Category: Financially Elite Blog

The Mysterious Mojo of Compounding Interest

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It’s no secret that there is a type of magic in Compounding Interest. This is the reason I plan to decipher compounding interest, so that smarter decisions can be made financially.   Everyone knows that financial planning and personal finance can get a bit boring.  On the other hand, consumerism and inheriting new debt is at an […]

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3 Steps in Personal Development that Help with Money Matters

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Guest Post by Mariana Issues with money or personal finance are some of the most challenging and stressful ones out there. Dealing with money problems can be particularly difficult if you little experience with financial management on your own.    Money is a daunting thing. While it is important to understand the specifics of interest, […]

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The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People

Today, I want to take a look at the 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People and what makes them successful.  By now, I’m sure you’ve realized that I’ve been inspired from the readings of Steven R. Covey’s, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People“.     If you’ve never studied any of Covey’s earlier work, I highly […]

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Can You Really Afford It?

Can You Really Afford It?

It’s amazing to me how much people spend most of their discretionary income on things that don’t actually matter.  Want to see an example?  Try going to a major mall or even a designer store and just observe how people shop.  Pretend you are a reporter about to do a research article on people’s spending […]

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How I Live Without Credit Cards

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  It’s been about three years since I’ve had my last credit card and that can make many people cringe.  How do I do it?  How am I living like this?  Am I not ruining my credit without holding them?  I’m going to give you a transparent look into what it really takes to live […]

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Driving Too Much Car? The Simple Car Principle

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Ok, I know, just about everyone or at least someone you know has a car.  A car is a very useful tool to get us from point A to B and many times as an enjoyable voyage.  Having said that, have you ever thought to think just about if you are driving a little too […]

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Finding Your Intrinsic Value

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Fresh off a fantastic and awe inspiring trip to the French Polynesian Islands, it really perpetuated me to write a post about really digging deep and finding that true intrinsic value from within.  So, just what is intrinsic value and how do we define it for ourselves?   According to one Wikipedia entry, “An intrinsic […]

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Learn to Reward Yourself

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There are so many people today that really adhere to the discipline of building their financial wealth taking it one step at a time and seeing results.  However, they are many out there that believe you just save, save, save and live a frugal lifestyle and making nothing but sacrifices financially.  If you are one […]

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How I Got Rid of the Plastic

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  Today, I want to take you on what has been my personal journey with little plastic cards of debt, mainly credit cards.  Do note that these cards represent a lot more than what most people take them at for face value.  In fact, these little cards have been responsible for putting people further and […]

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A New Year Upon Us: Reflecting on 2010

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Well, we’ve come down to the end of another year and if you’re like me, can feel the winds of change coming with another New Year in the making.  Yes, believe it or not, 2011 is much closer than most of us think.  We’ll have time for the holidays and then after that the dawning […]

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Minimize Consumerism This Christmas

Minimize Consumerism This Christmas

I just wanted to open this post by saying that it’s getting really close to Christmas and the holidays and I know quite few people out there have much on their mind in order to satisfy others through the annual ritual of giving out gifts this season.  I’m just hoping that you’ll be very mindful […]

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Being Happy in the Now

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Many People Don’t get it Let me ask you a simple question and I guess I can expect a reasonable answer, but are you happy currently in the now part of your life?  I will go ahead and explain this fully throughout this post on why I even asked such a vague question and it […]

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Enjoy A Debt Free Life On Your Own Terms

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Do you have the habit of buying things on credit, which are not necessary. Are you finding it hard to pay off your credit bills? Are you getting harassing calls from your creditors? If youanswered yes to any of these questions, then you should immediately take some steps to find ways to pay off your […]

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Building Wealth Through Financial Freedom!

Building Wealth Through Financial Freedom!

Benjamin Franklin once quoted that ‘fools make feasts and wise men eat them’…

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Blog Giveaway Winners Announced!

Blog Giveaway Winners Announced!

Well, the first Blog Giveaway on FEB was a success and I went ahead and picked the winners and also informed them as well as sent out their prizes. We had 62 individual and valid entries and just wanted to say thanks to all who participated. So, without any further wait, here are the winners […]

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How to Become Financially Elite

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Maybe by now, you maybe asking exactly what being financially elite means. You may wonder what you can do ensure that you won’t have to worry about money period. For you to be in the part of the financially elite group, you are going to need to learn the ways to get yourself there. Being […]

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Blog Giveaway Going on Now!

Blog Giveaway Going on Now!

2 Copies of Total Money Makeover Book and Third Winner Gets a $10 Amazon Gift Card Update: Blog Giveaway is now Closed! I’m happy to announce that I’m having a blog giveaway this month and I’m not only giving away one but 2 (two) Free copies of Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover hard cover book.  […]

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Blog Theme Change – Like It?

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Well, it’s been a good little hiatus on Financially Elite Blog while I worked on getting the blog theme changed to something more in tune and a little more of a modern twist.  I’ve got to say that I do enjoy the theme change and the ease of use and customization available with a premium […]

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