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How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

But there are some tricky avenues of a new marriage to tackle, such as learning to live with each other’s house-habits. Markdown your shared monthly income as well as a list of your monthly expenses. Learn how to problem-solve effectively.

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Non-Mortgage Debt and Working in Retirement | Main | Foreign Born in the U.S.  discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.

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Can Vocational Training Help In Redefining Success?

Dumb Little Man

For decades, the advice was the same: Get an education, graduate, get a job, get married, buy a house, start a family, work until you are 65, and then retire comfortably. The cost of getting a college education has gone out of hand. Learning Success

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Simple Money Hacks That Every Millennial Needs To Know

Dumb Little Man

With many of us held captive to large student loans and ever-increasing living costs, it isn’t uncommon to find ourselves with $5 left in our bank accounts at the end of the week and with little to show for it. Necessities include expenses like groceries, rent, utilities, and fuel.

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How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

This percentage might sound too big, but once you list down all your fixed monthly expenses, everything will certainly make sense. You might feel like you’re too young to be saving up for your retirement but time flies so fast and before you know it, you haven’t saved enough for your future.

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Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. That’s like being able to attend a workshop given by an expert authority three times a week and learn how to improve your business without paying a penny. We want you to learn, to better your business, to succeed. Businesspeople understand investment, as opposed to cost.

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Playing Great Defense With Money

Dumb Little Man

Gaining financial independence won’t happen overnight, nor will it happen only by knowing how to cut costs. Defense is where you learn what you truly need and hone your sense of discipline. The really good business manager doesn’t wake up in the morning and say ‘Today I am going to cut costs’ any more than he wakes up and decides to practice breathing.” -Warren Buffett. If you cut costs, you immediately keep that money. See Also: 5 Ways to Cut Down on Your TV Costs.

2017 162

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

In fact, I intentionally allowed it to be more painful than necessary by going through the process faster and cutting expenses more deeply. There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

Productivity Bits

The most difficult part of dealing with an unsteady income is learning how to manage your money. Retirement Benefits. Contributions to a retirement plan are usually matched by an employer, and many businesses offer pensions and other benefits to ease the transition into old age. While the self-employed can invest in a tax-sheltered, individual retirement account, there are no matching contributions made from an outside benefactor.

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Should City Governments and other Businesses look to Virtual Services to Save Money?

Tips From T. Marie

The article discussed how the City of Hickory, NC proposed offering early retirement to 84 of their employees. Reading the details of what would be offered in exchange for taking the early retirement deal didn’t really strike me as a wonderful option for those 84 people., Converting an in-office worker to a telecommuting employee saves money by reducing overhead costs. Are you a current employee interested in learning more about working virtually?

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About Dementia: The Silent Epidemic

Dumb Little Man

Today, most people live well beyond childhood, their childbearing years, and even retirement. We all know that dementia care is expensive. One study found that it was 80% more expensive than caring for someone with cancer. The most basic care can cost $70,000 per year.

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How to Know When to Quit

Dumb Little Man

We're often encouraged, from an early age, to stick with our projects at all costs – even when we're totally fed up. If all you can think about is the day when you'll finally graduate from college, or finally retire, then it's worth thinking about whether this is the right course for you.

2010 285

Are Your Friends Sabotaging Your Business?

Men With Pens

So when she sent me this guest post that outlines some of her learning curve lessons as a new freelancer, I was thrilled – here was someone who’d gone from zero to being a confident writer who could stand up for herself, and for her business.

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Not all accountants are created equal (how do you choose an.

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Low cost accountants may not always mean that quality of services is lower. E-Mail me or follow me.

2006 207

Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Roberta, Hopefully, everyone -- no matter the age -- will learn important lessons such as being more resourceful, networking and being resilient. We can learn so much from history, but as soon as things start to do well again, we seem to forget everything we learned.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Book Review: The Retail Doctor's.

Service Untitled

Expressive : Spontaneous, good negotiator,and learns by doing. The woman was retired, on a fixed income and now had a new puppy. Less expensive products were offered, but Jane kept coming back to her original choice, and just wanted to think about it.

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