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83 Ways To Be Smarter With Money While You're Still Young

83 Ways To Be Smarter With Money While You're Still Young

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How Much to Tip a DJ When you hire a DJ for an event, you are paying a flat fee for her services. According to the American Disc Jockey Association, this fee can range from $350 to over $5,000. So why should you tip the DJ on top of that? DJs are in the service industry, where giving a tip to service providers is common practice, particularly because tips go directly to the DJ, rather than the company as a whole. However, it is still at your discretion whether or not to tip the DJ. Experienced DJ Bill Smith offers some points to factor in when determining how much to tip the DJ in his article, "Hiring a DJ: Points to Consider."

Home Page This wiki is a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker. Topics that can be explored here include MemoryTechniques, MentalMath, CriticalThinking, BrainStorming, ShorthandSystems, NotebookSystems, and SmartDrugs. Other relevant topics are also welcome. SiteNews Wiki Topics 7 Rules of Wealth Building Part 2 Wealth Building Rule 5: Do Something You Love and Get Paid for It I remember going into college and being surrounded with people who wanted to be artists, scientists, and businessmen, but instead did what their parents or grandparents told them to do. There is no honor in being a doctor or a lawyer if you wake up every morning and hate your job. Pick a profession you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life. Wealth Building Rule 6: Understand the Money Myth Money is nothing more than a piece of paper with the image of a long-dead person on it.

30 Financial Moves Before 30- Ideas Worth Trying January 13, 2011, 6:00 amby:MD Category:Miscellaneous I started reading the Art of Non-Conformity the other day and the idea of the life list/bucket list got me thinking again. I started thinking about my bucket list for what I want to accomplish before I turn 30 (in 7 years). Then I started to get more specific. I started thinking about what I want to accomplish financially before 30. Then I realized that my mind was all over the place.

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Take Control of Your Budget Your credit score and report could make a difference of tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in your life time. If you follow a few simple financial management rules that give you good credit, you will likely see a big discount on many of your future purchases big and small, like cars, a home or even a couch. You also likely won't be denied the opportunity to own your own home, buy a car, or even rent an apartment or get that new job. Why is that? 24 Quick Actions You Can Do Today That Can Change Your Financial Life Forever Note: This is a post from Adam Baker, founder of Man Vs. Debt. Last week, while I was talking about our new You Vs. Debt class, we touched on the “status quo” of our Upside-Down Nation. We talked about our obsession with the debt-fueled life path and how it’s keeping millions trapped.

Day 1: Step 2 Cash Flow When you think about the flow of money in your life, some obvious markers probably come to mind: payday, bill due dates, grocery trips, shopping sprees, nights out and more. If we step back from these specific events and take a big-picture view, we might see that money flows in and out of our lives in three ways: Paying close attention to your cash flow will allow you to grow that last bucket, savings. In order to maximize your savings, you’ll want to earn as much as you can, and spend as little as you can on the things that aren’t your top priorities.

Find the Power in Tracking Your Expenses One of the reasons budgets fail is because a crucial first (and ongoing) step is missed in the budgeting process: tracking your expenses. If you don't know what your starting point is, then there's little chance that you'll be able to harness your cash flow to your benefit. Here are a few tips to help you track your expenses effectively, then transform your current cash flow into a well-oiled budgeting machine. Step One: Don't Budget & Blog Archive 21 Practical ways to save money Wednesday, July 9th, 2008...12:50 pm 21 Practical ways to save money Jump to Comments

13 Business Books That Will Blow Your Mind Having never taken a business class in college I find that I read and listen to a lot of business books to round out my education. The books usually aren't "How to Manage Your Cash Flow" but rather get me to rethink the way I run my business, which--despite no business classes or diploma--continues to be in business 13 plus years after I started it. In that time, here are 13 of the books that had the biggest impact on how I run my business (in no particular order): Building a Household Budget: Where to trim the “fat” "A necessary evil" is a quote from one article I read about setting up a household budget. I agree. Making a budget is not a fun job, but it really helps control household expenses. Every business has a budget; a household should be treated the same way. Making one puts you in better control of your money and also makes it easier for you to find places to save throughout the year.

29 Steps I Took to Leave the Workforce at Age 29 Today is my last day at work! No more corporate rat race for me. I’ve been planning an early retirement for as long as I can remember.