Motivation and Money Tip # 3: Think Small

Sometimes the thought of saving a gazillion dollars for retirement is just plain overwhelming. And paying off a mountain of credit card debt seems impossible. It’s at these times that we need to think small. We need to realize that big, impossible, light-years away goals are achieved one step at a time. Remember the Chinese […]

Published or Updated: July 16, 2015

Motivation and Money Tip # 2: Remember the Future

Photo Credit: Shayan (USA) Why are we moving toward Financial Independence? It may be because we want to work less. It may be that we have a dream retirement home we want to build. For some of us it may be a desire to have more financial security. In the article on Financial Independence, recall […]

Published or Updated: February 14, 2013

Motivation and Money Tip # 1: Remember the Past

Sometimes motivation to live below our means, pay down debt and invest comes from experiencing some sort of financial crisis. Perhaps we’ve maxed out our credit cards, or lost a home, or filed for bankruptcy. Or maybe we’re just tired of running out of money before we get to the end of the month. For […]

Published or Updated: March 1, 2014

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