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How One Couple Paid off over $100k in Debt in Less Than Five Years

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How did you acquire $109,000 in debt? What did that debt consist of? My wife and I racked up $109,000 in credit card debt through thirteen years of constant over spending. That amount represents everything from food to throwing dinner parties, to trips to Hawaii and Mexico. We just simply didn’t have a budget, and supplemented our income with credit cards. What did it feel like to have that much debt? To be honest, most of the time I didn’t think about it. I put it out of my mind until it was the time of the month that the bills came due,...

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WKW 46: Social Influence, Interpersonal Dynamics and The Art of Charm with Jordan Harbinger

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Skill can get us somewhere, but paired with a great personality, good relationships and wide social connections, we will often get farther both in our careers and in our personal lives. For this reason among others, it is imperative that we work and invest in developing ourselves to the fullest potential. Developing “You” to the Fullest Potential Our guest for today is Jordan Harbinger, the founder of The Art of Charm, where thousands of men and women have improved their social lives through the modules and podcasts Jordan offers...

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How One Family Paid Off $30,000 of Debt in 18 Months

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How did you acquire “$30,000+” in debt? Living beyond our means and feeling entitled to buy whatever we wanted whether we could pay for it or not. We worked really hard and felt like we should be able to have new cars, new clothes, take trips, etc. What did that debt consist of? The $30,000+ was all credit card debt. We also had $70,000 in student loans which we tackled after we paid off the credit card debt. What did it feel like to have that much debt? Like a full grown elephant was sitting on my chest. I can’t count how many hours I’ve...

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Controlling Your Finances: Do What You Can, Leave the Rest

Posted by on 3:30 am in Money Habits, Personal Finance | 6 comments

Today is the first day of fall.  Although fall is one of my favorite months, what with the colorful leaves and crisp-but-not-too-cool air, it’s followed by my un-favorite-est month: winter. I’ve lived in Minnesota for 44 of my 47 years, and I still can’t stand winter.  It’s cold, and I don’t like being cold. Now, winter is inevitable, no matter where you live, even if the winters are different than my winter.  You can’t do anything about winter and its arrival.  For better or for worse, winter comes every...

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Best 800 Number Services for Small Businesses

Posted by on 3:30 am in Business, Career | 0 comments

Have you thought about getting an 800 number for your business? 800 numbers might seem like they’re out of reach for a small business, but really they can be an affordable option for any viable business, provided they choose the right company and the right plan. Today we’ll compare four different companies that offer 800 numbers for small businesses, and we’ll talk about whether or not an 800 number might be right for you and your business. Your 800 Number Choices There are many companies that offer 800 numbers to businesses, but today we’ll...

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