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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You Need a 90-Day Plan

  Maybe you planned to accomplish great things this year, but you seem to be stuck in neutral, or worse, you’re moving backwards. Perhaps your big and bad goals were too overwhelming, and you never really got started. About this time last year, I learned the beauty of creating a 90-day plan. Instead of getting…

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How to Make a Tough Decision

  “The choice is yours. You hold the tiller. You can steer the course you choose in the direction or where you want to be-today, tomorrow, or in a distant time to come.” W. Clement Stone Daily, we are faced with tough decisions. Do I take the promotion? Should I stay put in my job…

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3 Reasons to Quit

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win”. How many times have you heard that? Do you believe it? I don’t. You can quit and still win. You can refuse to quit and lose. How do you know when it’s time to quit? 1. It was never your idea in the first place. Are you working…

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Success Lessons from Alexander Hamilton

For months, the hottest ticket on Broadway was for Hamilton, An American Musical. The hip-hop production about the controversial Alexander Hamilton won numerous awards and ignited an interest in the gentleman whose picture appears on the American $10 bill. The musical is based on the 700 page biography of Alexander Hamilton written by Ron Chernow.…

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How to Get Back on Track with Your Goals

Most of us have lofty goals at the beginning of the year, but most people quit by the end of February. Making changes is tough and finding time is difficult. With a couple of small shifts, you can restart your goals and actually achieve them this year. 1. Whittle your goals down to three. From…

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