Finance

The Rich Don’t Get Rich Alone
If you’re trying to go it alone, you’ll probably never make it. What you need is what I finally figured out I needed, and that’s OP power. What’s OP power? It’s Other People Power.
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Finally, The Whole Secret To Making Serious Money Is Revealed
Let me tell up how I think about making money … serious money … say, $7 million in 7 years …Making that sort of money – for most of us who don’t inherit, win, steal, speculate, gamble our way to that much cash – is a long journey.
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Little Known Ways To Focus Like A Millionaire
Do you always find yourself trying to focus on some things, but always get distracted? Have you wondered why some people are always able to do what they aim, but some will spend a lot of time achieving nothing in the end?
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What Does Money Mean to You?
Money is an energy. It ebbs and flows like other types of energy. Our attitude towards it can determine whether it flows freely or not. Money itself is neither good nor bad; it depends on how it’s put to use.
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Managing Your Space
During the holidays, I turned on the TV and saw Oprah talk to an amazing woman by the name of Julie Morgenstern. Julie had written a New York Times bestseller entitled “Organising from the Inside Out”.
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Frugality Pays
Being frugal is the cornerstone of wealth-building. Often, self made millionaires become millionaires by budgeting and controlling expenses and they maintain their affluent status the same way.
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Needs & Wants
The Rolling Stones wrote a song: “You can’t always get what you want (but you get what you need)”. They weren’t singing about consumer debt at the time, but if they had been, it probably would have gone something like this …
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More on Needs & Wants
Louise and I have worked with groups of homeless men in regard to their money issues. What a fabulous way to gain greater understanding of the core of people’s money conflicts. The first question I asked myself was: why do these men remain homeless when shelter is a primary need for survival?
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View from Another Side
It’s not fair – people just don’t understand how difficult it is! I try to explain, but they just shake their heads and walk away …
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The Enemy Within
Our society’s safety may be at risk, but the threat is not from outside our borders.
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Property

Property Management
Property Management is universally recognised as the most difficult discipline in real estate practice. In the past, suburban real estate agents have been “rent collectors” and property duties were dumped on the untrained and unsuspecting receptionist.
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Children & Money

Value of Money – How to Teach Children
Children start learning about money and how they value it early in life. They learn to be stressed about money if the adults in their life are stressed about money. Or, they learn “money grows on trees” because they get everything they ever wanted and ‘then some’.
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Lessons You Must Teach Your Children About Money And Credit!
When credit card offers start arriving in your child’s mail, they can become an easy remedy for being broke and this will lead to even more money mismanagement and even credit problems or worse, bankruptcy! Teaching your children about money doesn’t have to be a hard lesson though and if you get to them while they are young, it will be easy and fun for them and you will be setting up good habits to carry them through for life.
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Pocket Money for Children: What Lesson are you Really Teaching
Thanks to Robert Kiyosaki’s book Rich Dad, Poor Dad we have all become more aware of what financial lessons we are teaching our children. What lessons are you teaching your children when its comes to earning money?
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Teaching Children Financial Responsibility
There comes a time in every child’s life when financial responsibility has to be learned. As parents, we do this through the allowance. As long as your children live at home, it is never too late to begin the lessons of financial responsibility although starting around the age of five or six provides maximum opportunity for learning.
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Raising Money Smart Kids
It’s never too early to begin teaching your kids about the value of money. But where do you begin – especially if your own money-saving habits haven’t been the best? Following are some tips to help you get your children started.
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Helpful Hints for Banishing the Parenting Guilts
Parenting is not an easy job even if it might come to you naturally, or your kids are just little lambs. Parenting is a skill that we have to learn and includes many challenges we will have to face along the way. Therefore it is just normal that every so often we get the parenting guilts. What we mean by this is that parents can feel guilty for many things, such as not taking them to certain activities, having too little time for the children and especially when we have to say “no”.
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Business

Struggling to Find Finance for Your New Business Venture?
Are you struggling to find finance for your new business, but you can’t see a way of getting the finance well then you haven’t heard of Business Angels and Venture Capitalists have you!
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The Easiest and Most Successful Ways to Finance Your Business
In order to succeed as a business you need a definitive and solid understanding of your business’ finances. While many new small businesses are often times financed out of, you the owner’s pockets, most of the others need some extra funds from other sources in order to get off the ground. The truth is however, you need to be smart about your choices.
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Retirement

Getting Started On Retirement Investing
Retirement investing is an important topic for people of all ages. Putting your money to work to accomplish your financial goals and to live the life you desire takes prudent planning and a consistent approach. Settings goals, establishing a savings plan, learning about different investment approaches, working your plan and making a consistent effort to acquire more knowledge are important facets of retirement investment.
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Invest Young Retire Young
Young investors have a huge advantage that will allow them to secure their financial future without much effort. There are basic lessons that will help secure your future and allow you to have more fun now.
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The New Retirement Attitude – Today’s 60 is Yesterday’s 40
If I say “retirement,” what are the first five words that come to your mind? If they are “leisure,” “relaxation,” “comfort,” “golf” and “old age,” you’re thinking about yesterday’s retirement. This is the 21st century, when the new 60 looks like the old 40. And when retiring means “growth,” “new opportunities,” “excitement,” “challenge,” and “self-discovery.”
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ChoicePoint: To Retire, Start Over or Hang in There?
Baby boomers are a different breed from previous generations, and they demand different choices for retirement. Forty years and a gold watch won’t work on a me-first, go-for-it crowd of free thinkers weaned on social change, pot and LSD. So what choices are boomers facing?
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Bankruptcy

What Is Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which people who are unable to pay their bills can get a fresh financial start. The right to file for bankruptcy is provided by federal law, and all bankruptcy cases are handled in federal court. Filing bankruptcy is a way to instantly stop all of your creditors from trying to collect debts from you, at least until your debts are sorted out according to the law. Which means if you are experiencing a lot of nasty phone calls, they will stop.
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Top Ways To Avoid Bankruptcy
Many people see personal bankruptcy as a way of eliminating their debt and beginning again with a fresh start. However, there are a lot of negative consequences associated with bankruptcy. Bankruptcy does not always eliminate all of your debt, as there are a variety of different debts that cannot be included in the bankruptcy, as well as all of the fees associated with bankruptcy.
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Bankruptcy Got You Down? – How to Repair Your Credit After the Fact
Are you discouraged about your financial situation because you had to declare bankruptcy? Sometimes bankruptcy is likened to financial suicide, which can throw a lot of people into a mindset that is anything but healthy. Rest assured that while bankruptcy will affect your credit rating for a number of years, it will not destroy it forever. There is a light at the end of the tunnel for you.
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