Stop Wasting Money

Stop Wasting MoneyIt is a universal element of the human condition that we seek out individuals who are similar to ourselves. People who share our values, traditions, culture, religious beliefs, political leanings, and even entertainment preferences. The upside of this type of behaviour is that we tend to lead more enjoyable lives and feel more fulfilled because we are surrounded by others who validate our existence. The downside is that we lead…

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3 Money Mistakes That Couples Make

3 Money Mistakes That Couples MakeWhether you’re newly wed or about to celebrate your silver anniversary, there’s a good chance you’re making serious mistakes managing your money as a couple. After talking with countless men and women about money and how it impacts their relationships, David Bach, vice chairman of Edelman Financial Services, has identified the many mistakes that recurred, time and again. They’re all profiled in his new book “Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9…

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The Way Millionaires View Money Is Different From Everyone Else

The Way Millionaires View Money Is Different From Everyone ElseDoesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot? Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, and many people go as far as accusing the wealthy of having some sort of unfair advantage. Those are easy accusations to make, and they resonate well with some people. But the truth is, there are no unfair advantages. Everyone has the…

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Kids Develop Money Habits By Age Seven

Kids Develop Money Habits By Age SevenKids develop money habits by the time they’re seven, according to recent research from Cambridge University. And that means that parents’ financial styles have an influence on their kids own fiscal skills well into adulthood. Backed by London’s Money Advice Service, a free financial-literacy organization, the “Habit Formation and Learning in Young Children” report found that by age seven, most kids recognize the value of money and know how to…

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10 Reasons You Are Not Rich Yet

10 Reasons You Are Not Rich YetAs a financial advisor, I have spent many years helping other people overcome financial stumbling blocks so they can become rich. Ironically, the one person I have had the most trouble helping is myself. Being “rich” can mean different things to different people, but I believe it means having the financial freedom to achieve your goals and live the life you want. I am great at giving advice; I am…

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How much money do you need to feel ‘rich?’

How much money do you need to feel 'rich?'How much money do you need to feel rich? Wealth is a subjective concept, but one thing is universal in most definitions: being able to live a comfortable life without having to work. “I’d like to have enough money so my family and I wouldn’t have to work anymore or worry about the necessities, and maybe travel a bit,” said Deborah Veale, a Southern California resident visiting New York City….

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Top 10 Investment Tips

Top 10 Investment TipsThe nascent investors in this world of investment are always in search of useful saving tips. Being an amateur in the investment field, this article can act as the right vehicle that would help you to pave the right path with investment guidelines. As the proverb goes “to have money is good, to have control of money is still better” and in order to have better control over the money…

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Money May Not Buy Happiness, But It Is Necessary

Money May Not Buy Happiness, But It Is NecessaryWe all know that “money can’t buy happiness.” However, a certain amount of money is needed for the building blocks of happiness — or at least security. It’s quite difficult to be happy when you don’t have access to the basic necessities of life. And this is where money and happiness come together a little bit. Even if you are a gardening master, you still need money to purchase food…

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Money and the Law of Attraction

Money and the Law of AttractionUsually I like to see reviews of a book before I choose to read it, but I’m less careful with books I listen to on CD rather than read. It’s a good idea to read (or listen to) ideas outside your usual sphere once in a while. I recently took a flier on Money and the Law of Attraction by Esther and Jerry Hicks because the title sounded money-related. What…

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