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 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Another "get rich quick" or solid advice?

Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:24 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 6785


I read an article about making creative "risky investments" and buying assets to pay for your toys and luxury items. This reminds me of Kiyosaki and his Rich Dad Poor Dad non-realistic ideas (which he of course made millions selling books and seminars about). What do you guys think this? h...

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: What Should I do?

 Post subject: Re: What Should I do?
Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:53 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 2069


Do you have any other programs you may have started years ago and forgotten? (maybe though a former work place etc). Sometimes these programs had great conditions locked in, and would be better than any program you could open these days.

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Real Companies that Will Pay You to Work from Home?

Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:48 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 1559


Check out the following forums, I know they have a lot of reviews on these kind of companies:

work-at-home-forum

whydowork

wahm

 Forum: Personal Finance   Topic: Saving Too Much ?

 Post subject: Re: Saving Too Much ?
Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:45 am 

Replies: 26
Views: 6518


It's really up to you to decide. I think the list peterjon posted is a nice rule of thumb. Also, take into account the level of life you would like to live after retirement (I.E retirement homes, travel etc) and see what level of saving will get you there. As others mentioned, it's also a question o...

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Learning to ask the right questions

Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:41 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 6182


I recently have felt very lost. I'm a computer repair tech, but I've hated the tech jobs I've had--not because of the technical component, but other aspects. I even semi-successfully ran my own business for a while, but hated it too! I was not good at it, I have trouble saying no to unreasonable re...

 Forum: Personal Development   Topic: Time management

 Post subject: Re: Time management
Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:37 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 11712


Things that made a big difference for me: - Wake up early, and get the most important things done before noon. - After you finish planning, make sure you concentrate at the task at hand at any given time and do what you planned. (gets much easier to do once you have it planned) Another thing is try ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: More big science news this weekend

Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:32 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 5065


Hahahaha nice!

VinTek wrote:
The first pictures are already back from Curiosity!

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What do you mean being just "theories" and not a fact?

Nothing is fact, everything is a theory :-) (that's a theory too)

 Forum: Tips, Tricks, Links, Pointers   Topic: Buying quality

 Post subject: Re: Buying quality
Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:34 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 7635


Cars these days have great warranties and financing. So in my case I'd go with the saying :"I'm not wealthy enough to buy cheap". I'd rather get a new reliable car with a 5 year warranty, paying a small monthly fee than buying a used car for half the price, and risking things going wrong d...

 Forum: Tips, Tricks, Links, Pointers   Topic: Talking to Parents about Money

Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:30 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 2290


Do you have any specific concern about their financial well being? (I.E they are not going to have big enough savings to last them a long time into retirement)

Or is it more of a general what if kind of thing?

Personally, in my family these things are pretty open.

 Forum: Tips, Tricks, Links, Pointers   Topic: Make use of “free” education

Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:27 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 5011


Many state schools have a lot of financial aid programs, practically giving students free education demonstrating financial need. After the 1'st year and pending academic achievements, a lot of scholarships also open up. I've known people who covered 100% of their tuition & board through grants ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: Pros&Cons between freelancer and entrepreneur?

Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:03 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3840


I would also say the mindset is very different...entrepreneurs usually start out new business ideas without knowing if they are going to pan out, whereas freelancers just decide to work at their profession and be their own bosses. Kind of like creating a job for yourself vs creating a new business T...
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