Going on a journey is an educational experience. When you travel, you get to learn new things, appreciate new ways of thinking and you discover more about yourself as you discover what’s beyond your comfort zone.
All of us who are stuck in the rat race know the daily stress of work and the anxieties we have for our future even as we worry about the present issues that our families are struggling with. The chart of expenses below compares the expenses of the regular employee to their house helpers. The comparison may seem funny but the situation also tugs at reality in a major way.
Can you remember what your dream was when you were young? Did you want to become a doctor, an engineer or a movie star? What are you doing right now? Are you doing your dream job or did you settle for a job that is more financially rewarding? Continue reading Dream Job vs High-Paying Job
We are constantly dreaming and making wishes for what we want our future to be like but most of us procrastinate when it comes to actually writing down our plan for how to achieve our goals. We all know where we want to go but we don’t have a plan on how to get there. This causes us a lot of anxiety in our everyday lives. Continue reading How to Make S.M.A.R.T. Goals
One of the many frustrations many people have in their lives concern their physical health. We are obsessed with trying to achieve the perfect bodies similar to the models we see in magazines. But we are frustrated because most of us cannot afford the lifestyle required to achieve and maintain such a body. Similar to our goals of financial success, a perfect-looking body has also become a status symbol. Continue reading What is Your Current Level of Wellness?
Have you ever wondered whether having a credit card is good or bad for you? For most newbies in their first jobs, getting a credit card is a sign that they are finally independent! It is a cause for celebration and may cause many to eagerly take the irresponsible first swipe.
Most people dream of winning the lottery. However, did you know that according to several studies, 70% of lottery winners ended up broke within 5 years of winning? Similar studies also showed that the higher the amount of winnings, the higher the probability of getting bankrupt. Most lottery winners found themselves in even worse financial situation than before they became rich. So, where did it all go wrong?
We are all looking forward to changing our lives and ourselves for the better. We want to change some things in our life that we feel are not working for us. Continue reading 5 Steps to Create New Habits and Break Old Ones
Just a short time before Christmas day is upon us and if you’re still not done with your gift list, you might be stressing out. But all is not lost yet. There are still some gifts that you can make for your loved ones and friends without having to splurge. Some of them you can make at home too. Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas for Less
We often focus on our diet and fitness when we talk about health but this is just one aspect of wellness.
Credit cards can be a blessing and a curse. They allow you to spend for something even without cash on hand; but in the long run, if you don’t monitor your expenses well, you end up paying more than what you originally spent. And if you don’t monitor your swiping sprees wisely, you could end up in credit card debt. I had seen this happen to several friends but I never thought it would happen to me. Continue reading How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt
Do you want to become wealthy? The key to wealth is to master the wealth mindset. The difference between the rich and poor has nothing to do with the amount of money that they have in the bank; rather, it is all about their mindset. Your mindset is your set of beliefs and attitudes about certain areas in your life. If money is your concern, then chances are you have symptoms of a poverty mindset.