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HOW TO CREATE A HABIT

How to get everything you want done in a day

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…


HOW TO GET EVERYTHING YOU WANT DONE IN A DAY

how to get everything you want done in a day

This post contains affiliate links. See Affiliate Disclaimer   Everything you know about time management is wrong! We have more gadgets and gizmos to keep us on track than ever before, yet people are more behind, overwhelmed, and stressed than any other time in history.  Why is this? With all Read more…


WHY YOUR ATTITUDE IS KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUDGET

Why attitude is key to a successful budget

According to Gallup poll only 32% of households in America maintain a household budget. The rate of financial success within those households is even fewer due to approaching it with the wrong attitude. Anyone can create a budget, it can be simple or complex if desired. It can be full Read more…


MONEY SECRETS OF REAL MILLIONAIRES

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…


5 WAYS TO MASTER YOUR NEXT GROCERY SHOP

5 ways to master your next grocery shop

Believe it or not there is a wrong way to use coupons and shop the deals, even when you are saving money with your grocery shopping. Grocery chains spend so much money on marketing and advertising. They spend this money knowing it will pay off! After all, they are a 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…


THE EASIEST WAY TO START A BUDGET FOR NON-TECH PEOPLE

the easiest way to start a budget for non-tech people

The easiest way to start a budget, period   My husband has an MBA and works in finance. He is always coming home with new million-line spreadsheets with crazy formulas for our personal budget and gets excited over the entire budgeting process. I couldn’t be more opposite! I like things Read more…


11 STEPS TO A MORE SIMPLIFIED AND ORGANIZED YEAR

11 Steps to a more organized year

I’ve been doing a lot of goal setting/researching lately on how to make this year the best one yet! Life gets in the way of our happiness a lot, at least in my world. Things seem to go a million miles an hour and at the end of the day Read more…


6 Secrets to Beat the Winter Weight and Slim Down Fast

As the cold sets in and we hunker down for the winter you might start to feel your jeans tighten up and your face might begin to have that all too familiar winter puffiness to it once again. Unfortunately it’s something all too expected and yet unexpected.  We all know Read more…


9 Things Debt Free People Do That Will Change Your Life

9 Things debt free people do that will change your life

Live On Less Than You Make In a world of “Joneses” it can be hard to live within your means. Debt free people have mastered self-discipline in their belongings. By living within their means debt free people can manage their money to work for them, not be fighting against it. Read more…