Amanda Slade

39 Flips | 7 Magazines | 5 Following | @Amandaslade10k | Internet marketer, biz owner, enthusiastic traveler, wife + mum of 3. Passion for tech, marketing, startups, personal finance, music.

4 Ways to Make an 8-Hour Workday Truly Productive

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach. If you want to be as productive as possible, try this new strategy.<p>The 8-hour workday is …

Try This Simple 5-Category Budget to Help You Manage Your Money

You want to create a spending plan, but you don’t want to make an intricately detailed line-item budget or budgeting worksheet. Instead, you just …

This Chart Can Help You Become a Millionaire, No Matter What You Earn

No matter how much you earn.<p>It won’t be easy to get there.<p>But financial blogger Lyn Alden has come up with a really simple chart showing how much you …

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Personal Finance

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

CES 2017 is in full swing right now and as is the case each year, there isn’t much action for Apple fans. Don’t worry though, because we’ve got you …

3 Ways to Hack the 52-Week Money Saving Challenge

If you're devoting 2017 to getting out of debt, saving for a new home, paying for school, amping up your retirement or any other money-oriented goal …

Personal Finance

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

A self-made millionaire shares the money lesson his grandmother taught him over a meal at McDonald's when he was 7

The self-made millionaire and author of "The Automatic Millionaire" told the personal finance site Grow that as a kid his family "talked about investing all the time." That's likely related to the fact that his father was a stockbroker and financial adviser.<p>However, one of the most impactful money …

McDonald's

Everything You Need to Know to Manage Your Finances Like an Adult

How confident do you feel about your financial future? If you’re unsure or perhaps a little concerned, you’re not alone. Research suggests that while …

The Best Money Bloggers of 2016

For the smartest investing advice of the year, check out these sites.<p>Blogs are different, and they’re valuable. I still get much of my news and most …

Financial advice from personal finance bloggers

Be forewarned: this is a LONG post.<p>When I started reaching out to other bloggers, I kind of expected to get a response from a third of them, maybe even half if I was lucky. Of those, I figured I'd probably get an average of two-ish answers out of the eight I sent to each person.<p>Welp, I was wrong.<p>At …

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking

Did you know that Warren Buffett has spent 80% of his career thinking?<p><i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder</b> …

A decision I made in 5 minutes is going to more than double my savings for the entire year

Let's be real: It was hard — but nowhere close to impossible. Yes, it forced me to stop dining out and get creative with weekend festivities , but I learned better shopping habits and realized that I didn't even care about giving up the overpriced salads I default to when I'm too lazy to bring a …

Personal Finance

Want To Truly Get Rich? Start By Fixing These 3 Financial Fallacies

These personal finance untruths are so deeply ingrained in our belief system we need an expert to rescue us. Enter Robert Kiyosaki.<p><i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered easy routines to energize your mornings,</i> …

Entrepreneur's Best Advice for Getting Rich

Want to be a millionaire or even a billionaire? Keep these tips in mind.<p>So you want to be rich. It’s a common desire, but it’s not a lofty goal if you follow a set of tried and tested habits. First, it requires self-discipline and patience. It involves thinking of others besides yourself, how you …

Entrepreneurship

Steve Case: 3 Ways to Get Rich With the Internet's 'Third Wave'

The 'Third Wave' will drive wealth for entrepreneurs who know how to disrupt obsolete paradigms. Will you be one of them?<p>We are in the middle of a revolution. The Internet of Things (IoT), which gained legitimacy in 2015, is predicted to grow to $1.7 trillion in 2020, from $655.8 billion in 2014, …

Financial planner answers common personal finance questions

When you’re a financial planner, clients come to you with pressing personal finance questions. The same questions tend to crop up from different …

Personal Finance

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

7 Psychology based tips for Entrepreneurs to boost their sales

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+13<p>Shares 21<p>For being able to close sales effectively it is very important for entrepreneurs to understand the customers frame of …

Entrepreneurship

10 Star Wars Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Memorize

Beyond the sci-fi trappings is the message that anything is possible if you give it your all.<p>With Star Wars: Rogue One coming out this week, I thought it might be fun to revisit some of the classic Star Wars quotes and how they apply to business situations.<p>This is not as far-fetched as it sounds. …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Personal Finance

The best personal finance software and apps for every budget

With the wealth of personal finance software and apps out there, it’s hard to find one that meets your specific needs. Our handy guide to personal …

3 Mantras to Guide Your Personal Personal Growth Day-by-Day

Personal growth is the result of accumulating knowledge over years. It rarely strikes like lightning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you offered me a chance to go back in time and change the path that led me to where I'm at today, I would politely decline. While far …

Self-improvement

25 Web Resources That Will Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive people are masters of efficiency — tuning their calendars, arranging their tasks, and otherwise making the most of their time.<p>To aid your quest for efficiency, here are 25 of the most useful web productivity resources we've found.<p>They'll save you a lot of time in the long</b> …

Productivity

How to Plan Your Week for Maximum Impact

For those of you who’ve never heard of him, Jack Dorsey is the co-founder of Twitter as well as the CEO of Square. Even more impressive: He once led …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Being Productive When You're Just Not Feeling It

Writing notes, taking a walk and allowing yourself simple rewards are little hacks that can increase your motivation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur isn't easy. You work long hours and all the hardest, most important tasks end up on your plate. …

Productivity

How much you need to save every day to 'never have to worry about money' again

"That is such timeless advice that what happens, sometimes, is it sounds boring," said bestselling author David Bach, who is releasing an updated version of his hit book "The Automatic Millionaire" this December. "And it shouldn't sound [boring], because it's what works," he told Business Insider …

Personal Finance