Proactive people take the initiative and responsibility to make things happen. They cause action rather than being victims of circumstance. -Chris MacAllister
By concentrating single-mindedly on your most important task, you can reduce the time required to complete it by 50% or more. –Brian Tracy
Blog – Paying the Bills
Shared Article – Fear the FAFSA? Here are five mistakes to avoid when applying for college financial aid
Decide today to change your $ habits. Procrastination costs you $ and opportunity. – Bryan Cooper
Do something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn’t, do something else. –Franklin D. Roosevelt
Want more time? Stop worrying about your money and start managing it. Better money management equals better time management.–Bryan Cooper
Shared Article – 401(k) plans: Did yours grow? Most didn’t in 2011.
A wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.-Epictetus
Don’t make your life all about money, take your money and make it all about life. – Bryan Cooper
The #1 and probably most important, key to consistently doing what’s right is actually quite simple: think before you act.-Eric Harvey
Blog – Is Saving a Lost Art?
If you only need to use an item once or twice, consider borrowing or renting the item instead of purchasing it.
Optimism is a crucial choice we make in establishing expectations for ourselves and others as we begin to move forward through adversity. -Christopher Novak
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. -Michael Altshuler
Men are like bank accounts. Without a lot of money, they don’t generate much interest. – Unknown
Don’t like the idea of changing your spending habits? Don’t; but you’ll dislike being broke the rest of your life even more. –Bryan Cooper
When someone offers you a challenge, don’t think of all the reasons why you can’t do it. Instead say, “Yes!” Then figure out how to get it done. -Katherine Hudson
For fast-acting relief, try slowing down. -Lily Tomlin
REWIND FRIDAY – Identity Theft
Shared Article –More Americans say it’s OK to cheat on taxes
The number who advocated cheating ‘as much as possible’ doubled last year, to 8% of taxpayers. An additional 6% say it’s OK to cheat a little.
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