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8 Lessons I Learned Making $100,000 Online

I recently passed the $50,000-a-year earnings mark for online earnings, and I now make about $6,000 online every month. I do not like to talk about money, but I find throwing out figures like $6,000 per month piques interest rather quickly. Below are the nine steps that got me there:

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The Best Investment Is In Yourself

Whatever money I have left after food, housing, and clothes, I learn on Coursera. Education is an investment in oneself. I am not talking about a $120,000 degree from Cornell or Dartmouth, but what you learn and then put into practice. Education is an investment that can pay more dividends

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10 Retirement Stats You Need to Know About

Worried about retirement? You are not alone. A large number of workers nearing the end of their careers are learning that retirement is expensive and that older Americans simply are not prepared. If you are thinking of retiring in the not-so-distant future, here are a few facts you should be

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Why Some Smart, Hardworking People Never Become Successful

I believed that if smart people worked hard, they would eventually become successful. But as I grew older and began my career, I realized that this is not necessarily the case. Many people I knew who were intelligent and hard-working have gone on to have notable careers or start their

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Founding a Start-Up: Do Not Make These Mistakes

It has been two years since I started my job in private equity. Since then, I have worked with some fantastic individuals; Brian Rudolph from Banza, Daniel Katz from No Cow, and David Friedman from Epic Burger. Learning from these entrepreneurs drastically changed my views on what is important for

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Intermittent Fasting: Where to Start?

Most people eat five times a day — three meals and two snacks — to satisfy their hunger. After eating, blood sugar spikes and triggers the pancreas to release insulin into the blood. When you eat less frequently, less insulin is produced within the body. As a result, you are

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Intermittent Fasting: How It Changed My Life

Intermittent fasting is as it sounds. You are abstaining from calories for a period of time (usually 16 to 20 hours). There are a lot of intermittent fasting variations. I personally skip breakfast and lunch and only eat dinner at 7:00 P.M. After a few weeks of intermittent fasting, I

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Minimalism: How It Can Benefit Your Life Significantly

Minimalism is all about living with less. This includes fewer financial burdens such as debt and unnecessary expenses. For many minimalists, this is about getting rid of excess stuff and living life based on experiences rather than possessions. Minimalism looks different for everyone. For me, I paid down $75,000 in student loans and traveled to

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The Art of Making Tough Decisions

The art of making tough decisions is a topic that is always worth revisiting while you develop into a leader. To help you make these decisions more confidently in your career, business, or personal life, I have condensed down my decision-making process into the steps below: 1. Evaluate If The

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The Three Types of Businessmen

I see a lot of people say that they want to be a businessman or entrepreneur. They talk about it, but do not really give it much thought. Insofar as I know, there are only three types of businessmen: builders, middlemen, and investors. 1. Builders Classic examples are Mark Zuckerberg

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The Four Kinds of Capital

When people think about capital, they think about a stack of money. There are in fact four types of capital which I will explain below: 1. Financial Capital Financial capital is just a pile of money. It is the accumulation of money and other assets that can be used to

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