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How to Make Smart Financial Decisions

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3 things to keep in mind when making financial decisions, so you can enjoy life more, now and later.

We discussed financial decisions on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

George Krueger (aka “The Professor”) was quoted in an excellent article on U.S. News and World Report about opportunity costs, by Geoff Williams.

What does “opportunity cost” mean? You can think about it this way: When you purchase one item, it means you can’t purchase another one. In other words – because you only have a set amount of money at a certain point in time – there are tradeoffs. You can’t have everything. You have to make choices. You have to prioritize.

Want to hear what Mary-Lynn’s tradeoff is? Listen to the show by clicking the PLAY button above.

Here are three things to keep in mind when making financial decisions:

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Money Questions You Need to Ask

Money Questions You Need to Ask

Money Questions You Need to Ask

Asking better money questions is one of the keys to getting the future you want, says Veronica Karas, author of the new book, Money Matters: Everything You Should Have Learned in School but Didn’t.

On The BIGG Success Show today, we talk with Veronica Karas, CFP, about her new book, Money Matters: Everything You Should Have Learned in School, but Didn’t*. Here’s a summary of that discussion…

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Finding Startup Money - BIGG Success Interviews Maria Aspan of Inc. about her new book Startup Money Made Easy

Finding Startup Money

Finding Startup Money - BIGG Success Interviews Maria Aspan of Inc. about her new book Startup Money Made Easy

Finding startup money is essential if you are to move forward with a new business. However, you might not need as much as you think.

On The BIGG Success Show, we were joined by Maria Aspan, Editor-at-Large of Inc. Magazine. We talked about her wonderful new book, Startup Money Made Easy*. Maria combines her award-winning journalism skills with lessons gleaned from successful celebrity entrepreneurs like Mark Cuban, Bobbi Brown, Jack Ma, and Daymond John. Here’s a summary of our discussion…

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The One Thing You Need to Know to Retire Early

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Retire early. Most people like the idea, but how can you do it? Start by knowing this one thing.

We discuss retiring early on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

How do you win with money? How to win the game of life?

Don’t just think about today. Think about today AND tomorrow AND through your retirement.

Which brings us to a very important question to ask yourself, the one thing you need to know to retire early:

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Managing Your Household Finances Like a Business

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Manage your household finances like a business to see your finances in new and enlightening ways, so you understand your money better than you ever have before.

Would you benefit financially by managing your household finances like a business? The two of us have. We think you will find it helpful as well.

We discussed this on The BIGG Success Show today. It’s part of a series explaining why we created the Financial Freedom Tool and the thinking behind its various features.

We started with the “What”: What is financial freedom? We shared our definition of financial freedom:

Plenty of money for life.

Last time, we shared our “Why”. Why did we create the Financial Freedom Tool? We created the Financial Freedom Tool to…

…help good people have more money to do more good.

Today, we talk about a new way to view your household finances. Here’s a summary of our discussion…

Why manage your household finances like a business?

Businesses have access to tools which have largely been ignored for personal finance. These tools help you see your finances in new and enlightening ways, so you understand your money better than you ever have before.

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