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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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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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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Make The Most Out of Tax Free Weekend

Here in the U.S., summer is quickly coming to a close. Many great things happen around this time, one of which is Tax Free Weekend. Tax Free Weekend is when the government gives it’s hard working taxpayers a break on necessary items and eliminates sales taxes for a weekend. The first sales tax free weekend was in New York state in 1997. This is done to promote shopping or consumerism…

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Which Is The Best Tablet for Productivity?

I’ve been debating getting a tablet. I’m all about being green and saving green so a tablet that can act as an e-reader and allow me to be productive on the go. I LOVE reading so I thought this was an amazing idea. Also, I figured digital books should be more cost-effective, save space and be more green. Perfect right? Save money, space and the environment. However, this isn’t exactly…

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How to Handle Inconsistent Income

No matter your income level, you need a spending plan. It’s not how much money, it’s how you work it. You may have seen the reports that a huge company like Wal-Mart and others didn’t meet their projections last quarter. Two points or takeaways for you: 1) They had projections of how much revenue (for you likely  income) they were going to have. 2) Sometimes things don’t go according to…

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Are Dangerous to Your Money.

Many people look at new year’s resolutions as a good thing. They make vows to get healthy, save more money, spend less money, give up vices or bad habits and more. Do these all sound great to you? Most people would say yes. However, all of the above are bad resolutions. Why do you ask? Because they are all too vague!   What exactly is meant by get healthy? Are…

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