Have you ever heard of the quote, "comparison is the thief of joy,"? I’ve heard it, seen it, and lived it. It’s no fun to compare your position to others. We are all on different paths in our lives, thriving and surviving in different environments. There’s no way that the majority of us could even begin to understand the complexities of everyone’s life around us. When it comes to our positions in life, where we see ourselves, and where we want to go, we often try to keep up with the Joneses. Read more [...]
Life is hard. Sometimes we have an idea of how our life is going to go. We imagine how our lives turn out from the time we are old enough to think. Most of us try to stay on our chosen path through life, though this is not always possible. When the path gets difficult, it is easy to give up on our hopes and dreams, but it's important that we preserve. One way we can do this is by meeting goals and staying out of our own way.
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Debt can be burdensome. It can weigh you down and make you want to scream. But remember, at the end of the day, you can overcome debt. While it can be difficult to shed excess debt, do not give up. At the end of the payoff is a new opportunity to boost savings, investments, and a renewed ability to look forward to retirement. If your debt has got you down, check out these simple ways to stay motivated paying off debt.
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At some point or another, we have all racked up debt. Some debts are small, some rather large. While some people get on track and find their financial foothold, others find difficulty. When the debt becomes so overwhelming, it causes stress. That stressful response leads to us ignoring our debt problems. While I know large debt can be crippling, changing your mindset on debt can help you tackle it faster than you ever have before.
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Goal setting is something everyone must do. Not only for personal and work goals, but financial goals as well. A solid plan will help us get to early retirement, hefty savings and investments, and whatever else our hearts desire. This week I have been doing lots of reading from books like "The Millionaire Next Door." While being a millionaire is not the ultimate goal for me, it helps put into perspective how much plans, goals, and determination to see them through will help us tremendously in our Read more [...]