Category: Money Management

Change and Mindset are Partners for Success with Money

We have often heard that change is constant. Everything changes but not always when we would like it to change. When it comes to money, many of us realize that something has to change so we can get more and/or keep more of our money. The most important thing that has to change is our […]

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The Beginning of the End of Your Money Problems

Problems. We all have problems. Many of us know what it’s like to have money problems. Often, money problems are caused by lack of financial education, overspending, over use of credit, lack of savings, impulsive spending, gambling and other forms of money mismanagement¬† Having problems is not the issue. What matters is what we do […]

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Planning Helps To Take The Pain Out Of Spending

Impulsive spending is buying something without previously planning to make that purchase. How many times have you gone into a store with one item in mind but left the store with something or somethings completely different? And it ended up costing a lot more. The result is usually that you just increased your credit card […]

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Wait And Win With Your Money

Waiting is not something a lot of people like to do. We live in a world where most people want things right now. And in most cases they can get what they want right now. However, just because you can get it now does not mean that it is always best for you. Especially, when […]

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Stop Digging Holes And Start Achieving Your Goals

How much sense does it make to dig a hole before you start to build? I¬† am not talking about digging a foundation. It does not make much sense at all. It takes more time and causes more work. Unless you are patient, consistent, and committed you will likely give up before your building project […]

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Pawn Shops, Watches, and Christmas

Everyone has a story. Here is one of mine. What do pawn shops, watches, and Christmas have to do with each other? Let me tell you. Right before my 24th birthday in December 1989 I had a wife, we had a new born daughter, and we were broke. Finances are very personal and can cause […]

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Two Ways To Save A Lot On Sales

There are some people who love a good sale. They have plans about what to do, how to handle the sale, how many items to buy, who to tell, etc. Sometimes when they make purchases from a sale, they actually use the item or product they purchase. Often, it does not matter whether or not […]

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It’s Not Too Late To Take Advantage Of The Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to change the way we lived. Masks, sanitizers, social distancing, etc. Life has changed and we are adjusting to a new normal. Part of the change includes many people struggling financially because they have lost their jobs, business has decreased, or they needed to leave their employment […]

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Credit Repair: Don’t Believe The Hype!

Many people who have much less than perfect credit and want to realize one of their life long dreams of a major purchase are anxious to get their credit repaired. Many of those same people become targets of individuals and businesses who prey on people in that position. If you are one of those people […]

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Missed and Late Payments Are A Big Deal!

¬† If paying your bills on time is not important to you, then you need to make it important to you. Life happens and anyone can miss or be late making a credit card or loan payment. What you do after you are late or miss a credit card or loan payment can make a […]

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