WAKING FROM THE COVID-19 NIGHTMARE – BETTER, RICHER AND SMARTER!

Successful people have much more than talent. They have a drive to continuously learn new things and strengthen themselves.  As we come out of this COVID-19 nightmare, your ability to add new skills and competencies will be SUPER important, because there will be fewer jobs. JOBS HAVE AND WILL BE PERMANENTLY ELIMINATED   Ten to twenty percent of restaurants will simply not reopen. When restaurants do reopen with social distancing as the ...

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FINANCIAL LITERACY IS JUST NOT THAT COMPLICATED – TRUST ME!

It is estimated the lack of financial literacy, cost Americans ~ $300 billion in 2018, or three Bill Gates’ fortunes. While financial literacy is not rocket science, 63% of Americans are considered "financially illiterate."  People who are financially illiterate have difficulty applying financial decision-making skills to every day real-life situations.  SO WHAT EXACTLY IS FINANCIAL LITERACY? Financial literacy is understanding all aspects of money, such as: taxes, savings, paying bills, retirement, budgeting, paying for ...

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Investing in Yourself

  Last week, I discussed the importance of mentors.  Finding and learning from mentors is simply an investment in yourself. This week, I want to provide other methods to beef up your investment competencies. The following are some tried and true ways that I have been able to increase my investment knowledge:    • Formal Education:  Community colleges offer short and inexpensive courses.  You can return to college and pick up a degree ...

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