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7 Things They Never Taught You in School About Money

We spend 12 to 16 years in school on average. I don’t know about you, but I never once learned about how to get rich, retire comfortable, or even budget my personal finances. So today we are going to go over the 7 things they never taught you in school Read more…


8 Financial TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

8 Financial TED Talks that will Change Your life

You’ve probably heard of Ted-Talks, a non-profit organization for spreading thought inspiring and motivational ideas. These talks are usually delivered in quick 20+ minute videos that you can watch in your free time and will no doubt leave you feeling inspired and motivated to create change in your life! These Read more…


Success Means Going From Failure to Failure Without Loss of Enthusiasm

SUCCESS MEANS GOING FROM FAILURE TO FAILURE WITHOUT LOSS OF ENTHUSIASM

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill   If success means going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm, then we have to find success in our failures! It’s hard to fail, however if we learn in our failure is it really Read more…


STOP WAITING FOR LIFE TO HAPPEN

Stop waiting for life to happen

I think it is safe to say that every person in modern society is saving something in their lives for a “special time.” People tend to put many things away for later. Do you have a hutch full of china waiting for a special Christmas Dinner? Or a box of Read more…


7 TRICKS YOU NEED TO BE A TIME NINJA

7 TRICKS YOU NEED TO BE A TIME NINJA

Time is our most precious asset. You can’t get more of it and everyone on the planet has the same amount of it! I have a revelation for you! What you decide to do with your time is completely up to you! It may not seem like that but trust Read more…


HOW TO CREATE A HABIT

9 Things Debt Free People Do That Will Change Your Life

We are, what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -Will Durant   The latest surveys show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. Does that mean that you shouldn’t make a new year’s resolution because you only have Read more…


FIKA: WHAT IT IS AND WHY YOU NEED IT

Fika

It is no surprise if you have been around here at all that I have a thing for coffee!!  I have a love affair with my coffee. It’s my me time, it’s my personal moment. When all the world is pulling and pushing and demanding every second of every day Read more…


MONEY SECRETS OF REAL MILLIONAIRES

TOP MONEY SECRETS OF REAL MILLIONAIRES

When we think about “success” we think money. When we think money, we think of having so much of it that it no longer brings concern. Some of us may even think in numbers like millions or billions. If you have any ambition to be successful at all, why not Read more…


HOW WE SAVED HUNDREDS BY CHANGING THIS ONE COFFEE HABIT

HOW WE SAVED HUNDREDS BY CHANGING THIS ONE COFFEE HABIT

This post contains affiliate links. See Affiliate Disclaimer I’m not one to go out and get a Starbucks Latte every morning (although I have been known to treat myself) however I’m a huge Kurig pod coffee lover! So how we saved hundreds by changing this one coffee habit is NOT Read more…


How to Lose Weight Without Dieting (Especially If You Weigh Over 200 lbs)

This post contains affiliate links. See Affiliate Disclaimer Have you tried every diet under the sun? If you weigh over 200 pounds and you feel like you are at your wits end with trying to lose weight, and having it backfire on you over and over again, then this article Read more…