Do you know what could be the most influential part of your finances?
The thing that causes you to spend money and save money. The thing that can easily put you in debt.
Possibly the most common marketing tactic in the world.
Do you know what it is? It’s fear. Often fear of the unknown and, more often, fear of things that never actually happen.
Are you letting fear control your finances? You may not even realize it.
It’s time to stop letting fear spend your money for you.
Let’s look at how fear can control your finances and how you can take control…
Nearly 3 billion coupons are redeemed each year.
And it’s not just for electronics, clothing and household products.
Look hard enough and you can also find discounts on things you never imagined have discounts (or need them).
Here are 12 of the more unusual picks:
This is my favorite time of the year, as it is for many of you.
Today, I figured I would lighten the mood a little bit.
We’ll get back to improving our finances and productivity tomorrow, but for today, it’s a time to relax, appreciate and enjoy everything we are blessed with.
Spend time with your family. Get stuffed with Christmas dinner. Give freely and enjoy this interesting infographic…
We all have our opinions about millionaires and the rich.
I’d like to challenge some of those opinions and show you some things you might not know about millionaires.
It’s not about luck, fancy lifestyles or greed.
It’s about developing a mindset that sets you apart from the rest.
Here are 10 game-changers that you didn’t know about millionaires…
American citizens who live abroad are known to face some rather unpleasant financial surprises when they get back to the US.
While spending responsibly when outside the US, their lack of U.S. credit activity often deprives them of new credit cards or loans being issued to them.
Opening a bank account can also be really tough.
American expats tend to be completely unaware of how they should manage their existing credit cards while they live abroad, and there are few identifiable mistakes they usually make.
Here on some of the mistakes expatriates make when using credit cards…
“We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act, but a habit .” -Aristotle
Discipline isn’t about the choice to do or not do something.
It’s a choice to take control of your own life, instead of letting someone or something else do it for you.
That’s why Napoleon Hill said:
“If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self .”
It is possible to create discipline and become a disciplined person.
It’s not genetic and it certainly isn’t something that always comes naturally.
Here’s are 4 important things you need to know about self discipline to create more in your life…
“I believe in science.” -Esqueleto, Nacho Libre
I’m all about science-backed productivity.
From how habits are formed to the time of day we are most productive, I think science plays a huge role in helping us become more productive.
That’s exactly why I think it’s important to see some actual studies and how they pertain to your productivity…
Have you ever thought about owning rental property?
Perhaps you’re interested, but you’re worried about high maintenance costs and destructive tenants.
That’s a common thought and a common worry. And there is a way around it.
Yes, you can invest in income property without actually being a landlord.
It’s called seller financing and it could work for you as a seller or a buyer…