5 Ways to Save $500 TODAY

Saving money.  It’s a necessity to get ahead, if you feel that your income engine is tapped at the moment.  Further, time.  Time is precious and it may be foolish to spend countless hours to save a dollar here or there.

Therefore, I want to show you The Guide.  The Guide to save AT LEAST $500 on YOUR current expenses, right now.  In fact, The Guide will be be able to allow you to save THOUSANDS in a year, if you want and let it.

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How to Stay Hungry on Your Journey to Financial Freedom

10 years of investing. That is 10 years of Frugal Living and saving as much as possible. In addition, that means 10 years of managing the portfolio & monthly budget. 25,000+ hours worked in your “career”. What do all these items have in common? Time. Time can wear you down or time can build you up. You may feel tired from putting in all of the blood, sweat and tears on your journey. I am here to show you what you may need to STAND back up, to stay HUNGRY and to keep GOING on your journey.

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What to Expect When You Can’t Pay Your Debts

It can sometimes feel like the more you do to try to get out of debt, the deeper into it you sink. This, by the way isn’t your imagination. Interest accumulates each month when you carry debt over into the next.

If this describes your current situation, you’re probably wondering what to expect when you can’t pay your debts. Well, in most cases, it looks like this. Continue reading

Introducing Baby Diplomat!

This has been a roller coaster year!  There is one other thing I have been hiding from the community.  But we will save that for another post.  Today, I wanted to talk about an unbelievable, amazing event that has changed my life completely over the last month.  In March, the Diplomat family became a little larger.  It is time to meet Baby Diplomat!

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Three Personal Development Goals for 2019

Bert here. I’ve had a lot of time to reflect over the last month or so.  More than I ever have.  Over the last few years, I’ve developed some habits and characteristics that I’m not that proud of.   With reflection, I’ve realized how badly I’ve wanted to shake these habits because of the impact it has on me and some of the relationships I have with those close to me.  But nobody is going to do it for me.   Through pen and paper here on our blog, I wanted to put the pen to the figurative paper to help hold myself accountable.  To do so, I’ve set three personal development goals for the year.  If you have any advice for either or have done something similar, please share your story in the comment section.  I would LOVE to read about it.

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