Betting On Yourself

I know that, while I'm grateful for my income, I could be bringing in so much more and I can do that while keeping my current job and gaining this valuable experience.

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9 Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth On A Small Salary

I'm not making anywhere near the amount that I would like to be and you may not be either.  Let's face it: It's not the 1990s.  Most of us don't come out of college making the $60,000/year we would've made two decades ago.  So now w e are either settling for hourly wages that don't … Continue reading 9 Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth On A Small Salary

How Does Your Wealth Management Measure Up?

As the year closes, it is almost time to start making those 2015 resolutions.  But if you wait until January 1 to start a good habit, you'll be well into February before it starts to take root in your life.  So I strongly recommend reading this Black Enterprise article about managing wealth and using it … Continue reading How Does Your Wealth Management Measure Up?

It’s expensive being rich

This morning, I saw this article in the Money Magazine section of CNN and I had to share.  It talks about the cost of being rich and, more than anything, I hope many of you see it is a forewarning.  There is no one who wants to live in squalor.  Everyone wants to be financially … Continue reading It’s expensive being rich

Minimum Wages Are Pointless

I'm going to step of the beaten path for a few minutes with this post.  Generally, I post an article that I've read this week for Financial Friday.  This week though, I want to expound upon a topic that I was tweeting back and forth with an executive at Black Enterprise last week.  We were … Continue reading Minimum Wages Are Pointless

Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

So, if you didn't know, a distinction can be drawn between being wealthy and being rich.  I won't go into it, primarily because Google is a great tool that you can use to expand your understanding of simple words.  BUT what I will do is post this article by William Baldwin that I found on … Continue reading Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

Despite Fed, Cost of Consumer Borrowing Could Rise

  CNBC.com | Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 12:47 PM ET For consumers, Wednesday's Federal Reserve announcement is a mixed bag. Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed would leave the federal funds rate untouched at 0.25 percent. The committee will also continue its program of purchasing $85 billion in Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities each month, although Bernanke said … Continue reading Despite Fed, Cost of Consumer Borrowing Could Rise