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10 Couples Who Said F*** the 9 to 5 Job, Quit The Rat Race and Traveling around the World

26 Mar, 2014 3 comments All life areas

Couples who quit the 9-to-5 job rat race and traveling around the world

There are those of us who dream about traveling around the world and there are those of us who simply get up and do it. Here  are 10 couples who took action and followed their dreams. They now live free lives, where they make their own working hours, travel the world and visit all sorts of exotic places.

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10 Tips to start saving for an early retirement

30 Dec, 2013 0 comments Money

Generally people working in USA will get a bi-monthly or weekly salary instead of monthly one. So it is necessary for them to start planning and saving for an early retirement. Even though the citizens of USA has social security benefits, it will not be enough for them to survive after retirement. It is good to start saving at least 5 to 10 years before your retirement.

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How to land the dream job

20 May, 2013 0 comments All life areas

We all wish to land that dream job; the one that will play to our natural strengths and feed our souls the same way that ice cream quenches the heat on a hot afternoon. However, not all of us are lucky to get that job, or even come close. Have you wondered why?

See, a lot of people think that a high earning job is the way to go. Rightfully so, the bills have to get paid, right? But we sometimes develop tunnel vision in our quest for that high paying job that we forget to actually sit down and internalize what we really want out of a job. And that right there is the first step to landing your dream job. Actually sitting down and self-examining yourself to come up with a list of ideas that can become careers, and which will also inspire you to become better. Filter your dreams based on the aspirations you possess, the level of education they might require, and their earning potential. Other factors you can consider are the job’s ability to give back to world, working for someone who values you as an individual, and having to balance work with personal life/family.

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5 Lifestyle Principles for Location Independence

04 Apr, 2013 0 comments All life areas

Location independence (living or working anywhere while traveling) is a kind of lifestyle that many desire, yet very few completely achieve. Most people who want to live a location independent life are attracted to the freedom it brings and the potential travel experiences it can provide. At the same time, the relatively unstable flow of money that a freelancing career entails often stops people from working towards this sort of lifestyle. Nevertheless, if you dream of traveling, meeting new people and living in different cultures, along with pursuing a career of your choice and doing work you like, then here are a few tips to guide you:

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The Minimalist Path to Financial Freedom

14 Mar, 2013 0 comments All life areas

People from all walks of life are starting to adopt principles of minimalism to manage their personal finances. The minimalist way of life at its core is about owning as little as possible and valuing what you do have. Although giving up a lot of your wordily possessions may not appeal to you, there are aspects of minimalism that everyone can benefit from. Here are 7 simple minimalist steps for better money management and financial freedom:

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6 New Year Resolutions Not to Make

24 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

The New Year brings with it a frenzy of making resolutions which we hope will bring a significant, positive change in our lives. But we often find ourselves unable to accomplish the goals we set out for ourselves through these resolutions, and end up de-motivated. There are a few resolutions we have all have made at some point in time, and in fact might even be planning on making come this January 1st — that are just not smart. These resolutions are not the ideal way to set out goals and take action for a better life.

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Hobbies That Can Make You Money

13 Aug, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Hobbies offer an outlet from the stress and bustle of normal life, how great would it be if you could adopt some hobbies that can make you money? Most of us will take up activities that we enjoy ; sports, knitting, reading, bowling, carpentry, just to name a few. However, you can go a step further and have your hobby give you much more than just a sense of accomplishment, joy and satisfaction; We’re talking about an income. That’s right. Make your hobby work for you, and it might be so successful you could just quit your day job and take up your hobby full-time.

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Compulsive Gambling: It’s time you knew about it

09 Jul, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Compulsive gambling is a form of addiction defined by an urge to bet more frequently, even when it is clearly time to count one’s losses and pack it in. Compulsive gamblers will pursue losses and will show irritability when they attempt to stop gambling. An addiction is a habitual attraction to a substance or action that causes long term destruction through overdependence. Gambling is a pretty old pastime, and even ancient cultures were known to engage in it. Compulsive gamblers existed then too, but not to the extent of the large numbers that we are seeing today.

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Photography: On becoming a Professional Photographer

05 Jun, 2012 0 comments All life areas

If there’s perhaps one difference between pro-ams and professionals, then it is that professionals get paid. It is as simple as that. While pro-ams may offer results of the same quality, they may not be keen on earning one penny out of this hobby of theirs. Becoming a professional is one step towards making your hobby closer to a necessity. The following are things that you need to take care of in order to become a professional:-

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10 Quick Ways to Save Money

31 May, 2012 0 comments All life areas

We all want to save money. For many of us, the day we started earning, we immediately began spending, enjoying the freedom from the constraints of our parents and their advice. For others, saving has always come completely naturally. These folks seem to be in the minority, however. If you find yourself spending twice the amount you planned after entering the shopping mall, you need to stop and rethink. The urge to spend money can be overwhelming at times, especially for those who are in debt. Take a look at the tips below to start saving money today.

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