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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 […]

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 […]

Outdated Job Skills, Poor Job Performance, and Lack of a Plan Can Keep You From Getting a New Job

Outdated Job Skills, Poor Job Performance, and Lack of a Plan Can Keep You From Getting a New Job

Tweet I don’t have to tell you that the job market is tough out there these days and with unemployment at near record highs there are a lot of people out there looking for work. For many people the inability to find new work may come down to outdated job skills or a lack of […]