What’s your excuse to stay poor?

I know the title of this post seems really harsh, and for some people, maybe it needs to be.  The point is if you keep making poor excuses why you aren’t reaching your money goals, you will never reach them. Then just stay fat Excuses are goal killers; a book on an entirely different topic…

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What is your vision of wealth?

I used to have a weekly Friday lunch with one of my colleagues.  We both had started our careers at about the same time, so it was fun to compare notes, talk about our progress and discuss our hopes for the future.  One week, he admitted that he had been fighting a lot with his…

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Which is your financial loophole?

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project has been posting about loopholes, because she  has made a study of loopholes as part of her research for her next book, Better Than Before, about habit-formation. When we try to form and keep money habits, we often search for a financial loophole, for justifications that will excuse…

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The couples and money roundup

All couples argue, but what are couples fighting about the most? According to a 2012 survey from the American Institute of CPAs, money is the most common reason married or cohabiting couples fight. Of over 1,000 American adults polled, 27 percent of participants said that disagreements over finances were most likely to erupt into an…

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