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“Get your kicks on Route 66”

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s the most iconic road in the USA – Route 66. Stretching 2,450 miles from downtown Chicago all the way West across 8 states to sunny Santa Monica, Route 66 has been America’s highway since 1926 – a well-worn path beaten by “travelers, adventurers, desperados, and dreamers.” Why is this road so famous? You could attribute it to the TV show of the same name, which ran from 1960 [...]

How to get what you want

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here’s one more golden nugget of advice for this month. “Write it down, make it happen.” Actually, that’s the title of an excellent book by Henriette Anne Klauser. Write It Down, Make It Happen: Knowing What You Want—And Getting It! The most successful people in the world have a habit of writing down their goals and reviewing them on a daily and weekly basis. Part of developing a well-rounded financial [...]

Sometimes dad is right

By |February 15th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Have you ever been given this advice? “Buy your car with cash.” Maybe you got hooked by those “End of Year Sales” a few months ago. But cars can definitely put a dent (ha!) in your financial reserves. You have the cost of the car, the maintenance, the insurance, and of course, the fuel. It can easily add up to thousands of dollars within one year. The first car I had [...]

Two questions to ask yourself in 2020

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We’re already nearing the end of the second month of the year, believe it or not. And I’d like to switch gears a bit by asking you two questions: 1) What can you live with this year? 2) What can you live without? As we become older, we often become more introspective. Sometimes, for instance, it really does seem appropriate to live under the old axiom, “Whomever Dies With [...]

How to increase your income Part 2

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Today we finish our “The 20 Day Financial Fitness Challenge.” Getting into financial shape requires discipline, commitment, and some creativity. We’ve covered a lot of different ways you can improve your financial status. We hope you got some great ideas from it. And we’ll cross the finish line with a few more ways to increase your income: 1. Start up a side hustle business Side hustle businesses are those you [...]

How to increase your income Part 1

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

With today’s “Gig Economy,” it’s easier than ever to bring in a few more dollars per month than before. Which leads us to our final tips for “The 20 Day Financial Fitness Challenge” – Action Step #10: Increase Income. If you would like an extra $500 or more per month, here are some ideas: 1. Become an Uber or Lyft driver If you have a car, you can jump on [...]

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