of his life—stop to question how things might be different if he worked for himself. Even a man who loves his job occasionally wonders what […]

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So You Want My Job: Restaurant Owner

by Brett & Kate McKay

Photo Credit Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. Last month we got a look inside the life of a […]

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So You Want My Job: Restaurant Critic

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. Getting paid to eat, what more do I need to say? Such is […]

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So You Want My Job: Outdoor Shop Owner

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. About a year ago Darren Bush left a comment on an AoM blog […]

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Looking for a Job? Take the Initiative!

by Brett & Kate McKay

This month, nearly 2 million students left colleges and universities around the country with a bachelor’s degree in hand. Some will be headed to graduate school, while others will be entering the job market, many hoping to land their first “real” job. At the same time, 3 million high school graduates have started looking for […]

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So You Want My Job: Tattoo Artist

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. Our interview subject today is one interesting cat. Roni Zulu is a LA-based […]

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Your Guide to the Perfect Business Lunch

by Brett & Kate McKay

The term “power lunch” went out after the 80s along with awesome phrases like “gag me with a spoon,” but meeting for a meal with a potential client, investor, or business partner remains an excellent way to network and connect with folks who could help further your career. Breaking bread with another person creates a […]

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How to Rise in the World: Advice on Hustling from Andrew Carnegie

by Brett & Kate McKay

This series is brought to you by TurboTax Federal Free Edition. What’s this? Insights on hustling from one of the richest men in history.

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So You Want My Job: Poet

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. There are legions of aspiring writers out there–would-be journalists, novelists, and bloggers are […]

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Should You Buy or Rent?

by Brett & Kate McKay

This series is brought to you by TurboTax Federal Free Edition. What’s this? Thinking about making the plunge into homeownership? Here are some pros and cons about renting and buying home that you might want to think about.

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How to Write an Email That Will Actually Get a Response

by Brett & Kate McKay

How to write an email? What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes? I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think that people would naturally have it down pat. But having received thousands of emails over the past four years, I can say with […]

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A Young Man’s Guide to Doing His Taxes

by Brett & Kate McKay

This series is brought to you by TurboTax Federal Free Edition. What’s this? An intro to filing your taxes for the young man just starting out in life.

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FAQ: Should I Go to Law School?

by Brett

For those of you who’ve been following the site for a while, you know that I’m a law school grad–University of Tulsa College of Law 2009. Because many readers know I went to law school, I get several emails a month from guys who are thinking about taking the same path themselves, and are wondering […]

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8 Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

by Brett & Kate McKay

This series is brought to you by TurboTax Federal Free Edition. What’s this? Learn how to become healthy, wealthy, wise from Poor Richard himself, Ben Franklin.

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So You Want My Job: Gym Owner

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. You’re a guy who’s passionate about health and fitness, and you want to […]

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Write This Down: Note-Taking Strategies for Academic Success

by Brett & Kate McKay

A few weeks ago, we published an article on study tips to help you ace your exams. In that post, I mentioned the possibility of doing a follow-up article on note-taking, and many of you requested that I make that happen. And I’m happy to oblige. Below, I’ve provided a primer on note-taking strategies, many […]

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So You Want My Job: Public Speaker

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. Do you love to listen to yourself talk? Wouldn’t you love to not […]

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Protecting Yourself Financially: Types of Insurance a Man Needs

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Rose.  The day we were issued our IBA’s (Interceptor Body Armor or Flak Jacket), I could feel my knees and lower back aching already.   Having to lug around an extra 16 pounds everywhere we went, on top of all the other gear we were issued, was […]

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