All of us have times where we procrastinate, and put off work that we should be doing. In those times we would benefit from the just-do-something principle.
Want To Work In Retirement? It May Not Be As Easy As You Think
If you plan to retire and still work, here are some steps you should take to bolster your success.
Waking Up Early: Can This One Action Be The Key To A Successful Life?
If you’re not rich, but would like to be someday, you might spend some time reading what the wealthy do. One thing a lot of successful people do is wake up early. Here’s why.
If Attending A Professional Conference Is Going To Be A Financial Hardship, Should You Still Go?
No matter your career path, there’s likely a professional conference for you. But if you don’t have the necessary cash, should you still go?
Work-Life Balance: More Time And Less Money
If you’re not careful your work life can quietly take over. It pays to take time to bring your family back into focus.
Take Care Of Your Health Now To Grow And Preserve Your Wealth
Taking care of your health is important, not only for your quality of life, but because of how being unhealthy can rob you of future wealth. Consider the financial ways poor health can affect you.
Make Your Retirement Dollars Stretch Further With Part-Time Employment
A close family friend is retiring soon at the relatively young age of 62. She can think of nothing more than days that are entirely her own. She can’t imagine working anymore even though she has many productive years ahead of her. She is the face of a retirement that may soon disappear. My husband […]
Things To Remember During Open Enrollment: Tools And Resources To Make It Easier
Near the end of the year many companies have open enrollment to sign up for benefits. Here are some resources to make it less confusing.
Is A Decline In The Unemployment Rate All Due To People Finding Jobs? What Is The Real Unemployment Rate?
The unemployment rate dropped this past month from 9% to 8.6%. The numbers could be deceiving, however. What is the real unemployment rate?
Unemployed? Consider Moving To Where The Jobs Are… North Dakota
Currently, the national unemployment rate is hovering at 9.1%. Some states, however, are booming. North Dakota has a national low of 3.5%. Here’s why.
Life As A Financial Blogger: What You Need To Know
The most uncomfortable situation for me is that which might be easy for anyone else with a different occupation: being asked what I do for a living. Family get-togethers, social gatherings, or church services are often those places where I get asked that question. “What do you do John?” Answering The Question I used to […]
4 Things You Should Do Once You Land Your First Job
One of the most exciting financial milestones in many lives is the first job. Whether it’s your very first job working part-time while a high school student, or your first job after graduating from college, you need to make the most of it. Starting out right is vital if you want financial freedom later. So, […]
Lessons From Warren Buffett
The Berkshire Hathaway 2010 shareholder letter was recently published and can be found, along with the last 34 years of letters here. I would venture to say that most of you are familiar with the name Warren Buffett and his operation of Berkshire Hathaway. He’s an inspiration to millions of investors and his letters really […]
How To Start Your Dream Job
There are usually two jobs people talk about when asked what they do: their actual job and their dream job. What’s holding you back from starting your dream job?