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Financial Advisor Shares The 20 Best Financial Tips He Wishes He Could Tell His 20-Year-Old Self

Most of my financial planning clients are business owners, older folks who want to focus on retirement planning, or sudden wealth recipients (think inheritance, lawsuit settlement, business sale, etc.). I’ve been working with clients for over 20 years, so many of my clients now have kids of their …

Personal Finance

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

9 Beliefs You Have to Let Go If You Want to Find Inner Peace

<b>“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth.</b> …

Tired of Mediocre? Design and Achieve Your Ideal Lifestyle With This Simple Tweak

What you habitually think determines your reality and future<p>“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” -Marcus Aurelius<p><b>A world-class</b> …

The 4 Investments That Pulled Me Out of Nearly a Million Dollars in Debt -- and That Cost Nothing

If you feel something is lacking in your life, it may be because you're not investing in one or more of these four things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four years ago, I was $726,000 in debt. I had my back against the wall, and I didn't know how to escape the ditch …

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

8 Actions You Can Take Every Morning to Build Your Side Business Faster

When you're working full time while building your business, every minute from the moment you open your eyes has to be used productively.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every successful entrepreneur has a morning routine that gets them ahead every day. Here are eight …

Why We Don't Do What We Want to Do and How to Start

<b>“If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.” ~Unknown</b><p>“The truth is,” she said, “if you can’t put fifteen minutes …

The 13-Minute Definitive Guide to Living Your Dreams | Inc.com

Last week, I visualized my new workout partner. Today, I'm benching 20 lbs more than I ever have before.<p>A few months ago, I noticed a 50-year-old man at the gym lifting twice what I lift in every exercise. His energy and overall vibes inspired me. However, after a hectic few months and adjusting to …

Self-improvement

5 Limiting Beliefs That Sabotage Dreams

<b>“Remember your dreams and fight for them.” ~Paulo Coelho</b><p>You have a dream. Something that you've wanted for a long time. But that dream continues to …

Motivation

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24 of the Most Powerful Life Lessons | Inc.com

How you approach life says a lot about who you are.<p>There are some who are content to passively coast through, hoping they land where they need to be and know what to do when the time comes.<p>Then there are others, who make active choices to understand who they are and what they want, and set the …

Motivation

The Doing Mindset > The Thinking Mindset

<i>There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. — </i><b>John F. Kennedy</b><p>…

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Scared to Try: Moving Beyond the Paralysis of Perfectionism

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende</b><p>I am a recovering perfectionist.<p>Up until now, this …

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The Most Successful People Learn This Lesson Very Early in Life

It pays dividends to learn and practice this.<p><i>What is the most important life lesson you've learned so far? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jordan Allen on Quora:</b><p>When I was 13, I wanted a …

The One Thing That Matters The Most To Create Yourself In The World

I used to ask to myself 10 times a day <i>“what the hell am I doing here?”</i>. It appeared to be a pretty stressful question with no obvious answer. …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

Motivation

Hard Work Won't Make You Successful -- But Doing This Will

I don’t blame anyone who has become frustrated and disillusioned with the working world. It is a huge disappointment to grow up and realize that most of what we’ve been taught about how to be successful is bad advice.<p>We were taught “Just work hard at whatever job you get, and things will work out.” …

Motivation

This Four-Letter Word Is the Secret To Success

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

30 Of The Most Inspirational Quotes Of All Time

On Pinterest, Tumblr, or other similar sites, we tend to see a lot of quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Words can be found for a range of …

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …