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The Importance of Making Your Life Plan Personal

Posted by on 7:00 am in Goal Setting | 2 comments

Whether we realize it or not, we all need to have a life plan.  Sure, you can wander through life, never planning how or where you want to or will work.  Or how you will manage your money.  But at the end of the day, formulating a plan for what you want your life to look like will result in a happier life.  Here at the Well Kept Wallet, Deacon focuses a lot on two things: helping people get out of debt, and teaching people about income-earning opportunities. Why Your Life Plan Needs to Be Your Own Deacon does great podcast episodes, often...

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WKW 40: Being an Employee Intentionally and Loving it with Bert Purdy

Posted by on 3:30 am in Career, Podcast | 2 comments

Our guest for this episode enjoys working in public accounting (yes, you heard that right) and absolutely loves what he does for a living.  He shares with us today how to enjoy being an employee, the myths about being a CPA, why he’s glad that he was forced into being an extrovert and how to build your network. Bert Purdy is a certified public account and is the writer behind the blog, The Intentional Employee. He was also featured in episode 51 of All About Business which aired on ABC in St. Louis. Here are some highlights from our...

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WKW 39: Fueling Your Passion and Staying Ablaze with John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire

Posted by on 3:30 am in Career, Podcast | 1 comment

The growth of podcasts has been phenomenal and the community is flourishing continuously. For those who have the zeal to enter podcasting or if you are already running one but are low on fuel, you’re in for a treat! In this episode, John and I will talk about removing barriers, monetization sources for podcasts, diversifying your income, growth strategies, and the importance of focus and loving what you do. Our guest for this episode is John Lee Dumas is the founder of Entrepreneur On Fire, a top-ranked business podcast interviewing...

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The Hidden Key You Must Have to Pay off Debt

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Hello, friends!  My name is Laurie, and I’d like to tell you a little bit about myself and my journey to pay off debt.  I’m the newest contributing writer for Well Kept Wallet.  I’m also working my way (along with my husband) out of LOTS of debt.  If you want to read more about my story, you can find it over at my blog, The Frugal Farmer, where I blog about debt payoff, self-sufficiency and frugal living.  Today, however, I’d like to talk to you a bit about the tools needed to successfully pay off debt – one tool...

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WKW 38: How to Make a Million Dollars, Travel the World, and Live the Life of Your Dreams with Ryan Daniel Moran

Posted by on 8:32 pm in Career, Podcast | 2 comments

Our guest for this episode is Ryan Daniel Moran, entrepreneur, podcaster and author of “The Freedom Manifesto: How To Make A Million Dollars, Travel The World, And Live The Life Of Your Dreams.” An ardent Cleveland Indians fan, he makes money through internet businesses and invests money in other passive income streams such as real estate and stocks. He loves to travel and aims to inspire and educate people to live extraordinary lives through his website:  The Freedom Fast Lane. In our discussion with Ryan, he shares…  How he...

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