Richard Dedor

Richard Dedor is a writer, speaker and personal coach dedicated to helping each person achieve their dreams. He ran for political office at age 18 and recently published his first book, Anything is Possible. You can find him at his blog Believe in Possible and on Twitter @RichardDedor.

How I Cut Cable

Cable sucks. It's a money suck and a life suck. Our man Richard Dedor figured out how to get his entertainment fix without the $70 per month price tag.

An Introduction to Microfinance

Twenty-five bucks may not seem like a big business loan, but to a small business in another part of the world it could be the difference between expanding or shutting down. Instead of letting your ... [more]

6 Items For Your Nightstand

Every man should have a night stand, hopefully you don't just have a stack of things sitting next to your bed. We start the list with six, what do you keep in yours?

A Guide to the US Government

As things begin to get tense around political debates, it's good to have a solid grasp on the foundation of the country. Do you remember the three branches of government and their functions or the ... [more]

What the Heck is a Roth IRA?

When you finally start pulling in some money, investing in your retirement may seem like the last thing you want to put it towards. Having a lot of confusing choices like 401(k), Traditional IRA, 403... [more]

8 Lessons From My Campaign Loss

Eight years ago at only 18 years old, Richard Dedor ran for mayor of Mason City -- and lost. The lessons he learned from his failed political campaign may have been even more valuable than winning.