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I was reminded of a countdown clock as midnight approached on New Year’s Eve. As often as I watch sports, I sometimes forget that the clock which counts down to zero as the game continues. Does this create urgency amongst the players to perform? I do not know, but the winners do! Perhaps, we need a countdown clock for every day of our lives to motivate us!  Read More…

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Can you believe it? It’s 2014! Only one year prior to the year referenced in Back to the Future II, where the picture was complete with flying cars and taxis costing thousands of Dollars due to inflation running unchecked.

While we might not be exactly to the future that is alluded to in that movie, there are some financial goals/resolutions we can aspire to in 2014 to make this year very productive. Read below to find out more: Read More…

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Success Is Easy!

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Success is easy! All you have to do is follow some easy steps. I can think back to school the first time I had a bad grade. My parents sat me down and asked me what I needed to do? All I had to do was listen in class, do my classwork, homework and study a little. Those few steps helped me succeed in school! Whenever I slipped, I just needed to remind myself of these steps! Read More…

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Some believe that setting a goal is a way to set yourself up for disappointment or failure. This isn’t entirely true. Unachievable goals are those that can be damaging to your self-esteem and financial stability. However, setting realistic goals in order to achieve a larger picture can make all the difference in how you approach the task. You should focus on the end result as a whole, and do what needs to be done in order to work your way up to that point. Read More…

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Keeping your New Year’s Resolutions is easy!  If it is so easy, why do so many people break them every year? It starts with how you make them! Typically, you are just hours from midnight on New Year’s Eve and a friend asks you what your New Year’s Resolutions are? You probably have a drink in your hand and you just rattle off a couple things you soon forget.  Is that you? Read More…

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Starting your own business is the dream of entrepreneurs all across the world. Everyone talks and considers starting their own business, but it takes serious guts to actually go out and do it. There are so many things that can potentially go wrong, and the fear of failure scares some from the potential success. There are countless different ways to fund your business, such as taking a loan, or saving up. It’s important to weigh the positives and negatives of each. Read More…

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Post image for The Best of Krantcents for 2013

The “best of” may be a misnomer, but it is based on statistics or my opinion!  I decided to showcase a variety of articles that you may find worthwhile to read again or for the first time. Who knows, you may uncover a hidden gem that changes your life.   I decided to do this because I am continuing to make some changes and thought you may like to read some of the best!http://www.krantcents.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif Read More…

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My 2014 New Year’s Resolutions will be different! Normally, I do not make New Year’s Resolutions because I do not believe in them. Why wait for a particular date to resolve or promise to make changes? Changes such as weight loss, quit smoking or drinking, get out of debt, or something else can start at anytime. In fact, I started my mine during 2013.  What are you doing about you New Year’s Resolutions? Read More…

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I decided to take a different approach when I formed my 2013  New Year’s Resolutions.  As I reflect on my results, I am disappointed with some of the results! The results were mixed at best! I worked on the commitment versus specific goals.   I realized I made some mistakes and did not achieve the results I wanted. Sometimes, you learn more from your mistakes than your successes! Read More…

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!  Today is New Year’s Eve and tomorrow is full day of football games.  Living in Los Angeles, I look forward to the Rose Parade showing what is best about southern California.  If you don’t know, it is the weather!  The beaches, skiing, museums, theater, sports, parks and food are pretty good too.  It is hardly perfect, but it is home! Read More…

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