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Three Steps Closer to a Financial Plan

All of us have an unlimited number of alternatives to which we can allocate our finances. We have things we would like to do, ministries to which we would like to give, and items we would like to buy, all of which cost money. The problem that the vast majority of us share is that we have a limited amount of financial resources to meet our financial desires. This creates the necessity of using our resources as efficiently as possible. For that, we need a plan. Step #1: Set Goals The first step ...
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Writing a Project Plan

A project plan is similar to a business plan. The plan should cover all nitty-gritty details of the project. This plan is crucial to the success or failure of a project. Writing an in-depth project plan is a skill that anyone can develop. As you write more and more project plans you will find it easier to draft a plan and the fewer mistakes you will make. Start with a draft of all the headings of your plan then expound on each heading. Your headings can be the following; description, who are ...
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Who Do You Trust for Financial Advice?

Everywhere you look, people are offering financial advice. Whether it is on the radio or television, everyone has an opinion of what is the best financial plan and financial tool for you and your family. However, if you're like most Americans, you may be very confused about all of this advice, especially contradictory advice that you are ultimately getting. In fact, you may be so confused that you are often left wondering whom you should trust for financial advice. In this article, we will ...
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How to Become Successful in the field of Financial Consultants

Financial Consultants are one of the fastest growing industries today. More and more people are requiring the services of a finance consultant to get out of debt, and/or prepare for educational and retirement expenses. The knowledge these consultants have creates an income potential for everyone involved. Becoming a financial consultant takes time and money. It is not a get-rich-quick business, but it does lead to an unlimited income potential. Before you do anything else, you need to decide ...
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Making Beautiful Music With Your Financial Plans

Do you ever hear a beautiful song, or an old favorite that really tugs at your heart. I do. When driving my car I sometimes want to pull over and just enjoy the song I am moved by. It is hard for me to describe the feeling but it overwhelms both body and soul and you feel a glow just enjoying the beautiful music. What does that have to do with financial planning? Well I feel the same way when I prepare a financial plan and I am happy with the way it has come together. Let me explain how that ...
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Financial Planning for Your Future

Millions of people give a lot of thought to financial planning but get frustrated and give up before ever making any progress. Making yourself aware of the most common reasons people fail to make a viable financial plan is the first step in reaching your financial goals. The uncertainty of the stock market, social security, and the declining world wide economy have made appropriate financial planning a must for every individual and family. Here are some tips that can make planning for ...
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Financial Readiness

The recommendations for military base closings have been released and the news is not good. If the recommendations are accepted, you will lose your job. So what do you do? Hope for the best, and prepare for the worst. There is a benefit to this situation. Unlike many individuals who suffer the loss of employment, you have advance warning. This is an opportunity to prepare yourself and your family. Use this time to create a financial plan. The importance of a budget can not be stressed enough. ...
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How to Plan to Save

You have to know how to plan to save. The best way is by defining your goals. To end up where you want to be, you'll need direction, a financial plan. To get started on your plan, you'll need to ask yourself what are the things you want to save and invest for. Here are some possibilities: A home A car An education A comfortable retirement Your children Medical or other emergencies Periods of unemployment Make your own list and then think about which goals are the most important to you. List ...
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Investor Guide to Financial Health

Step 1: Spend less than you earn Perhaps the simplest financial concept is the toughest for us to conquer- spend less than you earn. After paying your living expenses (bills, loan and mortgage payments, cost of food, charitable contributions, taxes, etc), you can begin to save and invest toward your future. If you are spending more than you earn, you must find a way to change this. You may even need to change your lifestyle- drive a more efficient car, eat out less, live in a smaller home, ...
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Financial Planning and Investing

What exactly is financial planning, and why is it so important? Financial planning is the process of determining how to manage money, investing, present and future financial goals, and the strategy that should be undertaken to obtain them. Because our goals and desires change as we do, financial planning and investing is a task that is never finished. How we are financially able to reach these goals, and the risk we are willing to take to get there, necessarily means that any financial plan ...
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