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Think and Grow “Rich” Par...


“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” This is the Profound law that provides the means to achieve our own desires in life according to Napolean Hill. This saying can sound like a quick fix for hard work and success. However I don’t believe this way of thinking is supposed to […]

How to ruin your financial life

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“I thought I’d offer some pertinent advice in reverse…by creating a book that tells you, the reader, how to ruin your financial life.”- Words from the introduction chapter in “How to Ruin Your Financial Life” by Ben Stein. This book was written by Ben Stein to help people take a new look at financial advice. […]

8 ways to make 2016 profitable


Tomorrow is a result of the steps we take today. So let’s make 2016 a successful year based on the information 2015 has given us. So we’re already 6 days into 2016. Are you keeping any of those New Year’s resolutions you’ve made? I find resolutions to be trendy because we know that most people fall […]

15 Gift Ideas for under $50


Christmas Gifts do not have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are 15 gift ideas split into 3 categories, Women, Men and Children. Each gift is under $50 and works well for Christmas gift giving while sticking to your budget. 5 Gifts for Women/Gifts for Her 1) Fashionable sweaters Whether you live in […]

A Savings Plan Is The Key To Financia...


A Savings Plan Is The Key To Financial Success – How To Do It Financial needs change with time. When you’re in your teens, you want to save money for buying a car. When you’re in your 20s, you want to save for buying your first home. And, when you’re in your 30’s, you want […]

When a Sale isn’t worth it


So Black Friday and Cyber Monday and maybe “Try-Again Tuesday” have come and are almost gone, it seems some stores have extended these sales for a few days past “Cyber Monday”. Now I must admit I did partake in the shopping frenzy. I did not purchase anything in store though, I shopped online and my […]

Debt Free Christmas


1) If you can’t afford it, don’t buy it First and foremost, if you can’t afford it, don’t spend any money! I know that Christmas time comes with what may seem as gift giving obligations, but they are not obligations. If you’re going through a financial rough patch, such as a job loss, Christmas presents […]

4 ways to make money on the side


4 Ways to make money on the side Here are 4 ways to earn some extra pocket cash. These will not make you rich or will bring in the same amount as a part-time job. However you can use the extra cash to buy clothes, food, go out to eat or save depending on how […]

6 Lessons from “The Company Men...


The Company Men was released on February 11, 2011 and it stars Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner and Chris Cooper. The brief summary found on IMDB’s page says “The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company – […]

Do you have “Cash Cows, Pigs or...


“I hate to bring you back to earth but there is no secret to riches and, the sooner you realize that, the sooner you will be on the path to true financial freedom.” This quote was part of the introduction in the book “Cash Cows, Pigs and Jackpots” written by David Trahair, CA. I have […]

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The hardest thing in life to learn is to lose, winning is easy.

— Robert Herjavec

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