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Happy Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States to remember the people who died while serving in the armed forces. It is observed every year on the last Monday in May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the soldiers who died during the war. It was a time to place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries. Read More…

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Post image for Retirement, Planning the Emotional Side

Retirement planning is more than your financial needs! I retired (achieved financial independence) about thirty-eight (38) years ago and understand this better than most people. I am just two (2) years away from retiring again and thinking about what I will do in retirement. There are a lot of things that come to mind, but enough about me. What are you going to do in retirement? Read More…

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Post image for What Is the Best Career for You?

The best career is when you match your skills and interests. You could look for careers that have high growth such computer technology, healthcare, biotechnology, fire or police. After all, they are high paying and there is more opportunity for promotion. It sounds great, but if you are not interested and do not have the skills you will not be a good candidate. Success is performing your job well!  Read More…

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Never make Excuses!

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Excuses avoids responsibility! When you fail, do you make excuses?  Do you take responsibility for your actions or blame others?  What is your excuse for poor performance?  Excuses keep you from looking at the real problem!  Excuses will make you give up!  Do you start out with good intentions and tolerate poor results? No one ever excused his way to success. (Dave Del Dotto) Why? Read More…

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Who pays full price for a car?  No one!  Yet there are stories of people paying over list price for high demand vehicles such as Toyota Prius.  Do you negotiate prices in every purchase?  Of course not, that would be too much trouble.  So when would it be worth it?  There are two (2) categories of purchases that would be worth negotiating a better price.  The first is a large purchase such as buying a house, car or travel. Read More…

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Post image for What You Can Learn from Kids

I love to watch kids play!  They are so willing to take chances and push boundaries.  It is fascinating to watch how they seem to discover a toy or something for the first time.  Have you ever watched a child interact with a dog?  They will pet the dog and laugh.  Then it goes further until the dog signals he/she has had enough.  Children are naturally curious! Read More…

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Post image for What’s your Retirement IQ?

What is your retirement IQ? IQ is short for intelligence quotient! IQ testing was popular for many years because it was a way of assessing your intelligence and potential. Unfortunately, it also measured parental social status. It was used as a predictor of educational achievement, job performance, income and special needs. Saving for retirement does not take a high IQ or even much money. How is your retirement IQ? Read More…

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Post image for 10 Things You Don’t Know about Money

You use money every day, yet you know very little about how to use it effectively! It should be no surprise that rich successful people spent the time and effort to learn about money. They do this without the benefit of a formal class or education. How do they do it? Simply said, they make an effort to learn about money. Here are 10 things you don’t know about money Read More…

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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 pricing out a lot of people and there are still not enough well paying jobs! Has the American Dream become just a myth or just for the rich?. What should you do? Read More…

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Post image for Smart lifestyle choices to achieve your financial dreams

We are all working towards achieving financial freedom so that we can experience the lifestyle of our dreams. However, reaching these dreams requires smart decisions along the way. With these lifestyle tips, you can get a taste of living rich while keeping your journey to affluence on track. Read More…

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