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The 3 Keys to Getting Out Of Debt, and Staying Out!!

Is Getting Out of Debt High on Your Priority List? If it isn’t, it should be. America is in debt up to its eyeballs. And I’m not just talking about the country, though the government is in debt also. Debt is at an all time high. And more is being added every day. Getting out of debt should be one...

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The 3 Choices That Could Cost You Millions of Dollars.

The Power is in Your Hands, Your Choice of . . . There are three decisions that can affect your finances more than any other choice you’ll ever make. And though making a budget is necessary, and controlling your spending is required, if you choose wisely when making these decisions, you’ll set yourself up for financial success. Your choice of...

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Be Frugal and Purchase These Things Once Every Ten Years.

Don’t Waste Money By Buying Something You Already Have – that Still Works! In my opinion, there are specific things that we should buy once every ten years or more. But first, have you ever felt the urge to spend some money? Like maybe it’s burning a hole in your pocket? Sometimes I feel like I need something to research...

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Blogging is Hard Work, and Work Can Be Rewarding!

What I’ve Learned from Over a Year of Blogging. This post is going to be a bit of a deviation from financial topics, but I wanted to blog about blogging . . . just to say I did it. So I’ve been blogging for over a year now on this site and a previous site. And it is nothing like...

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Observations of a Culture Filled with Status Symbol Competition!!

What would You do to maintain a Status Symbol and “keep up appearances”? If you drive through my town, you might start to notice something peculiar. And while I think of it as out of place, you might think it’s normal and just like everywhere else. And perhaps it is, but even the quaint hamlet in which I live is...

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Achieving Financial Independence is a Long, Grueling Hike.

Financial Independence Can Give You the Freedom You Desire. Are you stuck in a rut along with the rest of corporate America? Does your routine involve going to work, working hard, coming home exhausted, going to bed, and waking up the next morning to do it all again? Do you wish you had the financial independence to get out of...

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Your Finances Called. They Said, “Keep It Simple Stupid”!!

Why We Should K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple Stupid. Remember the KISS principle: keep it simple, stupid? Let’s apply it finances. Why do we think finances have to be complicated anyway? Is it because that’s what we’ve been told? Or maybe we don’t understand how to calculate ROIs and run a risk evaluation on a retirement portfolio. I’m not sure...