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12 Ways To Turn a Bad Day Into a Better One

They are inevitable. Bad days happen to everyone. But, there are things you can do to make them better. Here are 12 simple things you can do right now to improve your day!

Bad days are inevitable. They happen to everyone. But, there are things you can do to make them better. Here are a few of my favorite ways to turn a bad day around…

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7 Simple Ways To Raise Non-Materialistic Children

If you want to raise kids who aren't always obsessed with the latest and greatest, and who don't wrap their self-esteem in their possessions, then check out some of these tips to raise non-materialistic children -

Ironically, many children raised in wealth demonstrate the same tendencies as those who are raised in extreme poverty: depression, despair, attempted suicide, drug and alcohol use, and shoplifting. Why this behavior? The parents, who are way too busy making money, sacrifice meaningful time with their children.

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My Checklist To Financial Freedom

my checklist to financial freedom

I love checklists. Especially when I want to make progress in a particular area but don’t exactly know what steps to take. This is a personal financial checklist that covers many of the steps I have taken over last decade that have helped me move from being a financial mess to having a little bit of an idea of what’s going on.

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How To Consolidate Your Debt With Lending Club

This is a much cheaper, faster, and easier way to consolidate your debt rather than using traditional banks or debt consolidation companies. Lending club makes the process extremely simple and extremely cost effective -

Technology is changing everything – even the well-worn process of getting a loan through a bank. You can now streamline the whole borrowing process and consolidate your debt with Lending Club. Lending Club is the largest and most well-known of the rising class of direct lending platforms that enable both borrowers and investors to bypass […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Clean and Repair your Credit Report

A step-by-step guide to help you clean and repair the errors on your credit report

The following article was written by our CFP® friend Neal Frankle. He is the chief editor of WealthPilgrim.com.   Nobody’s perfect. You aren’t and neither am I. But neither are the credit bureaus who compile your credit history or the creditors who report to those bureaus. If you have some splotches on your credit report […]

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How I Got Out Of The Rat Race

An honest look at what it took to break out of Corporate America to find freedom

A little over a year ago I ventured out into self-employment after spending much of the previous decade in the “Rat Race”. For most of that time I was a glorified pencil-pusher in the corporate abyss of a Fortune 500 company.
Now that I have spent over a year working for myself I can’t imagine doing anything else. For as trapped and held down as I felt before, I feel the opposite extreme of the joy of freedom. Just to be clear, self-employment has it’s own challenges and difficulties, but I honestly think they pale in comparison to what I went through while spinning my wheels in the Rat Race.

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Starting an Ebay Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

starting an ebay business

A while back I did an experiment to see if I could start a profitable Ebay business. This article shows how I did it and what my results were…

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4 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

4 simple things you can do to pay off your mortgage early... https://christianpf.com/pay-off-your-mortgage-early

Buying a home is a major expense – and a major debt. It’s said it’s the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life. A traditional mortgage loan is repaid over the course of 30 years, but today, some terms call for up to 40 years of repayment. To some, three or four decades seem like an interminable amount of time to take to pay off a debt… These are 4 simple ways to pay off your mortgage early!

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25 Top Ways To Save Money (updated for 2017)

25 ways that you can save money by not being normal

25 ways to save money by not doing what “normal” people do. A lot of money can be saved by thinking “outside the box.”

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31 Legitimate & Profitable Home Based Business Ideas (for 2017)

31 legit home based business ideas for you to make some extra money with

If you are like many, the thought of starting a home-based business has probably crossed your mind at some point. With the economy being what it is, layoffs all around us, and an increasing desire for many to escape the rat race and work from home many are trying to start a home-based business…

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20 Frugal Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

20 frugal date ideas for Valentines day - and even for after V-day!

Since these days so many people are looking for cheap date ideas that are actually fun, I decided to create a little list of a few…

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6 Online Jobs for College Students

Jobs aren’t so easy to get these days, especially when you have a limited schedule that has to leave plenty of time for classes and homework. One of the best ways to get around that is by finding jobs online. Just a few years ago, working online was mostly a novelty, but it’s becoming more common all the time. Here are some of the more common online jobs and opportunities for college students.

The new college school year is coming up, and with college costs getting higher each year, one of the recurring challenges is trying to find jobs to help finance your education so you don’t have to rely so much on student loans. Jobs aren’t so easy to get these days, especially when you have a limited schedule that has to leave plenty of time for classes and homework.

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The 5 Best-Rated Credit Card Companies

The 5 top rated credit card companies

I am always cautious when writing about credit cards because I know some people get themselves in loads of trouble with their credit cards. But I trust that you are not one of those people and that you are smart enough to know that carrying a balance on a credit card is a no-no! Repeat […]

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5 Things To Do When You’re Discouraged About Your Finances

These are 5 things you have to keep doing when you are discouraged

As you look back on what you’ve accomplished so far this year, do you cringe? I have some encouragement for you.

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