Money and productivity articles in the form of informational graphics.
It may seem unrealistic to think about becoming a multi-millionaire before your 30th birthday, but think about all the people who did it. It’s not some crazy story about a guy working hard for 10 years on one project before it finally took off.
These are stories like David Karp, who started Tumbler and had close to 100,000 users within a couple weeks. He then sold it for a few million a year after he started the website, while he was still living at home with mommy. I think he could probably afford to move out after that.
Or what about Michelle Phan, who has the ultimate blogger success story and now she’s worth a few million.
I’m not saying it’s easy, but it is possible…
How often do you read about productivity and improving your efficiency? Since your here, I can only assume that you read about it pretty frequently, but where are you applying what your learning? Are you applying it to your job? Your side hustle? Your personal life?
What about the break room at work?
So how do you have a productive break? Well first off, no I’m not talking about cramming productivity book reading into a 5 minute break. That’s not a break, that’s just stressful. We have to remember the purpose of a break and how to make them as effective as possible. Let’s take a look at this informative, fun and well…pretty infographic (it is quite beautiful isn’t it?)…
Tax deductions can be weird in the first place, because it’s all too common for people to “stretch the truth” about what they actually used for their business and what they are just claiming to reduce their tax bill.
This goes beyond the usual meals, vehicles and tools that are often deducted and ventures into the world of deer meat, body oil and cat food.
If that sounds weird to you, well that’s only because it is, but hey, if it works go for it.
You may even get some new ideas for things to deduct from your taxes this year or next.
Here are 12 bizarre tax deductions with the explanations…
Warren Buffett is constantly in competition for the richest person in the world #1 spot.
And he is self made. That’s probably my favorite thing about him. He made his money through investing just like almost everyone else.
The difference is that he is really good at it. Which is why Berkshire Hathaway usually maintains about a 19% annual return. If you don’t own any shares, you should consider it, but you’ll probably want to go for their BRK-B stock since BRK-A trades for well over $200,000/share.
Before we check out the 10 lessons in the graphic, there are a few things that stand out…
I found a really interesting infographic about entrepreneurship, but it seemed sexist, so I posted an infographic about the single man’s finances. Because that makes sense.
In all seriousness, I don’t find this one to be sexist. It’s an interesting comparison between men and women’s spending habits.
Over half the adults in the United States are married, but what about the other half?
This is a look into the finances of the single man. It’s also a look into the finances of the single woman. As much as people think women are known to be shoppers (you discriminators, you!), it turns out that men actually spend more than women on almost everything.
You’ll see what I mean below…
From Warren Buffett to Oprah Winfrey, there are some common traits in the habits of the richest people in the world.
And I’m not talking about the habit of inheriting a lot of money.
That seems to be one of the main reasons people think they can’t become wealthy. They think that the rich come from rich families and they never had to work for anything in their life.
Not true. At all. In fact, most of the richest people either work or have worked harder than any of us and that’s exactly why they are where they are.
As you’re about to see, 68% of the 400 Americans on the Forbes 2013 “billionaires list” are considered “self-made” billionaires. Meaning they built, rather than inherited their fortune.
That doesn’t really tie in to the belief that the rich didn’t work for their money. Of course, as we all know, the point is to make your money work for you, but sometimes that takes work in itself!
Let’s see what we can learn from the habits of the wealthiest people in the world…
What increases productivity? Organization? Daily rituals? Coffee?
There are a number of things that increase productivity and even more articles out there with life hacks and productivity hacks.
So let’s look at what actually works at home and at work…
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…