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I Lost My Job Now What?

I Lost My Job Now What?

Tweet Restarting Your Life You Lost Your Job If you find that you are asking yourself “I lost my job now what?” you have come to the right place. Although you didn’t plan it, you’ve lost your job and suddenly are faced with the prospect of starting over in your career or finding a completely […]

Signs You May Be A Shopaholic And 6 Things You Can Do To Change It

Signs You May Be A Shopaholic And 6 Things You Can Do To Change It

Tweet We’ve all made purchases on impulse, whether it be that candy bar at the checkout line in the grocery store or that pair of shoes that you come across that would go perfectly with your new tailored suit or the dress you bought last week. Impulse buying is a major weakness for many, and […]

Can you really put a price on love? Love Don’t Cost a Thing!

Can you really put a price on love? Love Don’t Cost a Thing!

Tweet How many times have you heard these phrases? More likely than not you have heard one or the other enough that they will pop into your head when you are looking to purchase something for your loved one. I was listening to the radio this morning and I heard a commercial that was trying […]

Investing in Your Most Valuable Asset – Invest in Yourself

Investing in Your Most Valuable Asset – Invest in Yourself

Tweet Investing in Yourself Can Yield Returns Far Greater than Any Other Investment We spend a lot of time worrying about investing and are quick to gauge how things are going by looking at quarterly statements. It’s all dollar signs — bank accounts, 401(k)s, the value of your home — these are the things we […]

20 Books That Will Change Your Life and How You Think About Retirement

20 Books That Will Change Your Life and How You Think About Retirement

Tweet If you are a part of what is considered Generation X, you know that you probably have anywhere from 25-35 years until retirement — or at least that’s what the government and most pension plans suggest as a retirement age. Since we’re currently focused on other aspects of our lives such as building careers, […]

Shameless Self-Promotion: How to Set the World Ablaze with All That is Uniquely You

Shameless Self-Promotion: How to Set the World Ablaze with All That is Uniquely You

Tweet The world is full of individuals who want recognition for their experiences, skills and talents and you, my dear, are no different. With social networking sites, blogs, customized business cards, and web applications like Twitter and Flickr, opportunities exist in every arena to shamelessly promote yourself and the cool things that you do. For […]

Fighting Procrastination: Tomorrow Will Come Again

Fighting Procrastination: Tomorrow Will Come Again

Tweet Is procrastination a disease formed from lack of motivation? Do we lack self-control?  In Latin, procrastination means “to put off until tomorrow.” Why is it difficult to save part of our hard-earned dollars, but not difficult to delay some purchase until we can afford them?  In 2006, for the first time Americans savings rate […]

How to Shop for Fitness Equipment this New Year

How to Shop for Fitness Equipment this New Year

Tweet Finding the Right Fitness Equipment for the New Year Like many Americans, I have a New Year’s Resolution that involves physical fitness.  After all, one of the best investments you can make is to invest in yourself. I want to make working out a part of my daily routine in 2011.  There is one […]

Examine Your Attitudes Toward Money and Uncover Problems

Examine Your Attitudes Toward Money and Uncover Problems

Tweet Unhealthy Attitudes Can Lead to Financial Ruin How you value, spend, save, and invest money has more to do about who you are a person than you may realize. You don’t just develop good and bad money habits by chance. Instead, they are usually a result of an underlying personality trait or develop over […]

Setting Your Financial Goals With a Goal Worksheet

Setting Your Financial Goals With a Goal Worksheet

Tweet Without Goals You Have Nothing to Achieve So you’re putting part of your paycheck aside for your retirement account, making more than the minimum payment on your credit cards, and spending less than you earn so you’re doing everything you can, right? Not quite. While all of these things are good habits to get […]