Entrepreneur Lessons Learned From Moving

  There are lessons available from all types of experiences. I dislike moving with a passion, but always learn something from the experience. When I moved last year, I learned quite a bit of how to smooth the process, see those lessons here. This time I learned some great entrepreneurial lessons.   1) Double the tasks you plan to complete. I knew that as I moved my internet would be…

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Escaping the Cubicle Isn’t About Traveling

  For me, they’ve got it wrong. Most of the time, coaches, consultants and other entrepreneurs who teach on building a business to escape the cubicle brag about how they can travel and how often. I was looking at some sites and just started feeling like seriously?! All the pictures of them riding a camel in some foreign desert. Or backpacking in some foreign rainforest. Or bragging about sleeping in a new…

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Money Calendar: A Key Financial Tool You Should Be Using

What’s a money calendar? Never heard of this financial tool? Let’s start here. Have you ever said … “I just need a way to get a handle on all my bills. It’s not that I didn’t have the money I just forgot about it. I thought it was due next week.” These are statements I often hear from clients and readers about their bills and paying bills. They accounted for…

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3 Key Concepts to Teach Children About Money and Entrepreneurship

It’s a question that many have: how early can I start teaching my child about money? The answer is much earlier than you think. Some of my earliest memories deal with my Sebastian (from The Little Mermaid) piggy bank and money lessons from my mom. All this before I ever bought anything. Those lessons about how money and saving works stuck with me. As soon as your children seem curious…

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5 Tips to Afford the Services and Items You Want or Need

  Are you familiar with the common phrase when you know better do better? If only it was that easy. Sometimes you know of actions that you should take to better your health, better your career, progress your money or advance your business, but you simply don’t have the funds in order to do it. How can you afford the services and items you want or need? How can you…

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10 Crucial Items for Your Home and Mobile Office

  As an entrepreneur, I need a home and mobile office. When I first started, I figured it would be a piece of cake, after all, I mostly studied at home during graduate school. When I went to the library or another external study space, I was mobile. I figured this wouldn’t be much different. However, having a home office or a mobile office takes a special kind of organization…

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3 Tips to Successfully Achieve Financial Goals Next Year

Although you may be in a season where you’re spending more money than usual, now is actually a great time to craft your financial plan for next year. If you want to successfully achieve your financial goals, write out your financial plan now. If you’re an entrepreneur you’ve hopefully been in this mode for quite a while with your business, but did you remember to do this with your personal…

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Your Why Is More Important Than Money

Imagine you’ve been working very hard on a project or business in order to make a difference and earn more money (professionals stick with me, the lesson is for you too). You’ve put in years of work, blood, sweat, and tears. You just made a move that has made you millions and will continue to make millions more and … you’re not happy.   I just read an article about…

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The Major Mistake You’re Making with Personal and Business Money

  If you have a business or a side hustle you want to turn into a business, then let’s talk about a major money mistake that happens often and how to avoid it. Revenue from a business is a great way to rake in more income or the path to living life on your own terms. Perhaps you’re selling a product or offering services. It’s been hard work, many sleepless…

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Paying Estimated Income Taxes

If you’re employed by someone else you filled out a W2 or W4. The employer then deducts payroll taxes such as social security tax, medicare tax, federal income tax, state income tax etc. However, if you have a side business or are completely self-employed the government still wants their share of the money.   If you’re self-employed and have a sole proprietorship, an LLC or you are an independent contractor…

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