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How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Cash Machine

Have you ever considered a side hustle? If so, you’re not alone. According to a recent Bankrate survey, over 44 million Americans now have a side gig. A side hustle can bring in much needed cash and, in some cases, even blossom into a full time entrepreneurial endeavor. If you’re itching to start your money Keep Reading →

How to Overcome These 4 Wealth Building Roadblocks

The successful understand that true financial freedom is achieved by building or accumulating money producing assets. These assets include: Investment real estate Stocks and bonds Intellectual property that you’ve created Your side hustles Your small business A franchise business Ask any millionaire and they’ve likely built their wealth utilizing one or more of these assets. Keep Reading →

Start Building Wealth With These 3 Real Estate Investing Resources

Here’s a simple truth. It’s almost impossible to become financially independent working a 9 to 5. As Robert Kiyosaki points out in his book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, the disadvantages of being an employee are just too numerous. Taxes, for one, crush your wealth building ability. Worse yet, you’re not guaranteed job security. And if Keep Reading →

Fix These Top 10 Areas of Wasteful Spending to Reduce Debt and Build Wealth

When it comes to money, it seems we’re all wasteful. According to a recent Hloom poll, more than 8 out 10 Americans admit to squandering money. At the top of the list of wasteful spending is eating out, with 68.9% of survey participants admitting to spending too much money on meals away from home. The US Keep Reading →

Building Wealth Through Real Estate: Hacks, Tricks, and Tips

Last week we revealed the formula for true wealth formation: Income – Expenses = Capital (seed money) left over to invest in wealth building assets. Unfortunately, too many of us believe that investing in our primary residence is the surest path to wealth creation. Now don’t get me wrong. I am a strong advocate of Keep Reading →

These 4 Traits Can Turn Your Child Into a Money Mastermind

You want the best for your children. So what can you do to ensure they become adults who are happy and prosperous, rather than ones who are stressed out, living paycheck to paycheck? Teaching them about saving, debt, and compound interest is a good start; but instilling them with the right attitudes and mindsets is Keep Reading →

5 Easy Ways to Trim the Fat and Put Cash Back in Your Pocket

A few days ago I renegotiated my Direct TV cable bill. After a quick ten minute call my bill was slashed by $60 a month for the very same cable package. I also got NFL Sunday Ticket thrown in for free. I’ll save $720 a year, after just a ten minute phone call. Of course Keep Reading →

Overworked and Underpaid? These 6 Techniques Just Might Help You Get the Raise You Deserve

A close friend of mine is the heart and soul of her medical office. Taking on more tasks than humanly possible, she is the “go to” person for everyone. And while she is constantly training people who go on to gain advancement and pay raises in other parts of the company, she continues to toil Keep Reading →

The Next Recession is Overdue. Here Are 4 Ways You Can Prepare for It

In the words of the popular Game of Thrones television series, “Winter is Coming.” But with the threat of a recession in the future, are you financially prepared? That’s one of the questions raised by a new GoBankingRates survey which found that not only are many of us still reeling from the last recession which Keep Reading →

Pay Yourself First in These Areas to Achieve the Success You Crave

Pay yourself first. It’s advice advocated by David Bach and a long line of financial gurus. Financially, this refers to setting aside a small portion of your income to fund your financial priorities like savings, investing, and paying off debt. But paying yourself first applies to the rest of life as well. In so many Keep Reading →

5 Habits of People with Money… They All Do This!

There are many many ways that people with money make the money, from starting their own business, to real-estate investing, to a having a highly successful career, or to investing in stocks. However, the people with money (i.e. those that make the money and keep the money) have 5 basic habits in common. 1. Create Keep Reading →