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Your Ideal Self Starts with a Purpose

I’m blogging hopefully to better my reader’s financial lives. I write about how to save thousands a year, how to become a millionaire, developing your career, and everything in between. These are things I advocate because these are components that I can see my ideal self having. However, with every end goal to be the best that you can be, the first step is to determine your purpose.

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5 Ways a Horrible Job Helps You

A horrible job can be a blessing in disguise. I’ve had my fair share of horrible jobs and I can say that I took something out of each one. It taught me so many life skills and characteristics that I wouldn’t have learned otherwise. There are 5 ways that a horrible job can actually help you, instead of hurting you.

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Million Dollar Club, I’m Joining!

I am joining the Million Dollar Club! No I have not become a millionaire yet (I’m so far from it). The Million Dollar Club is J$’s creation at Budgets Are Sexy to make it public the steps that a blogger or someone is taking to be able to become a millionaire.

I want to be a millionaire so badly and I am taking steps to get to where I want to go. The ideal age that I want to be come a millionaire is 35 but I expect it to be a little later, like 40. Becoming a millionaire is no easy task and I expect there to be a lot of bumps in the road but I will get there. No one in my family is or has ever been a millionaire so first time for everything right?

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Define How You Get Motivated

Get MotivatedThere are tons of ways to get motivated. It’s what you need before you decide that you want to do something. Whether you want to earn a little extra cash, work harder to get that job promotion, or get out of bed, motivation is the first step before you make a decision. You may want to reach financial independence faster, get out of bed for food, or have more financial security. These are great end results, and the first thing to get motivated is to define what drives you.

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5 Life Goals to Get Richer in 5 Years

Life Goals to AchieveI try to live life with no regrets. However, it’s hard to accomplish because I make mistakes (a lot). I can’t know with confidence that a decision that I made when I was in my late-10s were sound decisions nor do I know the decisions I make today are sound. I haven’t experienced a lot yet so I have no idea if I made or am making the correct choices. Reflecting back, I had a couple of decisions that I wished I had done differently. I will lay out life goals to achieve in my 20s to build wealth and not have regrets in my late 20’s or 30s. Here are goals to accomplish so in 5 years, you don’t feel the painful feeling of regret. Do something TODAY so five years out, you don’t have the same regrets THEN.

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July 2016 Second Month Blog Report

Blog ReportTime flew by and I’m excited to issue a second monthly blog report! A lot of things happened in July and since my last blog update. It’s been rewarding and even tiring at times but the thought that I’m helping just one person out in the internet world with their finances keeps me going as I am passionate about finance. I also want to be transparent as much as possible with my blog so here goes.

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What’s Holding You Back?

What's Stopping YouANYBODY can reach financial freedom. It’s a matter of wanting it badly enough. You don’t need high levels of income, have more than 168 hours in a week to work, or be the smartest person in the room. The difference between a rich person and an average person are choices. It’s YOU who decides whether you have a great future or a mediocre one. The best part? You control it.


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This Person Changed the Way I Learn

Way you Learn

Happy post Fourth of July! I hope everyone had a good break and was able to recharge, spend time with family, and go on crazy adventures. I haven’t been posting or being active on social media because I was driving for the past couple of days to make it to good ol’ Alabama for my upcoming employment.

Enough with the excuses, let’s go over the day I met someone by chance and how he changed the way I behave, especially during networking times and/or meeting someone for the first time.

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What I Learned from Blogging for a Month and My Goals

One Month Anniversary

It’s been about a month since starting my blog on May 30th 2016 and I can say that starting and maintaining a blog is fun! I’ve been wanting to start a blog for about 6 months since the fall semester of my senior year and I can say, it has been rewarding to say the least.

I knew I was deeply interested in personal finance from daily my choices that I make and the blogs that I follow (the very first one I followed that changed my life was FinancialSamurai) so I knew I wanted to start a personal finance blog to detail my journey and learn from others. It’s amazing to find out that browsing the internet on a random afternoon actually changed my life for the better, but hey, I’m not complaining at all!

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