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The Best Perk of Being Wealthy

Not too long ago, I polled my Facebook community group and asked them a question: “What does it mean to be wealthy?” Of course, culture says you need to own […]

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How to Keep Your Wealth-Building Goals Over Time

Let’s be honest. Staying motivated for 30 years is hard. When you’re getting out of debt, you know you’re making progress toward your goal. You get to say goodbye to […]

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How to Enjoy Hobbies While Saving For the Future

I’m giving you permission to spend money. Now before you run to your spouse and show them this blog post, let me explain. Some people get the idea that you […]

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What Is Estate Planning, and How Do I Do It?

Sharks. Spiders. Snakes. Estate planning. Some topics strike fear in the hearts of people just by mentioning them. Now, I can understand a healthy fear of sharks. I’ve watched too […]

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5 Steps to Owning Your Dream Home

When Jim and Pam first started out, they bought a modest three-bedroom home that was perfect for the two of them. Seven years later, with the addition of a child […]

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4 Ways to be a Financial Mentor

When you experience the freedom and joy that comes from winning with money, you’ll naturally talk about it. You’ll want to pass along what you’ve learned, especially when you know […]

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How Your DISC Personality Influences Your Investing

Here at Ramsey Solutions, we use the DISC personality profile as a part of our interview process and everyday work. It’s a simple way to learn how people are wired, […]

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Am I On Track for Retirement? Milestones for Every Generation

Because building wealth is a marathon, staying focused for decades can feel daunting and discouraging. The finish line feels distant, so it’s easy to get distracted by other pressing financial […]

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Letter From Your Future Self to You

Not too long ago, I wondered what I would tell my younger self about money. Here’s what I came up with. Maybe it’ll resonate with you, too. Alright, Hogan, listen […]

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8 Keys for Discussing Money With Your Parents

Nobody wants to talk to their aging parents about money. It ranks right up there with “the talk” they gave you when you were a kid. It’s especially difficult when […]

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Should I Invest in a Timeshare: Are They a Trap?

When you hear about some “opportunities”—reverse mortgages, car leases, quick profit, good debt—you should automatically run away as far and as fast as you can. Here’s another one to add […]

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Should I Buy a Second Home? 7 Questions to Ask

Maybe you’ve watched those late-night infomercials showing how easy it is to buy and flip homes for massive profit. Or you’ve heard stories from friends who’ve made money renting out […]

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What is a Personal Brand?

In the earlier days of advertising, a brand was product produced by a particular company under a specific name. For example, Tide is a brand of laundry detergent manufactured by […]

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You Can’t Reach a Goal Without This

Earlier this year, the tennis world witnessed something miraculous. I know, some of you aren’t into tennis, but you can still appreciate the wonder of it. Roger Federer defied the […]

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10 Characteristics of Highly Successful People

Everyone wants to be successful. Nobody writes an essay in third grade about becoming a lousy business owner or mediocre teacher. But what separates an average person from the best […]

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How to Talk to Others About Your Retirement Vision

You’ve caught a vision of your financial future, and you know what it takes to get there. You’ve set your goals, and you’re ready to do the hard work and […]

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All Priorities Are Not Created Equal

One segment of the business world has exploded onto the scene in recent years: women starting small businesses out of their homes. Women are becoming premiere entrepreneurs as they turn […]

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How Long-Term Care Insurance Could Save Your Retirement

Nobody likes thinking about it. Nobody likes talking about it. If you bring it up at a dinner party, somebody will change the subject to something more uplifting, less sobering […]

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Yes, Your Stay-at-Home Spouse Needs Life Insurance

If your family depends on your income, buying life insurance for yourself is a no-brainer. They will need money to replace the money you’ve been bringing in every month. But […]

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Simple Actions That Can Change Your Marriage

In football, the offense will try to get in a rhythm by running the ball well and by throwing passes into the mix. No offense succeeds by trying to throw […]

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How to Calm the Chaos and Empower Your Family to Connect

Keeping a family running smoothly is like herding cats through an open field. If your house is anything like mine, it’s a perpetual mess of schedules, homework, housework and five […]

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What’s a Good ROI? It May Be Different Than You Thought

When you own a business, one of the many things you worry about is the ROI—the return on your investment. It’s one way to measure the growth and profitability of […]

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The One Investment You Must Make

You work hard, so naturally you want your investments to pay off. Obviously, you don’t want to lose in the deal! Here’s the problem: Lots of folks spend their entire […]

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Why You Should Make Promises, Not Resolutions in 2017

Pretend for a second that you and I are sitting across the table at lunch. I can hardly contain my excitement. I’ve discovered a new business venture. I like the […]

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Dream

“I have a dream.” That single sentence—proclaimed by Martin Luther King Jr.—marked a defining moment in the American civil rights movement. And that speech has been repeatedly named the number […]

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A Story That Will Motivate You to Plan Ahead for Retirement

His name was Michael. He was one of my clients, and he told me a story I will never forget. Michael got a call from his favorite aunt who needed […]

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6 Must-Do’s for an Intentional Christmas

I spend my time like I spend my money: on purpose. This is especially true over the holidays. Because I’m on the road so much during the year, I am […]

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Small and Big Ways You Can Give Back This Christmas

Our family has lots of traditions around Christmas: eating my wife’s wonderful desserts, playing games, taking each of the boys out by myself for some father-son time. And, every year, […]

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How to Avoid a Christmas Shopping Hangover

At first you don’t notice it. It’s vague, and it lays in the back of your mind like the name of that song you can’t quite remember. But as the […]

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11 Hacks to Save Money Over the Holidays

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—and it’s not even December yet! This time of year, your wallet may seem more empty than normal. Between Secret Santa and the […]

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6 Cyber Monday Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Retirement

I want you to win in business and in life. That’s why I want to help you avoid any mistakes that set you back in your retirement. Shopping blunders on […]

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4 Retirement Factors You Can Control

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” It’s a reminder that goals and focus are important or you’ll never achieve anything significant. […]

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7 Things I Am Not Thankful For

I am one thankful man. I have an incredible wife and three amazing boys. I get to give people hope by telling them it’s never too early or too late […]

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10 Frightening Retirement Stats That Should Scare You Into Action

Halloween. That time of year when American break out their creepy masks, horror flicks and epic pranks. It’s the one day sanctioned to scare people beyond the capacity for rational […]

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Finances After Divorce: There’s Still Hope!

When you exchange rings and say “I do,” the last thing on your mind is the word divorce. Unfortunately, lots of people go through this life-altering experience. It can leave […]

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15 Grocery Store Hacks to Save You More Money

In a previous blog post, I gave you five grocery store hacks that could save you almost $500 every year—money that you could invest to boost your retirement fund. I […]

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