Category: Secrets to Being Rich

Money Saving Tip:  Take the Time to Ask

Money Saving Tip: Take the Time to Ask

Most of us are always on the lookout for a money saving tip.  Today, we wanted to talk about a daily money life action that, over time, can save money to your budget in a big way.  I must admit, I’ve found the power of asking to be a valuable tactic, even when the savings […]

September 6, 2016 | By More
Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Sometime ago we published a blog that provided the first secret to being rich – living below your means.  While leafing through Dr. Niven’s The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People, I thought his statement on page 70, “Success is Formula, Not Fantasy,” got my attention.  To be more specific, the part that says that […]

July 19, 2016 | By More
How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy

How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy

Last week, I wrote a LinkedIn post entitled How to Be Happy In Life When You Feel Grumpy.  I was prompted to write the piece for several reasons.  Of late, it seems that the perspective of embracing a positive attitude has been lacking in our public discourse.  Plus, I’ve recently reflected on the impact that […]

April 5, 2016 | By More
How to Enjoy Success in Life and Business:  Take Notes

How to Enjoy Success in Life and Business: Take Notes

The simplest ideas are the ones we don’t think of doing.  Richard Branson, founder at Virgin Group, wrote an interesting Post last month on LinkedIn regarding taking notes.  It was in the context of women more often than not take notes in meetings as society expects the “office housework” to fall to them.  Branson argues […]

March 5, 2015 | By More
Secret to Success:  Become More Focused

Secret to Success: Become More Focused

Let’s face it; we all have a lot of balls flying in the air. Some people may say the skill of multi-tasking is what gets you through.  But, we think is has more to do with the ability to focus on one task at a time.  In that way, it seems the probability for success […]

March 3, 2015 | By More
Can You Save and Grow Rich?

Can You Save and Grow Rich?

One of the key concepts in financial literacy is learning the principle of saving.  In fact, it’s part of the five point equation which includes:  saving, spending, sharing, investing, and identity theft.  As important as saving is to bring a balance to your money lifestyle, we have to ask the question:  Can you save and […]

November 10, 2014 | By More
How to Be a Positive Money Role Model

How to Be a Positive Money Role Model

We all have role models in our life.  And, when it comes to how money is handled both in our personal and professional life, we are surrounded by role models, aren’t we?  Have you ever stopped to think what a role model really is and how he or she impacts our perspective on money lifestyle […]

April 21, 2014 | By More
Financial Success Needs a Plan

Financial Success Needs a Plan

Yesterday when I talked about visiting the Field Museum in Chicago, I did see one of my favorite exhibits which I always find really interesting.  It’s the Inside Ancient Egypt exhibit located at the ground level.  In college, I had the opportunity to study Egyptology, and it’s always been an area of fascination to me. As […]

April 9, 2014 | By More
Wealth is Built $1 at a Time

Wealth is Built $1 at a Time

Over the weekend, I visited the Chicago Museum Campus.  If you’re not familiar with this area of the City of Chicago, let me share.  It is the area off south Lake Shore Drive that has three museums:  Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and Field Museum. I specifically went to the Field Museum, and the weather was […]

April 8, 2014 | By More
Pay Yourself First:  The Secret to Financial Success

Pay Yourself First: The Secret to Financial Success

There isn’t anyone reading today’s Post that doesn’t want a different financial situation.  As we have talked about before, the level of rich all depends on the person.  But, the end game is still the same no matter if your goal is meeting the bills or creating a comfy cushion in your bank account.  Where […]

April 7, 2014 | By More