Real Help for Your Finances: How to Take Control Today
Not enough money at the end of your week or month? Unfortunately, it is a common issue for far too many people. There are many quick and simple ways to slash costs WITHOUT skimping. We list quite a few options on our How to Save Money "Cheat Sheet". It is a valuable tool and part of our free How to Budget and Save Money: The Right Way plan.
Please take a moment and read this plan, it may change your life. It includes our budget spreadsheet, instructions, examples and tips. The goal is to dramatically cut your everyday costs, without sacrificing a thing. With proper direction, it is much easier than many people realize. We have been using this system for over 30 years. It really works.
Real Help for Earning Extra Cash: A Quick, Fun and Simple Way
There are hundreds of ways to earn money online and countless "How-To" sites. None would have an easier method, however, than this plan for earning spare cash. This meets our 4 criteria for being a great plan:
1: It is free to do.
2: It is incredibly easy to do.
3: It takes just a few minutes to do.
4: It helps others in the process.
Real Help for Job Seekers: How to Write an Effective Cover Letter
I have seen thousands of cover letters and in one to two seconds, they ended up in the "probable" or "no way" pile, there was very little middle ground. Consider your cover letter not only as an advertisement for yourself, but as your first actual task for your prospective employer. It is the ultimate first assignment and your performance is likely in competition with many other applicants.
This one short document should set you apart in a clear fashion. It say much about your skills, experience, personality, focus level and work ethic, concisely. The words should jump off of the page, to get yourself in the "probable" pile. Full Article
Real Help for Raising Kids: How Business Management Mirrors Parenthood
I accepted my first managerial position at the tender age of 24, a mere babe, and a full two years before I became a father. Placed in charge of a diverse accounting department of eight employees, it was a daunting period, to state it mildly.
Gaining the respect of people much older and with much longer tenure was a challenge that I accepted with open arms, however.
I have been blessed with an inherent ability to see strikingly different parts of an equation and put them together in some sort of coherent fashion. Full Article
Real Help for Your Mindset: You CAN Have your Cake and Eat it, too
Has there ever been a more ridiculous phrase uttered or reiterated by so many people? With the exception of "free gift", perhaps not. "That's right, Johnny, Santa won't be sending you a bill tomorrow, enjoy that bike!" I would wager that the founder of "You can't have your cake and eat it, too" did not like children.. or birthdays.
Imagine if that mindset were to be expanded even further: "You can't have a pretty wife and kiss her too". You can't have a nice car and drive it too". The possibilities are endless. Full Article
Facebook Follies: Social Hilarity Abounds
I have been on Facebook for close to ten years and what a joy it has been. Seeing the daily happenings of my grown children, catching up with childhood friends, high school buddies, my first love, etc. The most ironic thing about Facebook, though, is that you can "unfollow" some of your "friends". Huh?
This is the equivalent of saying, "You are my friend and I love you. But I have no interest in anything that you have to say". Or, "Honey, if my good buddy Don calls or knocks on the door, DO NOT ANSWER IT". What a fine feature. Full Article
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A good message will sell itself and doesn't need gimmickry or unnecessarily forced calls for attention to help it along. The "squeaky wheel gets the grease" method is not our style. We feel that a good wheel shouldn't squeak in the first place. Our sincere wish is that you find great value and entertainment with each and every visit. Thanks for coming.
Real Help for Life Threatening Issues
We ordinarily handle topics in an easygoing, lighthearted manner. There is nothing funny, however, about the following subjects. If you or a loved one is caught in one of these scenarios, there is quick and quality help available.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Free and confidential support.
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Hotline Free and confidential support.
National Domestic Violence Hotline Information, online chat, hotline.
America Society for the Positive Care of Children Information for reporting abuse of children.
National Terrorism Advisory System Information from the Department of Homeland Security.