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Prioritize Your Money

Prioritize Your Money

Q. My husband Tom and I follow your podcast. He is a car mechanic and told me he wants to buy new handlebars for his motorcycle. It will cost $1800 because it involves additional parts. The funny thing is, he plans to sell the motorcycle! I reminded him about opportunity cost. What more help can you[...]
The One Thing That Will Make a Difference Whether or Not You Will Have Millions of Dollars

The One Thing That Will Make a Difference Whether or Not You Will Have Millions of Dollars

Have you ever wanted to spend money on something outrageous? Something expensive that you just wanted to have? I remember being on vacation in Mexico and attending a presentation about a time share. It cost about $15,000 for a couple of weeks vacation each year. Fortunately, we didn't buy it[...]
What Emotions Are Underlying Credit Card Debt?

What Emotions Are Underlying Credit Card Debt?

I decided to write an article with the viewpoint that your mindset affects your debt. Most financial writers focus on how to pay off the debt...you know, the stuff like: spend less than you make, pay off your credit card each month, pay off the high interest rates first (or the low interest rates fi[...]
5 Ways to Make Doing Your Taxes Fun!

5 Ways to Make Doing Your Taxes Fun!

Do you procrastinate and wait until the last minute to work on your taxes? Me too! Have you ever thought about how to make a dreary chore like doing your taxes, fun? There is a way! You might be having a hard time getting motivated like I was (and honestly, my accountant does them, all [...]
How to Review a Podcast

How to Review a Podcast

Click on the music icon on your computer. It looks like this: It will open iTunes. 2. Enter "Be Wealthy & Smart" in the search bar and go into the iTunes Store. The Be Wealthy & Smart podcast cover will be showing. 3. Click on the blue button, "View in iTunes". 4. [...]