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New Year’s Resolution: It’s Either Your Wallet or Your Waistline

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I bet I can guess what your New Year’s Resolution is for 2013. Statistically it’s one of two things; either to improve your financial situation (make more money, while spending less) or your waistline. Lots of us make the resolution to lose weight or get in shape every year. January is the most popular month […]

How to Make Your Boss Give You More Money

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Looking at the world through ‘The Man’s’ eyes is like looking out the window of an aircraft… When you look out the window of a plane you see the world from a whole new perspective. You feel something like that when you look out the window too? You see the big picture. You see the […]

3 Exciting and Profitable Gigs for Freelance Writers

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If you’ve tried your hand at the freelance writing game, you may have become disillusioned with the industry. Because let’s face it: for all the well-paying writing gigs that actually pay what your time and effort are worth, there are dozens of ads for writing gigs that pay peanuts. And that means a lot of […]

When to Buy Generic and When to Spend More on a Name Brand

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Archer Farms, Great Value, Kirkland Signature, Member’s Mark, 365 Everyday Value, Lucerne…any of these names ring a bell with you? These are the generic brands stores sell products under. Supermarkets offer dozens of choices on any given item, generic brands versus name brands are one of them. When I suggest buying generic brands to some […]

Protecting Ourselves from the Great Inflation

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Hello again, and I hope you’re sitting down… Today I’m going to explain what I’m simply referring to as The Great Inflation, because it’s going to affect you, and it’s going to happen faster than people think, albeit in an insidious way. Of course, what you’re going to read now is only my opinion. I […]

Get Paid for Your “Useless Knowledge”

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If you’re the kind of person who always has the right answer in Final Jeopardy… or you always bring home the jackpot at trivia night down at your local watering hole… or you’ve been banned from playing Trivial Pursuit with your friends because you always win… there is a quick and fast way you can […]

14 Items That Are a Steal Right Now

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Unless you’ve been living in a media blackout, you’ve heard or seen an advertisement for a store’s “White Sale” during the last two weeks. The white sale is an annual promotion stores use to draw customers in for deals on bed linens. The January white sale tradition began this month back in 1878 when Philadelphia […]

Are Bad Times Really a Blessing?

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This week I’m going to talk about something different… something that will allow you to look at the negative in a completely different light. Hey, it wasn’t me who burned the economy by allowing banks to leverage their assets by 30:1, I’m just the spectator trying to make my way through the aftermath. Politicians and […]

Become an Audio Engineer in Three Easy Steps

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There’s an industry that’s become huge on the Internet, yet the money-making potential goes pretty much unknown. You probably already listen to podcasts but haven’t given much thought to how you can take advantage of this boom in online broadcasting. If you’re not familiar, essentially podcasts are the radio shows of the Information Age. They […]

The Cure to Your Holiday Debt Hangover

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I bet I can guess what your New Year’s resolution is for 2013. Statistically it’s one of two things, to either lose weight or improve your finances. Since your reading this letter I’m going to go with number two. The first step to getting into a better financial position is to pay off those holiday […]

Seeing Your Goals Through

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Your new year starts with a dream… Let me tell you up front that if you do not have a dream, you will not become a millionaire other than by winning a game of chance. It’s just too hard. To make this kind of money you need to be laser-beam focused, and you can’t be […]

Product Reviews Profits: Making Extra Cash by Expressing Your Opinion

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We’ve all seen the flurry of reviews every time some new electronic gadget hits the market, whether it’s the newest iPhone, the newest laptop, or the hot Android tablet. The same thing happens with new video games, cars, sports equipment, home improvement tools, clothing, camping gear, gardening supplies… the list goes on forever. Whatever the […]

Financial Predictions for 2013

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Happy New Year everyone! With the New Year comes a sense of change. We all make resolutions to do things differently than last year while hoping it leads to better health, happiness and wealth in 2013. One thing that changes every year is prices. Every year it seems retailers and businesses usher in higher prices.  […]

 
 
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