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Financial Mindset

Are You Cut Out For Business?

by Mike on May 21, 2017

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You’ve got a million dollar idea. There’s no way that you couldn’t make it big in the business world with your foolproof product. All you need is the idea and everything else will work itself out, right? This is a trap that a lot of people fall into. They think that just because they have […]

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The 3 Money Habits That Will Always Set You Straight

Money is one of those things that can be a real strain for a lot of people. Either having too little or too much of it can often cause problems in people’s lives, and it is difficult for many to find the right balance. However, if you are thinking of trying to improve your relation […]

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Make Your Own Financial Luck

by Mike on April 28, 2017

Make Your Own Financial Luck

Let’s be honest; when it comes to money, luck has a lot to do with it. If you’re lucky enough to be born rich you can rest assured it will be easy for you to stay that way so long as you don’t cause some major catastrophe. But many people believe in the power of […]

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Your Flexible Credit Friend

by Mike on April 25, 2017

Your Flexible Credit Friend

Credit cards get a bad rap but is having a credit card always a bad idea or can using credit make your money work for better for you? If you have never had a credit card then you might think you have dodged a bullet but credit can be a really sensible option for large […]

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Don't Give Your Money to the Bank, Consider These Options Instead

Interest rates continue to change over the years, but regardless of if they rise or fall it’s still pretty low and you’ll need an incredible amount of money in order to see noticeable changes to your balance. Most of us store our savings in a bank account. It’s the go-to location to keep our cash, […]

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Bouncing Back From Financial Setbacks

by Mike on April 21, 2017

Bouncing Back From Financial Setbacks

From minor setbacks to full-blown disasters, knowing how to bounce back from financial hardship is absolutely essential to protecting and controlling your personal finances. Losses, particularly financial ones, are an inconvenient fact of life, but reacting to them in a smart and proactive way can make all the difference to their overall impact. If life’s […]

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Out Of Work? Follow This Advice

by Mike on April 19, 2017

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If you are in a position where you have found yourself out of work for a time, then you might be worrying about what you will do to make ends meet. Being out of work can be a true disaster, but as long as you bear in mind some essential things you should find that […]

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Perhaps one of the biggest factors that goes into purchasing a home is the square footage. Most prospective buyers often aim to find the biggest home possible at the budget that they can afford. Some buyers get carried away with visions of sprawling out in a luxuriously large home, but don’t consider the underlying costs […]

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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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