Financial Goal Setting Tips

6 Ways for Stay at Home Moms to Be Financially Independent

How do you become financially independent if you don’t work outside the home? These tips are for stay at home moms who know the importance of financial independence, but aren’t sure how to achieve it. Here’s what Jennifer says: “Hi Laurie, thank you for posting this! Women and finances can be a real struggle, I […]

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7 Ways to Get $10,000 – From Refinancing a Mortgage to Asking Mom

How you get $10,000 cash depends on your assets and credit history. These tips on obtaining money start with a big asset, and end with generous family members… Here’s what Jason says: “My wife and I don’t want to refinance our home mortgage, but we need $10,000 cash to pay off credit card debt due […]

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How to Get Money for College or University

I better know how to get money for college or university; I have two undergraduate degrees and am going to grad school in September! If you need money for college, you’ve come to the right place. To get money for college – learn what passive income is Active income is when you trade your time for […]

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Money and the Law of Attraction – 4 Ways to Attract Wealth

Is money and the law of attraction is a load of baloney? Maybe, but you won’t know if these ways to attract wealth into your life will work unless you try them! Or read them, at least. Seriously – I think you should try these tips for a month, and see if anything in your […]

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36 Ways for Teens to Earn Extra Money

36 Ways for Teens to Earn Extra Money

These money making tips for teenagers range from creative to practical, from blogging to teaching sports (my 14 year old niece teaches skating). If you need ways to earn extra money and you’re a teenager, you’ll find something here! I started making money when I was 12 years old (babysitting) – and it paved the […]

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Tips for Enjoying Your Money for Penny Pinchers and Savers

Tips for Enjoying Your Money for Penny Pinchers and Savers

I’m not just a penny pincher – I hate spending money! I’m tired of being frugal, so I collected tips for enjoying money for savers and penny pinchers — people like me. Are you too cheap to enjoy your money? Instead of treating yourself, do you hold on to every penny with both fists? Here’s what […]

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Best Strategies for Investing Money for Long-Term Growth

I found these tips in a Financial Post article – they’re the best strategies for investing money not to get rich quick, but to enjoy long-term financial growth. “The key elements in wealth preservation are robust diversification, copious patience, and strong value orientation,” writes Michael Nairne in “Wealthy Need Financial Discipline, Too” in the Financial […]

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5 Ways to Save Money Every Month While Paying Off a Big Mortgage

We’re doing both: saving money every month and paying off a big mortgage! These aren’t the little “stop buying lattes” money saving tips – they’re the big-concept ideas. Some financial experts recommend paying off the mortgage before spending money on vacations, cars, or boats (my dream). But we don’t want our $300,000 mortgage to prevent us […]

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5 Ways to Encourage Someone to Save Money – From Frogs to Contests

Written by on June 29, 2011 in Financial Goal Setting Tips, Saving More Money with 3 Comments

How do you encourage someone – children, boyfriend, spouse – to save money? The best ways to help people save depends on their personality…and your ability to let go of the need to control. Here’s a great question, from Yahoo Answers: “My boyfriend and I are both seventeen, he’s going away to university in August. […]

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Top 10 Articles About Separating Money From Emotions

Top 10 Articles About Separating Money From Emotions

One of the best ways to create financial security is to separate your money from your emotions. Why? Because your emotions, thoughts, and beliefs directly contribute to your behavior…which directly affects how much money you earn and spend. “What money means to each one of us individually is always just under the surface,” writes Ron […]

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