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3 Ways to Reach Financial Independence

What I love about financial independence most is there are many ways to get there. You may love your job and want to advance in your career but you also want to retire at 50 to Nova Scotia. Or, you may dream of the day you can quit your job and do something new. You…

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Six Steps to Be the Person Who Has the Life You Want

In 2012, I was invited to a retreat by the leader himself, a man I would consider a modern-day spiritual guru. What I liked about this man was that in one moment he would tell me about spending his thirties meditating eight hours a day in an Indian Ashram, and in another share a story…

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5 Traits of a Solopreneur at The Top

The term solopreneur isn’t new, but its meaning is more relevant today than ever before. More people are beginning to leverage technology with their unique skills, personal interests, and current resources to create a second or third stream of income. The supply of plug and play systems that make it simple to make money with…

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Create More Money

(this post contains affiliate links)   Most of us want more of something. More time. More money. More vacations. More fun. I am a big advocate of the “Add In” mentality. That means that if I want to make a change in my life (and trust me, I’m always looking to makes changes 😉 )…

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Top Personal Finance Apps for 2018

Without a doubt, the number one thing you can do to make 2018 your best financial year yet is to know where your money is going. I am positively loving the technology that’s emerged recently in the personal finance space. I remember how excited I was when mint.com, a free spending tracker, came out years…

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Primary Financial Strategies for a Retirement Planning Late Starter

Long gone are the days when a benefit of working for a company was a retirement plan. Business-sponsored retirement plans are rare in this day and age. Moreover, if you are an entrepreneur, addressing issues related to your eventual retirement rest fully on your shoulders.  Another stark reality associated with retirement planning in the 21st…

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How To Automate Your Personal Finances

Newsletter – May 16th, 2017   Automation is today’s new buzz word. Why? Two reasons: because time is money, and because the more time we have to do things that bring us joy, the happier humans we are. I love the economy we live in today. We can automate just about anything with the click…

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How To Start Your First Business

Newsletter – June 13th, 2017   A solid financial plan consists of two things: wealth parking and wealth building. Investing in paper assets, whether via a retirement plan such as a 401(k) or an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) are typically used for long-term gains (10+ years) and are what I like to call wealth parking.…

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4 Tips to Save $300 in One Month

Wondering how you can save $300 in one month? Here are four tips:   1.  Stop paying for credit monitoring. These services charge $10 – $30 / month for something you can do yourself for free. Simply visit www.annualcreditreport.com every four months and pull one of your reports to review its information. Note that reviewing…

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6 Tips for Making an Airbnb Property a Successful Investment

More and more people today are making the decision to become hosts for Airbnb. Welcoming strangers into your home can be intrusive and stressful, but also rewarding. For driven hosts, it can be profitable enough to supplement or even replace more traditional revenue streams. Hosts can list their entire home or apartment or a private…

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The Reality of Debt Consolidation

If you are considering debt consolidation, make sure you understand the pros and cons. There are some downsides to consider that are not well known. The Downsides of Debt Consolidation.

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