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The Simple Way to Save Enough Money for Your Dream Goals

Stop dreaming about a house, a car, or a wonderful vacation. Make those big purchases real with this simple long-term savings strategy.

How to Move From Being Busy to Actually Getting Things Done

Being busy feels good — but it's not the same as being productive. Here's how to slow the pace and still get more done.

How to Make Your Fortune: Become Your Own Hero

Your average fictional hero can teach us a lot about living in the real world, starting with understanding motivation and goals, and finding a way to reach them.

Best Money Tips: Tips for End of Year Tax Planning

Today we found some fantastic articles on tips for end of year tax planning, ways to reduce risk in 2014, and the basic principles for growing wealth.

Want to Have Fun? Give Yourself a Deadline

You've read all sorts of tips and advice about setting goals and reaching them. Turns out they work pretty good for having fun, too.

Psychology of Money: How We Secretly Want People to Make Us Buy Things

A good financial plan includes planning and budgeting for both needs and wants. Don't let short term wants steal from those wants you really desire.

Don't Panic! How to Meet a Deadline

You can't cheat time; and hair pulling, sweating, and crying won't get it done, either. But you can meet a tight deadline with one or more of these tips.

Achieve More With Goal Sequencing

What's the secret to achieving any goal you set? Breaking it down into many smaller sequential goals and tackling each one at a time. Here's how to do it.

Free Online Tools That Help Organize People

Organizing people ought to be easy, but there's good reason why the phrase "like herding cats" is so popular. Make things run smoothly with these tools.

For a Better Relationship With Money, Make Plans

What do you get when you tuck small plans inside of big plans? Financial success. Learn why.

5 Reasons Not to Delete Your Emails

One writer has found that keeping her emails has saved her time, frustration, and recently, over $300. Discover why a full inbox can be a good thing.

My Personal Productivity Rules...What Are Yours?

What's the best way to get more productive? Your way. Here's my list of personal productivity rules, a starting point for you to figure out your own.

How to Stick to an Exercise Plan

If you've set a goal to lose weight or get healthy through exercise, great! Make sure you achieve your goal by following these suggestions.

4 Tips for Living Spontaneously on the Cheap

It might seem like spontaneity is the enemy of frugality, but there are some simple ways to fit the fun of spontaneity into your frugal life.

The Ability To Execute Is Your Most Valuable Asset

Stop talking about it, planning for it, dreaming of it and start getting it done.

How to Ditch the Informational Meeting

Meetings, especially informational or status update meetings, can be a real drag on productivity. Learn how to make them action-oriented, instead.

Best Money Tips: Late Retirement Planning Tips

Today we found some great articles on late retirement planning tips, how to hedge against gas price increases, and clever ways to pay for your kids' college.

Can You Survive a Double Dip Recession?

Five questions you should be asking before the double dip arrives.

5 Ways To Make Time For Long-Term Projects

If you don't like project plans and planning, recall the 7 Ps: Proper Prior Planning Prevents Pitifully Poor Performance.

Is Just Leaving Some Slack Better Than a Plan?

Are you as tired as I am of personal finance sites saying that you've got to have a plan? If you're a planner, it's unnecessary advice, because you've got a plan. If you're not a