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Goal Setting

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? J Money Does And So Do I

By on Jan 31, 2014 in Goal Setting, Money Habits | 23 comments

When I was at FinCon 2013, a financial blogger conference in St Louis, I met a guy named J. Money who is the founder of BudgetAreSexy.com. Now, I had been familiar with J.and his site, however, I will be honest I hadn’t spend much time at it before going to FinCon. One day I was perusing his blog and I came across his Million Dollar Club. He had a list of...

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How to Make 2014 Your Best Financial Year Ever

By on Jan 9, 2014 in Goal Setting | 15 comments

Do you want your finances to be better in 2014 than they were last year? If so, this post is for you. It can be so easy to lose track over our finances that we need to step back and take the time to figure out what went wrong and develop a strategy on how we can make better choices in the future. Although I am a Personal Finance blogger, I still make mistakes and I...

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Reflecting on 2013 and Goals for 2014

By on Dec 31, 2013 in Goal Setting | 24 comments

So much has happened this year that my life looks completely different in 2013 than it did one year earlier. Some of the changes were unexpected, but good nonetheless. Here is a brief summary of what happened in 2013 as well as my goals for next year. Looking back on 2013 Quit my job as a Financial Planner to work for myself full-time Was on Fox News in NYC for...

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Top 10 New Years Resolutions for 2013

By on Dec 31, 2012 in Goal Setting | 31 comments

According to a study by the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology, 34% of people make New Year’s resolutions that are money related. In fact, this is a 4% increase from the previous year. Learning how to manage money well seems to be a trend and I hope to help people with that. However, money is not the only subject on people’s...

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7 Habits of Wealthy People

By on Nov 19, 2012 in Goal Setting, Money Habits | 23 comments

If you want to be wealthy, who should you study? Rich people, right? Well, here are seven habits of wealthy people that you can implement to start building wealth: Drive modest cars According to a study by Thomas Stanley in the The Millionaire Next Door, 37% of millionaires buy used cars rather than new. According to a report by Kelly Blue Book, the average new car...

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The Importance of Setting SMART Goals

By on May 15, 2012 in Goal Setting | 7 comments

Ever wonder why it is important to set goals? According to a study by the University of Scranton in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, 30% of New Years resolutions are money related. It also states that 45% of Americans make a resolution and that only 8% are actually successful in achieving the goal they set forth. Why is that the case? The main reason is that they...

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