Personal Finance

5 Personal Finance Habits to Help You Achieve Financial Freedom

5 Personal Finance Habits to Help You Achieve Financial Freedom

By in Guest Post, Money Management, Personal Finance, Saving | 4 comments

Guest Contributor, Tina Roth Developing ‘good habits’ has become an industry. From Charles Duhigg of The Power of Habit to Gretchen Rubin’s, Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits–to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life, creating good habits is important across the spectrum or our lives. This guest article will show you how a few simple habits, started early, can help you achieve financial freedom.   We don’t make our habits. Our habits make us. Getting rid of habits is a herculean task, or maybe it’s even more difficult because Hercules...

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Best Way to Play the Lottery (You’re Not Going to Like it)

Best Way to Play the Lottery (You’re Not Going to Like it)

By in Automatic Saving, Personal Finance, Saving, Tips | 48 comments

Playing the Lottery and Investing The best way to play the lottery is using another approach. After all, aren’t you playing the lottery to get rich? Here’s a way to get rich with a greater probability of success than playing the lottery. If you are a lottery player, I want to help you. If you put $50 per month in the lottery over 10 years, you will have spent $6,000. According to Tara Siegel Bernard in a recent NY Times article, “Win a Lottery? Not Much Chance Of That your chances of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 175 million....

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Young Finances LaTisha Styles-Personal Finance Luminary

Young Finances LaTisha Styles-Personal Finance Luminary

By in Personal Finance, Personal Finance Luminaries, Video | 0 comments

Video Interview With Young Finances LaTisha Styles “If I don’t have the cash, then I don’t buy” ~Young Finances LaTisha Styles Welcome to an inside look into some of the most important personal finance luminaries online. As one who’s curious about what makes someone tic, I decided to interview a few of the top financial online influencers. These substantial people educate and entertain others about money topics. From authors to podcasters to writers, these money mentors are working to raise the level of financial knowledge and education. Read more about Personal Finance Luminaries >>> Today’s Financial Luminary is a...

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8 Top Money Podcasts

8 Top Money Podcasts

By in Money Management, Personal Finance, Podcast | 2 comments

Top Money Podcasts  Podcasting is the new radio. Decades ago I searched the radio airwaves for money and investing shows. While working at San Diego State University in the 1990’s I hungrily consumed an investing show on my drive home from work. I wished there were more radio shows to listen to. At the time, I was young and hungry for personal finance and investing information. Today, the podcast waves are filled with money, investing, real estate and personal finance shows. Some offer guests, others are topic focused. There’s a wealth of great financial content. Today, I’ll highlight some...

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5 Inspiring Warren Buffett Investing Quotes

5 Inspiring Warren Buffett Investing Quotes

By in Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Stocks, Tips, Wealth | 1 comment

Warren Buffett is considered one of the most successful investors of our time. According to BusinessInsider‘s Andy Kiersz, in “Here’s How Rich You’d Be if You’d Invested $1,000 in Buffett Way Back When”, $1,000 invested in Berkshire Hathaway in 1964, would be worth about $11.6 million today. This information uses the 1964 share price of $19 and the February 27, 2015 closing price of $221,180 for Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A). With the more recent closing share price of $194,620 (September 25, 2015) you’d still be rich. I don’t know about you, but this type of information doesn’t particularly cheer...

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The Debt Myth-Personal Finance Luminary Jackie Beck-Part 2

The Debt Myth-Personal Finance Luminary Jackie Beck-Part 2

By in Debt, Personal Finance, Personal Finance Luminaries | 2 comments

Personal Finance Luminary Series-Jackie Beck-Part 2 Welcome to part 2 of this inspiring interview with Personal Finance Luminary, debt evangelist, blogger, and debt app developer. Learn how she went from salaried employee and part time entrepreneur to full time online success. Read Part 1 here. 6. What are your best lifestyle hacks to manage being a mom, entrepreneur, and spouse? You really have to do what’s most important to you first. Then everything else gets done (or doesn’t) as it can. I do believe that you can do most anything you want, but you can’t do everything all at...

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