This past weekend the National Geographic channel had a special television episode dedicated to Warren Buffet’s life and the investment strategies that have made him one of the richest men in the world.
The segment was called, Warren Buffet – The Modern Midas. I would suggest recording this episode and taking notes (I am sure it will be aired again). What works for Buffet has worked for others and he’ll tell you how to repeat his results.
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We’ve come to the end of another great spring week and there has been a ton of great personal finance content shared all over the web. Here are some of my favorite reads from across the personal finance blogosphere.
If you read an epic post this week about personal finances then please share the wealth in the comment section below. Let’s talk about finances and share new ideas with epic content! Enjoy these posts and take notes. [click to continue…]
Everyone has good habits and bad habits. The rich and the poor have many in common. Here are ten bad habits that poor people have and what the rich do differently.
This post is the fourth of our millionaires series (plus the original, How to be Rich). Read the other articles listed below to see if you are living by the same values young millionaires commit to. [click to continue…]
Unfortunately most people don’t realize that the profile of the affluent is frugal, frugal, and frugal. Frugal is the cornerstone and capstone of a millionaire lifestyle.
This post is the third of our millionaires series. Read the other articles listed below to see if you are living by the same values young millionaires commit to. [click to continue…]
Welcome to the third edition to Hand Up Hand Out! Shared Financial Success’s mission is to bridge the communication gap between people who need financial help and the people who can give helpful advice in the realm of personal finance. Let’s bounce around ideas and lean on one another when we have questions about frugal living, shrinking debt, taking on a mortgage, putting kids through college, saving for retirement, and building wealth.
Why Hand Up Hand Out?
Hand Up Hand Out is a new weekly community post. I have been trying to think of ways to get people to break the silence about personal finance topics and I hope that this weekly community post will help ignite conversation and provide value to everyone.
Question of the week
Everyone is just a phone call away. Nearly everyone has a cell phone these days and even if your job hunting you need a phone to land an interview. This weeks question is about cutting cell phone and wireless plan costs. Here are a couple questions to ponder. Please share your thoughts in comment section below.
With a plethora of cell phone options and pricing plans, which ones are best for your wallet?
Are smart phones a smart investment?
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Podcasts seem to be hit or miss. Some are really great and some leave much to be desired. Last week I set out to discover some quality personal finance podcasts and here are some of the things I learned.
- At first there seems to be many choices but the personal finance niche is a podcast graveyard.
- The overall quality varies greatly from podcast to podcast.
- Coming up with a top 10 isn’t tough because there are very few good choices.
I was surprised at first to find 180 podcasts related to personal finance. Upon further inspection I found that many of my findings were not in fact about personal finances. I also found that most of the podcasts were outdated. Many of them either had only a couple episodes or they had stopped recording new episodes a few years ago.
After combing through the personal finance graveyard I narrowed down my results to my top 10. Nearly every one of my picks has recent recordings except for a couple. I also took into consideration if the podcast was entertaining and easy to listen to or if it was boring. Check out my top 10 for more details of each podcast. [click to continue…]
Giving away ones wealth requires a frugal mind to pause and pivot toward the benefit of another human. Many of us who are savvy savers are so focused on growing the bank account, clipping coupons, and investing wisely that we lose site of the bigger picture, humanity.
“You can’t have a perfect day without doing something for someone who’ll never be able to repay you.” ~ John Wooden
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