The best way to become financially secure is to not only seek professional advice but to also act on it when you receive it. It is hard when we put our money into intangible things because we do not have the pleasure of enjoying it right at this moment. You have to realize though that the decisions you make today will have an impact on your future. That is what I have to remind myself every day, … [Read more...] about Retirement: Live by Design and not by Default
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Goal setting is beneficial for people reaching to succeed. It is easier to be successful when a plan of action is set. The task of goal setting is consistently recommended, but is it ever discussed why? Why is it beneficial to set goals? The benefits of goal setting can be grouped into three simple sections: Mental Recognition, Visible Motivation, and Organization. Thinking of a goal creates a … [Read more...] about The Importance of Goal Setting
With all of the advances in medicine and the application of healthier lifestyles, our human population is finding ways to extend our life span. We are living much longer than we used to which means we have more years we need to be financially stable. When many people think about retirement, they see themselves retiring at age 65 living on a beach house somewhere in Hawaii. No more worries about … [Read more...] about How Protected Are You?
I was speaking with a friend who was telling me about a new friendship of hers that had gone wrong. When I say gone wrong, I mean dealing with a girl whom she called a friend but when she thought about it, she was doing all the heavy lifting in their relationship while her so-called friend was only taking consistently. Since I feel that I have had several friendships like this in my life, I … [Read more...] about Millennial Mindset: What Are You Getting Out of Your Friendship?
Most people enjoy visiting a new country but sigh at the prospect of packing. You, dear reader, may be one of those who appreciate the art of packing, who enjoys planning out different outfits to mix and match for every day you’ll be gone. I, too, enjoy this most mundane of tasks, but perhaps for different reasons. I've come to see it as a metaphor for letting go of emotional baggage. It may … [Read more...] about Easy Tips on Packing Smart
Is your ability to earn an income protected? Disability insurance is very important for everyone to have not just through work but also outside of work. It is not enough to settle with just the benefits you have through your employer. Basics About Employee Benefits: Many people I’ve sat down with usually have some sort of employee benefits through their work. Most companies provide short-term … [Read more...] about Protect Your Ability to Earn an Income