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Ten Things Truly Wealthy People Do (That You Can Too)

by Jackie Beck

There are lots of things that wealthy people do that middle-class people may avoid out of ungrounded fear. Time to get over that!When I made very little money, I felt embarrassed using coupons at the grocery store. Of course, I did it anyway because I liked being able to eat.

It was only later that I realized that wealthy people might be even more apt to use coupons. After all, they understand the value of money and don’t see the point of spending extra for the sake of spending extra.

There are a lot of things that wealthy people do that middle-class or poor people may avoid doing out of a fear of looking cheap.

Here are some of the things I’ve personally observed. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Emotions & Money on 03.30.15 with no comments (yet!).

How to Create a Grocery Pricebook

by Jackie Beck

Tips to help save money on everyday groceries and get the best dealsHave you ever gone shopping for groceries and stocked up on things, only to find out that they went on sale the following week? It’s annoying, right?

I don’t know about you, but I hate spending more than I need to on the items I buy on a regular basis.

To avoid that, I’ve made note of what constitutes a good (or great!) price on those items and where it’s typically best to get them at. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in How to Save Money on 03.23.15 with 1 comment.

A Life Lesson from my German Teacher

by Jackie Beck

It's never too late to start funding retirement -- a life lesson from my German teacherMy high school German teacher hated it when people were late to class. But, there always seemed to be one smart-aleck student who would come in late anyway, announcing “better late than never”.

“But better never late”, my teacher would reply.

That same idea can be applied to funding retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Retirement on 03.16.15 with 1 comment.

If It Matters, Prove It

by Jackie Beck

Tomorrow won't change unless we doWhat’s your primary focus right now when it comes to financial goals? Are you getting out of debt, saving for a house, or building your career? Or maybe you’re gearing up for a leap out on your own into a small business.

Regardless of your goal, identifying your primary focus is the first step. It’s an important one, but it’s still only the first one.

After that, you have to prove that your financial goal matters to you if you want to achieve it. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Setting & Achieving Goals on 03.09.15 with 3 comments.

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