Wes Cassell

Wes Cassell

Wes has worked in the field of healthcare IT for the last eight years and resides in Tennessee with his wife, son and dog Devo. A proponent of health, fitness and personal development, Wes thrives on helping others become better versions of themselves. He enjoys all sports, particularly basketball, baseball and golf. However, running has become his passion, and he can typically be found logging his daily miles with Devo. Although he has never pursued a financial career, Wes is an avid investor and likes teaching others about investing and personal finance. In his work, Wes loves to incorporate humor and wit while providing value.

What It’s Like to Be a Writer and Suck at Writing: A Lesson in Rejection

encouragement

I was putting the finishing touches on what was sure to be one of my best articles ever. A 1200 word masterpiece full of wit and personality.  With a smug, satisfied grin on my face, I leaned back in my chair admiring my work. I thought to myself, “This is sure to go viral”. This [ keep reading ]

Overwhelmed by the Stock Market? Consider an ETF

ETF

Successfully investing in the stock market takes time. Time to research companies, time to research the latest news updates and market trends, time to decide on a broker and time to do actual trading during market hours. To be a successful investor, you have to do your due diligence on your investments. When it comes [ keep reading ]

The Easy Way to Lose Weight

weight loss

It’s no secret the older we get, the tougher it is to lose weight. As our age increases, so does our waist size. Back in our high school days, we could eat whatever we wanted whenever we wanted and not gain a pound.  What I wouldn’t give to have the metabolism of my 18 year-old [ keep reading ]

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

mindset

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Wayne Dyer One of these days, if you haven’t already, you’re going to fail. You’re going to fall flat on your face. That’s a guarantee. But, what happens to us is only 10% of life. 90% of life is [ keep reading ]

The Secret to Becoming a Runner

Running

There she is again. You see her every day on your morning commute. The runner girl, effortlessly gliding along. She makes it look so easy. You notice her ponytail bouncing, her flat stomach, her thin physique. Instead of admiration, you feel envy, and then disgust. You almost hate her for being so perfect. In your [ keep reading ]

Must-Read Books for Personal Development

Books

“Your level of success will seldom exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn Who doesn’t want a better life? To improve your life or your situation, you must improve yourself. A journey of personal development will not only make you a better [ keep reading ]

The Justification for Procrastination: Avoidance Can be a Good Thing

procrastination

Who enjoys evading responsibilities? I know I do! When I’m faced with an assignment or project, I like to not do that thing, especially when I feel a hint of urgency. When most normal people are tasked with a time-sensitive project, they knock it out as soon as possible so it’s off their plate and [ keep reading ]

Why You Should Run Without Music

running

Running is the most popular form of exercise on the planet. For many people, however, running is also one of the most boring activities on the planet. Like most runners, I have a love/hate thing going on with this sport. Most of the time I love it. At times, running is awesome, fun, and can [ keep reading ]

Remembering Pat Summitt: One Unforgettable Experience

Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt was one of the greatest coaches in basketball history and a legend in every sense of the word. During her career, the Tennessee Lady Vols coach won more games than any coach in college basketball, men’s or women’s. She was named head coach of women’s basketball at the University of Tennessee at only [ keep reading ]

Just Google It: Confessions of a Family Tech Support Guy

Google it

“My son is so smart! You’re amazing with computers! I don’t know what we would do without you,” my mother exclaimed as I finished up another successful service call at my parents’ house. “Oh, it’s really no problem at all,” I modestly replied as I began my obligatory goodbye tour before leaving. My folks were [ keep reading ]


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