Why Money Doesn’t Solve Most Money Problems

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A quick caveat here:  this is written for most of us who have had lots of consumer debt, not those who find themselves with tons of debt through no fault of their own.   You can bet that the raise you are hoping to get is not going to fix your financial squeeze. I mean even if you were making what your boss is making, it will not fix your financial squeeze. There is a famous principle called Parkinson’s Law that essentially says that expenses rise to meet income.  So if you are having a hard time… Read Entire Story

How to finally get started with your business idea

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I remember sitting in my cubicle, with cloth walls surrounding me – or should I say caving in on me – with the sterile glow of a fluorescent light above my head. I had to stand up and look 50 yards in either direction just to catch a glimpse of sunlight. I still remember the best few minutes of my day were when I got to walk underneath a huge tree that stood just outside the building near the entrance of my corporate day job. To do this day, I don’t really understand why that tree inspired me to believe … Read Entire Story

My New Favorite Money-Saving Strategy That You Aren’t Using

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I just love finding new ways to save money.  It is kind of an addiction really.  And after spending years being a guinea pig with a lot of money-saving tips I created this 3-step process I used to help me save over 50% on almost all of my purchases. So today I just want to share a very simple strategy that is saving me money each month – check it out below! Buying Used Gift Cards Did you know that you can buy used gift cards at a discount – sometimes as much as 15% off the face value of the card?  So this essentially means that you can pay… Read Entire Story

How To Manage Bills With A Bill Payment Schedule (Free Download)

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Every time I have been late paying a bill, it wasn’t because I didn’t have the money, it was because I forgot about it! My hunch is that most late-fees occur for that same reason. Back in those days when I lived in financial chaos, I didn’t have a system in place to help me remember to pay my bills. For me this was just like playing roulette with my bills – I remembered to pay them… Read Entire Story