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Getting Financially Real: Financially Literacy Awareness Carnival

Today I’m honored to be participating in the Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival hosted by the lovely Shannon Ryan at the Heavy Purse. I have shared my story of getting financially real in the past, and I can’t say enough about how financial literacy provides the keys to becoming debt free, building wealth, and financial independence. As a way to promote this most important topic, I’ve made up a bit of a quiz to test your financial literacy. While it’s meant to be all in good fun, hopefully if you get an F, you’ll read some of the other posts in the ...

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Dangers of Instant Gratification

We are spending the weekend in Moab, UT, so I’m turning the reigns over to our dog, Mo, today. Since she did an interview with Frugal Hound a while back, she’s kind of gotten a big head and has been wanting to share her canine wisdom about the dangers of instant gratification.  Hi Eyes on the Dollar readers, it’s Mo here, actually it’s Mahogany, but Mom can’t yell that fast enough, so I’m just Mo. Mom talks all the time about being smart with money and thinking through every purchase, but I’m here to tell you, that way of thinking ...

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Easy Ways To Earn Extra Money

  I’ve found my ways to make extra money through rental property and blogging, but there are tons more opportunities out there for people looking to make extra income. If you have a skill or hobby, there is a good chance you can get paid to do it. Even if you have little imagination and no time, there are easy ways to earn extra money. Rent A Room In Your House This might be the easiest way to earn extra money without very much work. You do have to give up some privacy, but taking on a renter is income ...

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3 Ways to Expand Your Business

Starting your own business is a huge achievement in its own right, but there will come a point when your financials will plateau and you need to make a decision about what to do next. Expanding your business is the obvious way to do this, as you will gain new clientele and increase your revenue. What most businesses struggle with, though, is actually taking this next step. Below are three easy ways to approach business expansion. 1. Create Add-On Services If your business has remained stationary for a while now and you aren’t bringing in a large amount of new ...

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Avoid Binary Options Broker Scams

In the past five years or so, binary options have gone from relative obscurity to being the favored form of trading for countless people all over the planet. There are many reasons for this, but one of the main ones may very well be that it promises big profits and a lot of excitement. The bad news is that these features attract so many people, scam artists are never far behind. Before you spend money on a binary options broker, understand that some may not be all they claim. Here’s how to avoid this eventuality. Do Your Research One of ...

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