Compare Yourself to a Millionaire

Tweet Statistics of a Millionaire These statistics are taken directly from The Millionaire Next Door. Today about 80% of Americans are first-generation rich. Which means they did not inherit their money, they created their wealth. “80% of millionaires have a college degree.” “About two-thirds of American millionaires are self-employed.” “About 66% of the millionaires surveyed […]

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I Found Money and Something Else..

Tweet Have you ever felt this way? Money is tight. It feels like Murphy lives in your house, and the world is against you. That’s how I felt five years ago. We were moving from upstate New York to New Hampshire. We couldn’t buy a house in New Hampshire because I didn’t have a job. […]

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What I Learned from the Prosperity Game

Tweet I like to look at the way I think about money. I’ve learned, through the process of becoming debt free, that each dollar counts. I can make the choice of what I want to do with it, and those small decisions can change what I experience in life. Recently I’ve been trying to learn […]

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May Income and Expenses Report

Tweet Every month I still create a budget, even though I’ve been debt free for three years. I print it out and put it on the refrigerator. It’s a constant reminder to keep on top of my finances. My husband and I have a sporadic income since we are both self employed. Keeping track of […]

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5 Tips for the Money Saving Mom

Tweet  Thanks to Alban for this guest post! Being a mom is a full time job, which requires a large set of skills. From entertaining to educating kids, moms need to be creative, patient, good at listening and outstanding at multi-tasking. Considering most families have a limited budget and plenty of requirements, moms need […]

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Invest Responsibly: Make the World a Better Place

Tweet Thanks to Sharon Smith for this guest post! The economy is slowly turning around. It is now time to get back on our feet, take charge of our own finances, get out of debts and start investing to make up for the losses incurred over the last few years. While you rebuild your finances, […]

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10 Money Saving Websites

Tweet Everyone wants to save money, right? I find that saving money isn’t just about coupon clipping. Personally I don’t like to spend much time clipping coupons, because I could be working and making a better return on investment. But I do spend a lot of time making sure whatever purchase I’m going to make will […]

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Does Money Grow on Trees.. Really?

Tweet All my life I have been fascinated with money. I remember one day when I was about six years old my father told me, “Money doesn’t grow on trees”. After I thought about it, in my six-year-old mind I decided that it should. (plus paper is made from trees so doesn’t money grow on trees?) […]

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Millionaire Series Part 2 – Become Debt Free Rule #1

Tweet Get Debt Free – Rule #1 The number one rule to becoming debt free: BE HONEST. Being honest doesn’t just mean don’t lie. Being honest means admitting those things that you don’t want to admit, uncovering things that don’t want to be uncovered, and remembering things you don’t want to remember. Listen to Your […]

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One Secret to Having More Time and Money

Tweet I think one of the best things I learned when I was getting out of debt was what to do with my free time. I used to crash hard in front of the TV each night. I was too tired to do anything but sit on the couch with a snack and relax. When […]

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