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Post image for Do You Make Mistakes?

If you do not make mistakes, you are not trying hard enough! If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes. (John Wooden)  I recently saw an interview of Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx (a multi-million dollar undergarment company). She said her Dad asked her every day what mistakes she made. He celebrated her mistakes! Read More…

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Post image for My 2013 New Year’s Resolutions Update

This is the 275th day of the year and my New Year’s Resolutions Update! If that is not significant enough it is also the birthday of Groucho Marx, Sting, Mahatma Gandhi, Lorraine Bracco, Annie Leibovitz, Graham Greene and Steve Sabol to name a few It may be worth your time to look up the people you do not recognize on my list.  It covers more than 100 years and some of my favorite people! Read More…

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Post image for Online Shopping Helps Consumers to Save More Money

Online shopping has not always been the favorite way for people to shop, but the trend is growing every day. According to Money Magazine, the number of online shoppers will continue to grow through the holiday season. There are many reasons why consumers appreciate shopping online, but the ability to save money is certainly at the top of this list. Read More…

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Post image for Financially Preparing for Future Goals

Life is expensive and meeting various financial demands often calls for early preparation. Maybe you’re planning an upcoming vacation. Or perhaps you want to save for your kid’s college education or plan your retirement. Regardless of your life goals, here are tips to prepare your finances. Read More…

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Post image for How Would You Like Inside Information?

Inside information is defined as material information about a company which is known by the company’s board of directors, management, and/or employees but not by the public. The SEC forbids trading based on such information. Don’t worry; I am not talking about that! I recently read about following entrepreneurs on Twitter which would be the ultimate inside information.  Read More…

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Post image for 12 Things that Successfully Convert a Great Idea into a Reality

If you have a great idea in your mind and wish to convert the same into a reality then the below given steps will prove to be of great help to you.  The very first thing is to have belief and confidence in your thought as well as actions. Next important thing is to have an expert advice from experienced people. Taking calculated risks and keeping the patience also helps to convert your idea into reality. Read More…

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Post image for College Confessions: How College Students Save

The cost of attending college has skyrocketed since the early 1980s. For both public and private not-for-profit institutions, tuition has escalated more than 2.5x from the year 1980. Where the average cost of a public university in 1980 was $5,938 annually, it is now more than $14,000 annually. This spike has far exceeded the rate of inflation. Read More…

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Post image for Manage your money competently to stay away from debt dilemmas

Personal finance management is something which requires much of your attention. You just can’t afford to be too casual with finance management as this casual behavior may lead you to serious debt problems. That’s why you must make it a point to take care of your financial obligations and manage debts on time so that you can live a financially stable life. Read More…

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Post image for Is now the time to invest in property when housing market continues recovery?

The housing market in the UK continued to show signs of recovery in June according to Peter Bolton King, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS):

“After what has seemed like a very long wait we are finally starting to see what looks like the beginning of a recovery in the housing market.” Read More…

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Post image for League table of global banks reveals richest is Chinese

Recently, a list of the richest banks in the world was compiled by a trade magazine. The Banker, which released its annual list of the top 1,000 world banks, revealed that many of the biggest names in the UK industry weren’t as high up the table as they would have been a few years ago. As proof that the crash had adversely affected their performance, only one actually improved its position. Read More…

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