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Building Wealth by Paying Yourself First
When I look around at all of my friends, and a lot of my family, I see a lot of people living from pay check to pay check, under monetary stress. These same people watch the Calendar for payday like a hawk. Pay their bills, and then open up the spending flood gates, before they know it, they are itching for their next pay check. These same people are the people who don't think they make enough money to build future wealth. They are wrong.
The way I save money, is by paying myself first. I have automatic deductions come out of my bank account on the 15th and 30th of every month, which I put directly into a mutual fund for safe keeping. I take a small portion of my pay check, roughly 10% and put it away. This may not seem like much, but over time it adds up.
In addition, with mutual funds you will have the benefit of compound interest on your side. You should EASILY be able to achieve 8% interest on average in a good a mutual fund, often times more. That's $800 a year on $10000!
Once you start, you will be addicted. Watching your funds grow is incredibly addictive and will inspire you to invest a larger percentage as your income rises. If you have debt, put a portion of this percentage towards the debt and a portion into your mutual fund, so you have something positive to reinforce your automatic deductions.
The bottom line is this, if you have the money deducted in advance (and pay yourself first), you won't miss it and you can go ahead and spend what's left of your pay check week in and week out. You will be investing in your future wealth, and your mind will be at ease that you aren't wasting your life in the rat race and never progressing.
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Why Get Rich When You Can Be Wealthy?
"Any fool can rich, the wise get wealthy." Chris Widener
5 Easy Ways to Save and Build Wealth
1. Pay off high-cost debt. The best investment most borrowers can make is to pay off consumer debt with double-digit interest rates. For example, if you have a $3,000 credit card balance at 19.8%, and you pay the required minimum balance of 2% of the balance or $15, whichever is greater, it will take 39 years to pay off the loan. And you will pay more than $10,000 in interest charges.
Creating Money, Prosperity, and Abundance Now (Part 1)
I have given many prosperity lectures over the years and, in light of the current massive restructuring of all world and financial systems, I feel that now is the time for all of us to review our beliefs and refocus on manifesting prosperity and abundance in our lives. I do "walk my talk" and so I would love to share my experiences and knowledge with you. On the following pages, I will present you with some valuable tools that you can begin to use right away, to create money, prosperity and abundance in your life - with almost instantaneous results.
Four Pillars of Creating Wealth
Some people in this world are thinking that their poor financial condition today is their destiny. They keep telling themselves that they'll never get rich in this lifetime. Are you one of those people? If you are, it's a good thing that you find this article, because I want to personally give you four pillars of creating wealth that are being done by many rich people in this world.
The Secret Barrier To Wealth - Underearning
Is the ghost of "Money Past" haunting you? Do you feel like no matter what you do to "get ahead" it never works? The problem may not be what you are doing, it may be what you are thinking. Many of us have deep spiritual and psychological patterns around money that can block our efforts at managing our money better and creating prosperity.
Wealth And Your Net Worth
Most people know it's important to keep and organize all of your vital financial information. But knowing you should and knowing how are two different things!
You?re Eating Your Retirement Money
Ever think about how eating all those fast food meals for lunch are effecting your pocketbook. Let's do the math. You eat out 5 days a week at an average cost of $5 to $7 a day.
Offshore Strategies & Services
Offshore strategies may or may not be right for you. Moreover, there is a right way and a wrong way (legal and illegal) to execute offshore strategies. If you choose the wrong way you may wind up worse off than if you had done nothing at all.
10 Wisdom-Based Wealth-Building Strategies
"It's the business of your life?
You Deserve To Retire Early
The fact is that most people continue to work for a living, because they don't have the means to live without that income. Do not get me wrong. You may enjoy doing what you do. If you do not have to worry about making a living out of this, could you do better, on your own terms?
New Year Resolutions to a Better Financial Future
There could not be a better time to mull over the changes needed in our life style than at the beginning of a New Year. This is also a good time to set yearly goals and make resolutions. Each year, according to statistics, almost a third of us make some kinds of New Year Resolutions. Interestingly, although financial future is our main cause of anxiety, our personal finance, according to surveys, gets only to the fifth place in the list of most common New Year resolutions.
Turn That Fixed Rate Mortgage Into A Goldmine
When you purchased your home, you most likely got a fixed interest rate mortgage with a 15 or 30 year term. These are the most popular mortgages in the industry. Even in the summer of 2004, when the interest-only or simple interest mortgage loans became popular, the average American stuck to the fixed rate. You see, the fixed rate offers security to conservative people, and the average American home buyer and home owner is a very conservative person.
Personal Budget Programs
Do you have financial problems? Then a budget is the answer if you are tired of wondering where your income went. A budget is the answer, if you don't have savings. A budget is also the only solution to getting out of credit card debt.
Simple Strategies to Making Financial Gain
Now is a great time to make it a habit to manage your resources instead of your resources managing you. What is meant by that when we are stating that "Your money manages you"? Here is a well known example:
Learn To Budget
Do you like so many others feel, that even if they are earning well, are spending even more? Do you want to change all that and live in sound financial health and within your budget? Is there such a thing as a realistic budget? Are you skeptical that you can make a budget that takes into account all your necessities and provides for luxuries? You can live well and within a budget, and it starts with changing your attitudes towards money, expenditures and budget setting.
The Secrets of World Money Flows and A Simple Way to Understand Them
You can learn the secrets of world monetary flow if you will simplify the concept. The Allegory of a "The Beach Ball," is not taught in all universities, perhaps it should be. Learn what the elite know about the money flow. This abstract thought "The Beach Ball Effect" help to bring light to the flow of money in World Economies for your personal financial future and assist you in teaching your kids about the world of money.
Top 7 Ways To Get Rich
Want to be one of the lucky ones on the road to riches, want to be on the freeway to financial freedom, on your way to wealth?
How To Be A Millionaire - The Top Secret Of Wealth Creation
Have you any idea how many people search Google every single day for terms such as, "make fast money" or "get rich quick"?
Real Estate Stories that Show You How!
Let's begin easing you out of the pits. I mean, comfort zone! I'm going to slowly and methodically give you as many little sparks and insights to the relatively simple ways that ordinary people use real estate to achieve extraordinary results.
The Mathematical Formula For Making Money
No matter what markets you serve; what products you sell; or what marketing tools you use, in business there's one truth you cannot escape.
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