Debt Elimination Strategies

I have a friend who accumulated a lot of debt, and he was looking for some advice on how to pay it off. Since I was in the process of discussing debt elimination, I thought this would be a good time to share some of these ideas with you, too. Most people have some kind…

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February 2020 – Advice from a Great Investor and Philanthropist

John Rockefeller was born to a lower middle class family in upstate New York, and from a very young age was interested in business. He became one of the great American businessmen of the late 19th Century, and the world’s very first billionaire. Historically, he gained a reputation for being a ruthless titan, but few…

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How to Make $300 this Month

It’s hard to believe we are almost to the end of January. Have you made progress toward your financial goals for this year? Last week, I sent you a link to help plan how much money you need for retirement. This week, let’s start saving some money toward retirement. Let’s take that plan, and start…

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Saving For Retirement

How do I know if I’ll have enough money in retirement? I hear this question from you a lot. It’s an important question, and one you should be able to answer. If you are taking your first step toward financial freedom this month, it’s a good idea to know what goal you’re aiming at. Even…

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A Small Step to Financial Freedom

As we start off the new year, I want to leave you with some advice that has always helped me. Take a small step toward your goal right now! However, don’t try to do too much right away. Your journey to financial freedom is a marathon, not a sprint, but you need to take action…

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January 2020 – Financial Freedom in 2020

Happy New Year! Did you reach your financial goals for 2019, maybe even surpass them? If so, then well done! If you didn’t reach your goals for 2019, don’t let that discourage you. As the disclaimers on every financial product say: “Past performance is no indication of future results.” This is an encouraging truth. The…

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas is almost here! I hope you are planning to enjoy a relaxing holiday with your family and friends. In the past, I used to be paralyzed on deciding what gifts to buy. After a few years of practice, I put a system in place to help generate gift ideas that don’t break the bank.…

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December 2019 – Pay Raises and Benefits

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday! As we move into the final month of the year, I want you to take some time to relax with your family. During this holiday season, reward yourself for everything you’ve accomplished this year. However, I also want you to prepare for financial success in 2020. Paramount…

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Thanksgiving Day Deals

Thanksgiving is almost here! For many of us, this is a time to spend quality time with family and friends. If you’re the one hosting a Thanksgiving meal, it can be expensive. In the Washington, D.C. area, there are several promotions where you can get Thanksgiving Day food items for free. If you do a…

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November 2019 – Veterans Day Discounts

It’s hard to believe it’s already November! Veterans Day this year will host a large number of discounts, complimentary meals, and other benefits available to those who have served or who are currently serving. Here is a list of several benefits available today through Monday: 1. Complimentary meals. 2. Veteran discounts. 3. Special Amazon Prime…

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