4 Emotions That Can Cost You Money

Personal Finance

4 Emotions That Can Cost You Money

4 Emotions That Can Cost You Money

We all get emotional – it’s human nature. The trouble sometimes comes when our emotional side overrules our rational side for money matters. Check out some of the common ways emotions can hurt your finances, discover if you are an emotional spender and how to combat the problem. 1. Jealousy It is easy to become… Read More

How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire

Personal Finance

How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire

How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire

Do you have to be naturally smart in order to strike it rich? Is intelligence a prerequisite for success? In my five-year study of the daily habits of 233 self-made millionaires and 128 individuals at or near poverty (Rich Habits Study – Background on Methodology) I uncovered the answer to these and many other questions…. Read More

5 Ways You’re in Denial About Your Money

Personal Finance

5 Ways You’re in Denial About Your Money

5 Ways You’re in Denial About Your Money

Are you in denial? So much in our lives is connected to money. If we choose to ignore it or downplay its importance to our wellbeing, we might soon discover devastating consequences down the road. If you have a financial problem, the best thing you can do is confront it as soon as possible. Granted,… Read More

4 Lessons Baseball Can Teach You About Money

Personal Finance

4 Lessons Baseball Can Teach You About Money

4 Lessons Baseball Can Teach You About Money

The boys of summer are back and as baseball season begins again, there are some things we can learn. Beyond the rules of America’s favorite pastime, we can also learn some personal finance rules. Here are four ways baseball can help you get your finances in order. 1. 3 Strikes & You’re Out This phrase is… Read More

How Much Is Too Much to Spend on a Car?

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How Much Is Too Much to Spend on a Car?

How Much Is Too Much to Spend on a Car?

Everyone overspends from time to time, but when it comes to big purchases, like a home or vehicle, something that seems like an exciting splurge could end up devastating your finances. The question of, “How much is too much?” is quite personal. To say that you should only spend a certain percentage of your income… Read More

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser

Personal Finance

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser

Think about the last time you fired someone. Even if you’ve never been an employer, I’m sure you fired someone or some business for poor service. Perhaps it was a restaurant that served cold food. Maybe it was a landscaper who mowed over your roses. If you receive poor service when you’re paying, you should… Read More

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Personal Finance

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Cold weather often means hibernation, binge-watching television and even ignoring some of the important aspects of life. If your finances took a greater hit than the East Coast this winter, it’s time to get to work. As the temperatures rise and all the snow melts away, make sure you are cleaning more than your home…. Read More

7 Ways to Cut Your Tax Bill

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Cut Your Tax Bill

7 Ways to Cut Your Tax Bill

We all complain about how many of our hard-earned dollars go to Uncle Sam. However, with a little time, research and proper planning, we can learn how to keep more of our money when tax time rolls around. 1. Use a Certified Public Accountant I often wonder why couples will spend $200 to go out for… Read More

How We Started a Business in Our 70s

Personal Finance

How We Started a Business in Our 70s

How We Started a Business in Our 70s

Husband and wife team Rick and Jari Searns, of Williamsville, N.Y., have been entrepreneurs for almost their entire working lives — roughly 45 years. They have successfully launched and sold three staffing companies, one of which was an Inc. 500 company, and co-founded and currently own two marketing companies. They founded RestMark in 2013, spent… Read More

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