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Financial Mindset

Common Tax Myths Busted!

by Mike on March 23, 2017

Common Tax Myths Busted!

Everyone pays income tax, and it’s never fun seeing your money go out of your account for nothing. Employed people get their earnings taxed for them already, while self-employed people have to file tax returns. This piece is all about tax myths you might hear when filing a tax return. You Need An Accountant To […]

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It's Easier Than You Think To Bounce Back From A Setback

Full-blown financial emergencies, as well as minor setbacks, are all a part of life. At some point, practically everybody you know will have been through a similar experience where they were running on empty, often through no fault of their own. Financial hardships will happen. But what makes the difference between a successful recovery and […]

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Financial Philosophies For Future Freedom

by Mike on February 20, 2017

Financial Philosophies For Future Freedom

They say money isn’t the most important thing in this world. However, there’s no denying that financial freedom is a goal shared by virtually everyone on this planet. Conversely, struggling this aspect of life is one of the most common fears in modern society. Financial freedom isn’t determined by achieving a set amount of money, […]

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Financial Steps Everyone Should Take In Life

by Mike on February 4, 2017

Financial Steps Everyone Should Take In Life

Today’s piece will touch upon a few financial things everyone should do in their life. Have a read of the points below to find out more: Invest Your Money At some point, you should seriously consider investing some of your money. The great thing is, there are loads of ways you can actively and passively […]

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Buy Or Rent? Let's Answer This Question Once And For All

A lot of people wonder whether it’s better to buy or rent a property. They often ask whether the answer is different depending on if you are thinking about the short or long term. For instance, it might be better to have a home in a long term because then you have a sum of […]

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Each Business Deal Could Take You From Riches To Rags

One business deal could change the entire future of your company. It might seem like an exaggeration, but we promise, it isn’t. This is absolutely true, and that’s why a lot of work goes into hooking that big fish and reeling it in. You see this all the time in the business world. Owners do […]

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The Habits That Lead To Financial Success

by Mike on October 27, 2016

The Habits That Lead To Financial Success

Everyone wants to experience some kind of financial success, even if it is only minimal. The truth is, it can be difficult to get to a place of financial stability for anyone. However, there are some basic rules that can be followed to ensure that you are more likely to enjoy financial success. If you […]

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The Lowdown On Why Money Stresses You The Heck Out

Last year the American Psychological Association launched a study into money and stress. They found that stress about money was really high, especially for those aged 18 to 49. What was interesting was that it didn’t seem to matter how much money people had. Rich or poor, they were all getting freaked out. This sort […]

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Start Protecting Your Estate Now

by Mike on September 13, 2016

Start Protecting Your Estate Now

Have you figured out the secret to immortality? No? Well, I’d stop wasting time trying to find it. If you’re not immortal, then you should really be putting your focus into protecting your estate. After all, you worked hard to get to where you are today. You have to make sure that the things you […]

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Five Mistakes to Avoid when Asking for a Raise

by Mike on September 12, 2014

Five Mistakes to Avoid when Asking for a Raise

What comes to asking for a raise there is one big problem; there are only one or two ways it can go right and about 1000 ways it could go horribly wrong. Sure, the best outcome is that you end up getting more money than you ever thought you would. And yes, you should be […]

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Time versus money and what is your time worth?

I recently had an amusing opportunity to think about my time versus money and how these reward me after I earned some money in what I have fondly come to call a side hustle. One of my family members is in the middle of a renovation and asked if I could do some simple work […]

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Are you an employee or are you ready to be an entrepreneur?

We are living in uncertain times and many, many industries are having to adapt to the changing economic and world conditions. Some drastically and some more subtly but the truth is no job or business is ever as secure as we may want. At this time can it be wise to choose to change your […]

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Ten ways you can change your thinking about finances

Upon sitting here a little depressed on the weekend pondering the finances in my small business (its been a slow month) I caught myself falling into some bad habits I thought I had grown out of. Having done some mindset work about business and my finances I had thought I had gotten past falling into […]

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long term financial plan

Economic inconsistencies happen all the time. Inflation can negatively impact your savings by lessening the purchasing power of your currency. The risk of unemployment, no matter how remote it seems, can put a huge dent in your savings, budget, and make it difficult to meet financial obligations such as paying bills and loans. Economic inconsistencies […]

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ask financial questions

If there is one thing I have noticed about most humans its that there are a very small percentage of us who are actually happy to ask financial questions, for a discount or better offer or even query things when talking money. Then there is the rest of us. Think back and remember the times […]

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How the 80-20 Money Saving Formula Can Work for you

We all want to save money! However, the common dilemma for many wage earners is knowing how to take the correct action to achieve the outcome of sound financial management and financial planning for future retirement.  The million dollar question is how to allot your income to ensure a proper division for daily life, savings […]

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Should you spend or save more in your business

Succeeding in business may not only be in the products you sell or how many people know who you are, but can also be in when you choose to spend or save. Being good at managing the various aspects of running a business including choosing the time to spend can affect your financial results immensely.  […]

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5 Secrets from Money Magnet People Revealed!

by Mark Yasay on April 3, 2014

5 Secrets from Money Magnet People Revealed!

Anyone who has ever been faced with huge debts or found it hard to make ends meet, those who’ve known how to survive on much less—in the most basic sense of that phrase—who’ve fallen on hard times often enough to appreciate the freedom and simple peace that being debt-free brings, know and understand the importance […]

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art of negotiation to save

Negotiation plays a big role not just in business dealings but also in your everyday life.  During your average day, you negotiate with people around you, in your job, when doing your chores or even with your pet.  It is a common and regular activity you do daily yet you pay very little attention to […]

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Teaching children about money

As any parent can testify children are able to soak up knowledge from the moment their eyes are open and begin learning at an astonishing rate. But as parents do you or have you ever considered at what age its appropriate and useful to begin teaching kids about money and finances. Many parents aim at […]

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