When I was trying to build up some credibility as a ghostwriter, I said yes to everything. That resulted in doing some work I’m not particularly proud of, like writing a disreputable number of “best of” posts without every touching a product.

The logical penance for the latter is explaining…


There will be an exceptional amount of cash up for grabs for whoever can figure out what Millennials will buy during the Great Wealth Transfer over the next 5 to 20 years as Boomers pass on and their children inherit their assets.

But with all of the simultaneous conversations about…


I always thought that changing your own oil was a normal part of owning a car. Then I moved to California and discovered that this is, in fact, weird.

Power tools are super fun. They offer you the keys to self-sufficiency. If your car doesn’t start, you can figure it…


Animal Crossing: New Horizons is here to trick you financial literacy. Relax on your very own tropical island. Plant tons of flowers. Own a house! …


NaNoWriMo is coming up! If you’re a planner, it’s time to develop your characters and get your plot in order. Even if you’re a pantser, you probably have a rough idea of the main character come November 1st.

Here’s a wild idea. Let’s refuse to create heroines in the Everygirl…


Being contrary and right is the way to wealth, so says Warren Buffet. But being contrarian at the right time with the right people is just plain, old fun.

Any book or piece of writing that gets people worked up can’t help but be interesting. The topic doesn’t matter so…


It turns out that being smart doesn’t matter much. It’s helpful, sure. But it’s not relevant when the only thing you have to do is be persistent for 40+ years.

Okay, not the only thing. But Daniel Pink makes a good argument for persistence trumping talent every time.

The key…


Even the worst webinars can have useful information. It’s just harder to identify when you’re slogging through boring or hard-sell presentations.

It’s a shame as the presenter to have a valuable gift for your audience, then bury it under an awful presentation. Most people don’t start out as terrific public…


Up until recently, Jim Harbaugh was the highest-paid college football coach. Now he’s top 3. But it’s not just because of his generous salary. The genius part is how his life insurance creates income at a level many times what Michigan is paying for it.

We’re going to dive into…


Maybe it was stir-craziness, who knows.

This DIY fitness program promised me a bikini body in 90 days. I don’t wear them anymore after that one time I went boogie boarding, but let’s not talk about that. …

Caitlin Taylor

Ghostwriter and blogger for businesses all over the world.

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