Should You Outsource Your Chores?

As a busy professional with a lot of responsibilities it seems as if the list of chores is never ending. Everyone has only twenty-four hours.  From twenty-four hours, subtract time for sleep, work, our commute, and we are left with only a handful of hours to be productive with personal pursuits or additional activities we enjoy.

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The Progress Principle; Tracking Your Finances to Success

The road to financial excellence doesn’t happen overnight.  At least not for most people.  And certainly not for this guy.  Progress is made by continuously achieving small victories.  Over time, you can achieve a large goal.  That progress can sometimes feel painfully slow, but it’s amazing how time goes by, and by tracking progress you can start to see your results.

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The Importance of a Cash Cushion

Establishing a financial cushion is one of the best things you can do for your peace of mind.  There is a surprising number of people who have virtually no financial cushion between them and the next unexpected expense.  Regardless of someone’s take home pay, there are a number of people who arrive at a balance at or near $0.00 at the end of every month.  Fighting to get out of this position is not only good for your financial future.  It is good for your peace of mind.

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Why You Should Plan to Retire Early – Even if You Never Do

What would happen to you or your family if you could no longer work? It’s common for people to have life insurance. The thought of a sudden death at a younger age prompts many people to have some life insurance coverage. But most people don’t think about what would happen if they could no longer work. There is an assumption that one’s ability to work will continue almost indefinitely.

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