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These are 25 money saving tips, I use daily/weekly/monthly and they work!  I learned at a very early age that I needed to save my money to get the things I wanted.  Notice, I said the things I wanted.  My parents provided the things I needed!  Previously, I wrote “10 Changes Can Make Millions” and I thought I would share some more.  Start making changes today and you can start saving for what you want too. Read More…

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Debt Is a Four Letter Word because it drains you!  It drains your money, resources and limits your choices. Everyone knows that debt caries hefty interest rates.  Credit card debt, personal loans, car loans or mortgages are debt with various interest rates.  What can you do? Read More…

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Becoming more fiscally disciplined need not be painful. Small changes are all it takes to yield big savings over the long haul. By implementing some of these ideas, you will notice the effects right away and your bank account will grow faster than you imagined.

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Is the American dream dead? The American dream is the promise of the possibility of prosperity and success for everyone.  Higher education is beyond the reach of many people, the housing market is a bust and there are no jobs!  What should you do? Read More…

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Am I training for a race? What race?  You must be training for something because you increased your training from four to six days.  Are you training for the Tour de France?    Aren’t you a little old for the Tour de France?  I will admit I am training for something!  What? Read More…

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Do you have decision fatigue?  What is that?  In MIT Sloan Management Review, I learned that parole boards approved paroles 70% of the time in the morning versus 10% of the time in late afternoon.  What is the lesson? Read More…

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Free transportation for life! What would you do for a free tram pass?  Some cities are trying to reduce traffic for a better quality of life.  Why should you care?  Is there traffic congestion in your city?  Is parking a problem?  Would you like a better alternative? Read More…

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Don’t Buy Hamburgers! Would you ever expect a hamburger chain say this to their customers?  What is a burger place to do?  McDonald’s is selling so many products that are no longer just hamburgers to keep their sales growth.  This Swedish hamburger chain Max Burgers is doing something different. Read More…

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When Did I Get Old?

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When did I get old? The simple answer is I do not know!  I look in the mirror and there is this old person looking back at me.  What happened?  It was just yesterday, I was sixteen itching to be eighteen, then twenty-one and thirty.  Funny, I do not feel old, after all 60 is the new 40!  When you are young, you are dying to grow up.  When you hit 40, you start to realize your life is moving pretty fast. Read More…

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Is every smartphone app a game? In the interest of full disclosure, I do not own a smart phone.  I was reading an article called “Foodzy:  Making Dieting A Game For You And Your Friends” on www.fastcompany.com about an application (app) to help keep track of what you eat.   Foodzy, a start up in Amsterdam, developed an app that makes a game of tracking your diet.  Do we need a game to encourage us to eat better? Read More…

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