How To Be A Successful Money-Maker Instead Of A Money-Talker : The Saturday Weekend Review #236

THERE ARE WAYS TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL AND IT STARTS WITH BELIEVING IN YOURSELF OTHERWISE YOU’RE JUST WASTING YOUR TIME.   Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever been a money-talker because I’ve had the money-maker motivation from a young age. If I talk about money these days it’s on this personal finance blog sharing our successes and failures. Essentially I’m in the mode of helping others become successful at whatever they choose to do. Becoming a money-maker is not as hard as you think especially if you know how to listen to others who have become successful because they’ve already crossed that bridge. A successful person always believes that they can have a better future considering where they came from and where they want to go. A successful person doesn’t do things on a whenever basis, they are consistent and make sure that what needs to get done gets done. This may mean giving up a couple of hours on a Friday night to make sure the budget is up to date or balancing the books. You have to make the time to be successful and you might even say that your business sense is always turned on even when you […]

The Saturday Weekend Review #47: How two children share their views about rip-off prices for used toys

CHILDREN ARE SMARTER THAN WE THINK Just when you thought kids didn’t understand value and quality they can tell you what’s hot when it comes to toys and video games. Who knew that I would learn something from a child about personal finance, but I did just the other day while out shopping with my best friend and his daughter at the Bibles For Missions store. Whenever we get together we enjoy cruising through the second-hand shops to see what bargains we can find. It’s no different from when I’m with my wife except the fact that he brings his daughter so we end up in the toy department. While my friend bolted off away from me he left me stranded in the toy section with his daughter and about 6 other children jamming their hands in bins looking for everything and anything that will beep, spin and sing a tune. As I leaned on the wall I watched the kids start to get to know one another and to be honest I was in awe. The conversation went something like this…. As both children were playing with their small toys they started talking.. Girl 1- My name is Elizabeth […]

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