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Kalen Bruce

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General Finance
Minimalism, Productivity
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)

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Many individuals misinterpret minimalism, giving it a very disproportionate meaning: you’re a minimalist if you do fewer things during your lifetime. You can’t have $10k/month on a consistent basis, you can’t travel the world, you can’t take advantage of expensive tools…stop. This is not what minimalism is. You can have all that and still be a minimalist. That is actually the wrong meaning that everyone’s spreading. In fact, there’s absolutely nothing ...
Posted: Jun 22 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Who wouldn’t want to start a company with their friend if they can be sure that they won’t lose their friendship as a result? The problem is, that’s not entirely sure. Friendships and partnerships are not the same things and the latter can seriously damage the former. The question is, does it have to be that way? Can you have a partnership and a friendship at the same time? The short answer is ‘yes, ...
Posted: Jun 21 2017 @ 6:00 AM
I had been working at a company as a desk jockey and it wasn’t going anywhere. Fortunately for me, I had free time (and the boss’s blessing) to learn new skills through online training sites so I could bring something new to the company. I took full advantage of the situation. I learned anything and everything about the nature of business. Before long I was getting a grip on building websites, e-commerce, content ...
Posted: Jun 20 2017 @ 6:00 AM
As anyone who has ever tried to start a business, or has encountered significant unanticipated expenses, or had to endure a gap in employment before starting a dream job can attest, savings are the lynchpin of financial independence. Savings are what allow for investment in new business ventures or income-producing property, a prerequisite to home ownership, an investment portfolio, or paying off debt. When it comes to living a life free ...
Posted: Jun 19 2017 @ 6:00 AM
We know how hard it is to get up early and start the day with that big smile on your face. But let’s face it – once you’ve done everything you need to do, you feel pretty happy, don’t you? So let’s kick it off with a few tips on how to boost your motivation! 1. Go Outside Go for a jog or a walk in the morning. It’ll bring you more energy if it’s ...
Posted: Jun 15 2017 @ 6:00 AM
All budgets are not created equally. Budgets are different for every income, but the principles remain the same. This infographic breaks down your budget by percentages, so anyone can apply it. See if you like the 50/30/20 plan. It may not work for everyone, but it’s a good starting point. The goal behind a budget is not to make it so detailed and specific that you hate it. The idea is to make it ...
Posted: Jun 14 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Our car is only as good as what we invest in it. Whether you have future plans to trade or sell it, keeping your ride at its best shape will truly pay off in the long run. The moment you first bought your car, you have already entered into a commitment of paying everything needed to keep it running smooth, starting with the car insurance, the gas, and all the preventive maintenance ...
Posted: Jun 13 2017 @ 6:00 AM
If you plan to sell your home this spring, you’re in luck.  According to Trulia’s latest Inventory and Price Watch report, buyers far exceed the number of available homes for sale. This “seller’s market” environment means you have an incredible opportunity to maximize your home sale for greater profit. When you sell your home, you often find yourself writing a big check to your realtor and the buyer’s agent. It’s the ...
Posted: Jun 12 2017 @ 6:00 AM
A study conducted in 13 European countries, and across the United States and Australia, points to a growing desire for society to go completely cashless. According to Reuters, more than a third of Europeans and Americans surveyed said that they would be comfortable ditching cash entirely and paying through other means for goods and services. Almost half of those surveyed in Europe suggested that they had used cash either less frequently ...
Posted: Jun 11 2017 @ 6:00 AM
There are many methods at your disposal when it comes to earning an extra income online in 2017, but a lot of the current methods are drying up in terms of opportunities – and some are just becoming a waste of time. Luckily, there are still multiple ways you can earn an extra income online and while there aren’t many methods that are guaranteed to earn you hundreds, the below methods ...
Posted: Jun 10 2017 @ 6:00 AM


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