How to Overcome Insecurity as an Online Business Owner or Blogger

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When you’re the boss and running the show, learning how to overcome insecurity is part of being in the online world. Sadly, no one provides you with a crystal ball or your personal psychic that can help you understand what to expect from month-to-month. You could lose a major client, deal with an unexpected internal issue, or …

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How to Create a Mint Budget and 5 Other Steps for Getting Ahead

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Are you interested in learning how to create a Mint budget using Mint.com? This free budget planning software is something that I’ve used to manage my personal finances for several years. The only problem though is that I never quite figured out what all the little tabs and shortcuts were. It works great for creating a monthly budget of …

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Saving for Retirement: Investing in a Roth IRA When You’re Self-Employed

There are many awesome benefits to working for yourself, but there is one big pitfall compared to being an employee: saving for retirement. You don’t get the traditional benefits of having an employer match your 401(k) contributions, allowing you to get “free money”. However, just because you’re a self-employed business owner or blogger doesn’t mean you can use that …

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6 Different Kinds of Budgets For People Who Hate Budgeting

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Different kinds of budgets can actually help or hurt your money. It’s true! Even if you despise budgeting, having the right kind of budget plan can help you stress less about money. I know, I know — the word “budget” is usually associated as four-letter word and prompts feelings of dread and complaining. Don’t worry, I too …

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How to Stop Being Broke and Finally Break the Cycle

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So you’re ready to stop being broke? You hate living paycheck-to-paycheck and want to change. Well, the first step towards changing your life and gaining control of your finances is to admit you want to change, and acknowledging how much you need to change. Only you have the power to change your financial situation. When it comes …

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