December, 2015 Archive

★ The Year-End Checklist for Financially Wise People

“The year-end checklist is primarily targeted to those who want or have the freedom to choose their own path. Everybody says they...

★ How Not to Be Robbed of $750,000 in Jewelry

“Lest you think I’m only talking about women seeing you as a target, you must understand that men see you as a target too. But instead of a skirt, they’ll have on suits and call themselves, agents, financial advisors, attorneys, car dealers, jewelers, casino builders, movie producers and...

★ Why Wealthy People Don’t Realize Their Income

“Realized income is for instance your salary, or any money you have to pay tax on. Unrealized income is money that you ‘earn’ like when your investments go up in value, but you don’t sell them to get the profit or the cash into your bank account, which would turn it into...

★ 7 Things Everyone Should Know About Their Money

“While none of these seven details is earth-shattering on its own, as a group they represent a total picture of where you are financially — and where you’re going. That’s why it’s important to face the music – to be real. If you spend your entire life with your head in the sand, you...

★ How to Think Like Warren Buffett

“When he died in 1790, Franklin left the equivalent of $4400 to each of two cities, Boston and Philadelphia. But his gift came with strings attached. The money had to be loaned out to young married couples at five percent interest. What’s more, the cities couldn’t access the funds until...

★ Why I’m Paying Extra on My House

“I have seen many people who are in their 50′s who struggle to make their mortgage payments and have told me, ‘If only I had paid off my house when I was younger.’ That has some power to it. Income doesn’t always stay the same or increase. It is entirely possible that at any...

★ The Gateway Drug to Extreme Savings

“It’s called the ‘Save 50% of all your EXTRA money’ pill, and once you take it you can’t stop. Similar to saving 50% of all your income – which is often cited as ‘not possible’ and ‘why the hell would you want to do that??’ – this one gets you...

★ How To Give Yourself a Raise This Year

“By sacrificing the way we did for 14 months and knocking out every penny we owed, we essentially gave our household a $9,000 raise for the total year of 2016! Talk about a bonus, and we didn’t even have to awkwardly approach our boss and beg for one!” Team RockstarBringing you the...

Hustling, Kick-ass Ideas, Making Money

★ 5 Steps to Mapping Out Your Income Streams

“The New Year is fast approaching and what a better time to make a commitment to map out your money flow and start creating your multiple income streams.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang...

Budgeting, Frugality, Kick-ass Ideas, Saving Money

★ Save Extra Cash with The “Spend to Save” Rule

“Saving money isn’t easy, especially around this time of year. But one of my favorite hacks to effortlessly save more is to create a ‘spend to save’ rule. Every time you ‘save’ money with a coupon or discount, actually save that money. Team RockstarBringing you the...