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Category: Money Making

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, December 06, 2018

If You Want to Be Rich, Change Your Money Mindset / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Jared_Dillian

I am the child of two public servants.

Growing up, I thought making $80,000 a year was a big deal. Sure, there were doctors and lawyers in town. And I knew they were wealthier—but I couldn’t put an exact number on it.

I didn’t know what a “trader” did either. I hadn’t even heard of the term, let alone “portfolio manager,” “investment banker,” or even “management consultant.” Anyone who said they were going to get into business was weird.
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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Using Crowdfunding As Part Of A Comprehensive Personal Finance Strategy / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Larissa_James

Crowdfunding is being used for everything these days, from launching promising startups to affording education. As you chart out your personal financial goals and the plan that you need to achieve them, you may find yourself wondering about the possibilities for crowdfunding to help you in your own life. This is especially true if you’re struggling with debt or if you can’t seem to get solid footing for yourself when it comes to paying your bills.

In some cases, crowdfunding is the right way to go, but you have to know what you’re doing; otherwise, you’ll earn zero donations, and you might damage your reputation in the process.

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Personal_Finance

Monday, June 22, 2015

What You Need Instead of Income / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Investment_U

Alexander Green writes: The conventional wisdom is that everyone needs income .

If you’re like most Americans, you have mortgage payments, car payments, insurance payments, utility payments, credit card payments and perhaps even student loan payments.

You wouldn’t survive long in our modern world without income. At least, that’s what most people believe.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

5 Women Who Made Me Rich and What They Can Teach You / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Don_Miller

My grandmother refused to share the heart-wrenching details until I was in the Marine Corps. I’d heard bits and pieces about my ne’er-do-well father but didn’t fully grasp the devastation he’d left behind until Grandmother spilled the story with tears in her eyes:

Your father never worked. After you were born he stole all the money in the house, vanished, and was never seen again. Fortunately your mother had gone back to work earning $8 per week.

However, one of the worst parts was: the store repossessed your baby carriage because your father stole the money your mother had saved to pay it off.

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Personal_Finance

Friday, November 15, 2013

Living on Two Paychecks or on Too Many Expectations? / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Don_Miller

A good friend once asked me, "How come in the 1950s, you could support a family on a single paycheck, but now my wife and I both have to work to make ends meet?" I'd heard this question many times before. People give countless answers, from the Fed's inflationary policies to the lack of decent-paying manufacturing jobs. Usually, the explanations suggest macroeconomic shifts and major policy changes. And sure, those explanations are a part of it, but folks rarely mention increased expenses and heightened expectations.

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Personal_Finance

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A Million Dollars Isn’t What It Used to Be / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Don_Miller

We all share a common goal: to grow our nest eggs and make sure they last over the long haul. Our generation was taught to live off the interest and never touch the principal, but interest rates for CDs and Treasuries no longer allow for that. Frankly, they don’t even keep up with inflation, so we have to invest our money elsewhere if we want it to last.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

How to Marry a Millionaire… And Not Die a Pauper / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Don_Miller

A recent article penned by Jeff Sommer for The New York Times noted that in 1953, when How to Marry a Millionaire – one of Marilyn Monroe's more endearing comedic performances – debuted, $1 million was worth much more than it is now. It was the equivalent of $8.7 million in today's dollars.

Much like the old gray mare who is past her prime, a million dollars sure ain't what it used to be. In 1953, a family with a net worth of $1 million easily resided in the top 1% of all US households; now they're just in the top 10%.

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InvestorEducation

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Most Amazing Business and Investment Story of Our Time / InvestorEducation / Money Making

By: Investment_U

Alexander Green writes: If your son dropped out of college before getting a degree and without taking a single business class, joined a far-left commune dedicated to progressive ideals, and made no secret of his heartfelt belief that business is all about greed, selfishness and exploitation, what would you say the odds are that he would found and run a Fortune 500 company with $12 billion in annual sales and gross yearly profit of more than $4 billion?

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Recycle Your Old Mobile Phone and Make Money / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: MoneySupermarket

Six months on from moneysupermarket.com's first annual 'National Recycle Your Phone Week', savvy moneysupermarket.com users have recycled almost 20,000 old mobile handsets, making an average of £43* per person.

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Personal_Finance

Thursday, July 03, 2008

How to Get Rich / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: wikiHow

It seems that everyone wants to get rich. There are books out on that subject, classes that are headed by someone who can show you an easy way to get rich, rich people willing to drop advice on how to get rich, and many other schemes that guarantee you will get rich fast. Getting rich is one of the main goals of most people, and while it is never easy, there are some sensible techniques that will increase your chances of getting rich.

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Personal_Finance

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

How to Profit from Christmas Spending / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: MoneyFacts

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleSamantha Owens, Head of Personal Finance at Moneyfacts.co.uk - the leading independent financial comparison, site comments: “Believe it or not there are only 10 weeks before Christmas. Looking round the shops, even now, you can see the decorations starting to dominate the floor. Shops are ready for the festive season, so why not prepare your own finances too? By making the most of the credit card deals available, you could even profit from your Christmas spending.

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Personal_Finance

Sunday, March 25, 2007

The Law of Attraction, The Secret, and The Science of Getting Rich Revealed / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Submissions

Now that we have a better understanding of the Law of Attraction, it is no surprise why so many people struggle with regards to money. It is been said that "the rich get richer while the poor get poorer". This is actually the Law of Attraction in action. Because the wealthy have money, they often think about how to best use their money and hence they attract more money.

The poor on the other hand often think about their present lack of money and unfortunately, that also attracts lack into their lives. Currently, 96% of the world's wealth is being earned by just 1% of the population!

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Economics

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

The Root Cause Of Unemployment - Part 1: Destroying the Wage Fund / Economics / Money Making

By: Professor_Emeritus

A REVISIONIST THEORY AND HISTORY OF MONEY

Introduction
Economists have failed to find the root cause of unemployment. Keynesians have looked for it in the paucity of government debt. Friedmanites have tried to blame it on the inadequacy of central bank credit. Both orthodoxies were promoted, one after another, as state religion in the United States, with appalling results: destabilizing foreign exchanges, interest rates, prices; wiping out nine-tenth of the purchasing power of the dollar; even more of the value of bonds; not to mention the triggering of an avalanche of debt.

The Austrian school maintains that unemployment is the result of the high-wage policies of governments such as minimum-wage legislation and granting monopoly power to trade unions. However, this policy is more the effect than the cause. It prices less productive labor out of the market. We are looking for causes that hits the high-productivity end of the spectrum as well.

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Personal_Finance

Monday, January 29, 2007

YouTube to Share Revenue with Content Providers - Make Money from your Home Movies / Personal_Finance / Money Making

By: Shahla_Walayat

In a video interview posted on the Youtube site, the CEO Chad Hurley, declares intentions of sharing advertising revenues with content providers. "In terms of paying users revenue against content they're uploading, we're definitely going to move in that direction," said Chad Hurley.

The intention is to continue to build and maintain the user base before the switch to an advertiser driven service - "We didn't want to build a system that was motivated by monetary reward. When you start giving money to people from Day One ... the people you do attract will just switch to the next provider that's paying more," he said. "We feel we're at the scale now that we'll be able to do that and still have a true community around video." He said.

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