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New Family: 90 Day Challenge

With a new family, it’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day events and forget about the long-term planning and preparation that is crucial part of your success. Here are three important tasks that you need to move to the top of your “to-do” list. Plan: Make a long-term financial plan Regardless of your situation, [...]

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July 24, 2010

The idea of setting goals is exciting. You get to sit down, think about your future then try to figure out just how great it’s going to be. When I was younger, the first step was to find the proper time to set goals. While most people would choose New Years Eve, I would try [...]

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Be good at what you do and play nice

Over my many years working for a large company, the one thing that I have learned above all else is the importance of managing your reputation. Now, by saying this, I do not mean that you need to become everyone’s friend – far from it. The importance of having a wide range of friends is [...]

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Dow to hit 10,000. Why?

As I’ve watched the markets claw their way back from the brink of disaster I’ve begun to wonder what’s causing the market to rise. As I posted yesterday, the true US unemployment rate may be as high as 20%, the credit markets are almost non-existent, mortgage defaults increasing and (although I think it’s a great [...]

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Unemployment now over 20%

I just came upon an interesting website that shows the Shadow Statistics from those officially reported by the government. This site says that we are actually in a period of much larger deflation (according to the CPI) than reported and that the current unemployment rate is actually at about 20% (not the 9% reported in [...]

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Why Procrastinating Sucks

I have had an amazing August and September. Off the top, I took a great waterfront holiday with my family. We were on the beach, out in the boat and simply enjoying the great family time and playing a little Wii in the evenings. We did a very short yet amazingly fun hike which has [...]

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He quit reading on page 21

I purchased the book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker last week at a second hand store. I was very happy to get it (and a number of other great business books) for only $2.00 each. When I arrived at home I began to flip through the books reading headings, chapter titles [...]

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Re-starting with a New Business Model

My business partner and I recently re-started a web project that was originally launched in 2005. At the time, we had a business model that relied on free upfront service with a large potential payout on the tail-end. We has some success; however, there was one problem with the model: we were continually babysitting service [...]

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Saving Money – 101, 202 and 303

Here are a few ways that I have recently saved a little extra money or made some substancial long-term savings. Saving Money 101 – Ask for a discount Yesterday, my wife and I were out shopping and we decided that we needed a couple of new pillows. We walked into a store and liked the [...]

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The Free Ride Is Over in 2017

I was watching a show earlier this evening that had a couple of people talking about the coming Baby Boomer crisis. According to their calculations, there will be a huge market and economic crash in about 2017. This is the date that the government will officially start paying out more in retirement benefits to aging [...]

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