Archive for April 2017

How to Prepare for an Unexpected Job Change

At the age of 22, Nely Galan became the manager of a TV station in New Jersey. For three years, she gave herself completely to her job and believed that her employers were loyal to her. One morning she went to work and learned that the station had been sold, and her job was gone.…

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5 Questions to Ask about Your Job

Do you like your job? Do you have a good salary and decent benefits? If you became independently wealthy tomorrow, would you continue going to that job? Do you look forward to getting up and going to work every morning or do you dread it? If you’re still reading, my bet is that you don’t…

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Get Smarter Faster

  In the early 1900’s, a Chicago newspaper editorial labeled Henry Ford an “ignorant pacifist.” Ford was offended and sued the newspaper for libel. During the trial, Ford was asked a series of questions meant to prove that he was ignorant. Finally, Ford told the lawyer who was questioning him that he surrounded himself with…

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5 Ways You Could Be Wasting Money

When Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling died, he left only $800,000 of his half billion dollar fortune to daughter, Tori Spelling. Tori reportedly wasted most of that money and by 2016, she was being sued for failing to pay a $37,000 credit card bill. Most of us never have that much money at one time, but…

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How to Become Financially Independent

  Ronald Read worked as a janitor and a gas station attendant after serving in the military. When he died in 2014, he left $6 million dollars to charity. He drove a used economy car. His family and friends had no idea that he had amassed a fortune. We love to read those stories. But…

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