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The Entrepreneurial Strategy To Overcoming Depression

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness Personal Finance / December 16, 2013

It’s no secret that the high-pressure world of business can have some unfortunate effects on our health. Aside from the constant stress that comes with being a successful entrepreneur, there’s the ever-present risk of debt. We’ve all seen it happen – an investment goes awry, your forecasts turn out to be off, or a global recession puts the boot into your business plans. When this happens, it can…

5 Reasons You Should Not Save Your Money

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / November 24, 2013

  Saving money is counterproductive. While it’s true that you need to save some money, as repugnant as the idea may be, saving for an emergency, an unforeseen calamity and to create a nest egg for eventual investment are all valid reasons to save money. Beyond that, saving is an exercise in futility and here are five reasons why. If you save $100 per week in your cookie…

6 Financial Habits Young Professionals Should Have

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / November 3, 2013

1)     Knowing where your money is going. You’re part of a tech-savvy generation. If you aren’t tracking your spending online yet, you should be. Websites like Mint, You Need a Budget, or Manilla can serve as a starting point for not only tracking your spending, but setting parameters around it as well. Gone are the days of writing things down. Get synced in to receive automatic alerts when…

Why Aren’t Millennial’s Pulling The Trigger on a New Home?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / October 28, 2013

I still get the terms confused all the time…young adults are labeled as “Millennial’s”, “Generation Y”, “Boomerang kids” – all to describe Americans currently aged 18-35.   Life was much easier for me as I grew up in the “Generation X” era.  We only had one label similar to baby boomers.  I still don’t know why this group has so many different labels? What I do know is that…

10 Mistakes That Millennials Make With Their Credit

by / ⠀Personal Finance / October 24, 2013

  Millennials are generally described as those born between 1982 and 2002. These are people who have grown up with technology. They have information at their fingertips 24 hours a day. No previous generation has had easier access to financial planning tools to help them plan their future. There is a downside to being a part of the Millennial Generation as well. Though much-needed information is available, this…

5 Smart Money Moves to Make Before You Hit 30

by / ⠀Personal Finance / October 13, 2013

When it comes to creating financial stability for later in life, the earlier you start the better off you should be. There are numerous money saving techniques that you should consider  before you hit 30, if you want to have the comfortable retirement most people dream of. This includes going through your finances with a fine-toothed comb to figure out what can be cut out of your current…

Education Is Good, But What Kind?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / October 9, 2013

Education is good. It is good in a different way and for different purposes than you might have thought. College is necessary. It is needed for the advancement of technology, humanity, and to make sure we live like humans. There is no better indicator of societal advancement than the level of education the masses receive. The conventional wisdom that investing in a college education is the best way…

6 Tips for Paying Off Medical Bills

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / October 4, 2013

Being a recent college graduate, or young person in the business world often means being buried in debt. Student loans, credit card bills, and medical bills can really add up. Unfortunately you can’t wave a magic wand and make all of your bills disappear, but by following these few simple steps, you can at least get your medical bills under control. Negotiate Everything Your first step to paying…

10 Easy Money Saving Tips for Students

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 9, 2013

As a student, you are probably prepared to learn a lot of new things. Saving money is one of them! The words ‘college’ and ‘broke’ often go hand in hand, but it is never pleasant to not be able to pay for your coffee. Full time students, who come from average-income families, are often on a very tight budget. When everyday expenses come into the picture, the students…

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