3 Things I Learned from My Failed Business – Part One

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I have failed at business ventures for a decade. They either flopped outright, or I was unable to execute my idea correctly. I was embarrassed when I realized my dreams wouldn’t come to fruition after I had promoted my services. I can say it proudly now because I learned some valuable lessons. Start the Business First, the best way to start a business is to take steps to execute. Talking about...
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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

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You’ve decided to stop living paycheck to paycheck, and now you have work to do. Money doesn’t magically stretch to cover all of your expenses because you need more time. You have to make it fight for you. *Contains Affiliate Links* Change Your Mind The first step in getting out of the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle is to consider your thoughts about money. Do you see more money as the answer...
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How to Recession-Proof Your Finances

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If you think you can’t recession-proof your finances, then think again. The signs are all there of a looming economic downturn, but you can protect yourself. The key is to start now. What is Your Starting Point? First, you need to review your financial situation. Review all of your accounts, even those you thought you closed but didn’t. Write down your payments, their due dates, and their...
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Self Care Shouldn’t be Expensive

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Self care is an essential part of successful living. Taking care of yourself ensures you can function at your highest capacity. However, your self-care practices can be pricey if you’re not mindful. Here are some popular ways to treat yourself without breaking the bank. Massage One of my favorite ways to relax is a deep-tissue massage. I used to pay $65 per month, plus tip, for a massage at one...
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How to Prepare for Financial Independence

We each want to have financial independence in our unique way. Some want to quit working at age 40. Others just want to retire at some point with a substantial nest egg. Being financially independent is one of my life goals. It won’t happen overnight, and it won’t be easy. What is Financial Independence? The “Financial Independence, Retire Early” (FIRE) journey is increasing...
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