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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

There is a popular song by that title with a Jamaican beat. This one is an update on that same message: there’s actually some scientific evidence that being happy is a cause rather than an effect. Most people are waiting for some condition to occur which point they will be happy. The problem is the […]

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Leverage: The Key to Wealth

Leverage occurs when you have money working for you or people working for you. You begin your work life by trading your time and effort for money.  A part of all you earn is yours to keep.  If you set aside, say, ten percent of your income for future expansion, you begin to create wealth. […]

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How to Generate Passive Income

There’s an old saying:   If your outgo exceeds your income, your upkeep will be your downfall.  There are two ways to correct such a situation:  Less outgo or more income. There’s another old saying:  a part of all you earn is yours to keep.  Take a part (you decide what part, but some suggest […]

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What Happens When You Fall?

According to Og Mandino, (Scroll VIII of The Greatest Salesman in the World), The height of my goals will hold me not in awe, though I may stumble often before they are reached. If I stumble, I will rise and my falls will not concern me for all men must stumble often to reach the […]

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This is the Best Year of Your Life

Most people want three things out of life: 1 – health 2 – wealth 3 – love Some people might question the need for wealth, but all would agree that they do not want to be in poverty. If we have all of these things, we are probably very happy. The good news is that […]

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What’s a Job Worth?

The chart below lists several job categories along with their average salary in the United States. Median Salary by Job – Country: United States (United States) Cost of Living CalculatorSalary Calculator Here is the average amount of time off per year by years of service: Average Vacation Weeks by Years Experience – Country: United States […]

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You and Money

Sometimes, people think they would like to have more in life, but they really don’t.  Do you want proof?  Let’s try an experiment.  Tell me if this is an accurate quotation:  “Money is the root of all evil.”  That’s in the Bible, right?  Look it up here.  Surprised?  Now, see what covet means.  The key […]

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Thinking Forward

A few posts back I mentioned a mental diet.  Actually it was in a comment to a post. Here’s what I meant.  Your life is controlled by what you believe.  Want proof?  Imagine you are walking down the street.  You see a group of youths approaching you.  If you believe they might be friendly, you […]

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Think about connections

Many of us have Facebook friends and Twitter followers. We send email. We blog. But how often do we sit down and talk with people?  Face to face, eyeball to eyeball, kneecap to kneecap, that is. Sometimes we post comments on a blog (please do so here.), but that is not nearly interactive because of […]

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