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A Side Hustle Could Be Your Best Investment

You can always find statistics that show our collective financial pains…unemployment rates, low minimum wage, can’t afford to retire, many people have less than $1,000 in savings, at a time when the average indebted household owes more than $16,000 on credit cards etc etc. The merry-go-round of depressing news never ends. But, what should we do? Lay down and die? Could a Side Hustle Be Your Best Investment Yet? While you can certainly settle for your salary and make the…

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Freedom My Story

Surveys show over 70% of people wish they could own their own business rather than work for someone else. So what stops people from launching a  biz? No useful ideas? no start up capital? no time?  no courage? The vast majority of us are raised in the employee paradigm. We are not taught the mental or emotional skills to start our own business. So what drives our urge to step away from the norm and become dedicated to own a…

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The 5 People Who Determine Your Income

You are always the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with. The late Jim Rohn taught that and he was an early mentor of mine.  If I wanted to find out how much income you earned, all I had to do was take the average income of your five closest friends and that would be your income! Initially when I first heard this, I refused to believe it was true. But as I thought about it, & paid…

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Retirement Income Planning

I’m not really laughing, but it is somewhat humorous that 34% of the populace look at winning the lottery in order to have a grand retirement. Can you afford to retire? How will you fund your retirement? (from BMO Financial Group survey, March 2014) • CPP (gvnmt pension): 90% • RRSPs: 88% • Part-time job: 59% • Sell home: 49% • Win lottery: 34% No one ever said growing old would be easy. Take for instance, the increased health concerns,…

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What’s Your Money Style?

Most of us start our money acquiring as an employee…responsible to a manager, & trading hours of our time for dollars. Most of us remain with this style of money. Some of us, as I did, by becoming a freelance performing musician, enter the world of the self employed or small business. Here we find out about tax breaks we weren’t allowed as employees.. but we are still in the “hours for dollars” money style. Show up, or no money. Doctors, Lawyers, hairdressers, landscapers, …

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Your Own Free Market

Free Market at it’s best, always benefits the most people as Milton Friedman explains in this video. What brings people together and induces them to co-operate and produce outcomes far more amazing than any individual can do alone?? Good question!! Fostering harmony and peace in the world is undeniably one of the global results. One of the most empowering business models of all time, that will elevate the average person’s life financially, is one that thrives in free market capitalism …Network Marketing. Average people are…

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Tax Relief

Tax pain! Tax relief! which one describes your life? Fact is, employees pay the highest percentage of taxes and have the least amount of legitimate write offs. Business owners, for understandable reasons, have more legitimate write offs. Filing your annual Tax Return can be fun! The Government allows significant tax breaks for part time Home Based Businesses because they contribute to the economy. Thousands of smart employees start a part time home business, spend a few hours a week building it…

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Freedom Today

Network marketing has many ways it can create great value for you. Network marketing is, at its core, a relationship business. It’s not a business that revolves around making sales; it is a business that revolves around making connections. It’s about establishing relationships, coaching and training, and teaching and mentoring. The actual day-to-day work of building a network is less like carving out a sales territory than it is like building a community.  What People Need People really need to learn how to build their own wealth. A young…

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