Author Archives: Ben Blanchard

The Power of ONE: Why I Threw Out My Tupperware

Just pick ONE! That’s the “secret” to simplifying your life and freeing you to focus on what you really want. Avoid “paralysis by analysis” by choosing one method and sticking with it for a while. I figured this out after … Continue reading

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How To Be Wealthy Part 2 – Expenses

In the last wealth post we talked about the two keys to unlocking wealth: 1.¬†Decreasing Expenses, and 2. Increasing Passive Income. This time, we’ll take a look at the Expenses side of things. Decreasing expenses is a surefire way to … Continue reading

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Do Work You Love

Do work that matters and have fun doing it. Getting hired at a place you’re interested in may feel daunting, but really it can be quite simple. Think you’ll never be able to work at an awesome company that’s doing … Continue reading

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Budgeting Is Dead

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it at least twelve hundred times: In order to master your finances you must have a budget. What is a budget, anyway? In the traditional sense, it is an amount you set as … Continue reading

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How To Save Money

Here are three widespread savings myths that are derailing your goals and how to stop them. Saving money is already hard enough. The threat of misinformation just makes it harder. I want to reveal three surprisingly popular myths that keep … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Beat Financial Stress

Do you want to get more done at work or at home? Want to get ahead and make more money? Find ways to get rid of financial stress! Read more to find out how!

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How to Be Wealthy

What is wealth, anyway, and how do we get it? When is someone actually considered wealthy? The word “wealth” often conjures images of celebrities, CEOs, nice cars, and luxury items (caviar!). The common conception is that once you have a … Continue reading

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Live Large, Save Big – Sushi at Home

Sushi. Just saying it feels expensive. A night out at the local sushi joint with the pals can easily rack you up a $60+ bill. Ouch. Can a similar meal be had for less? Absolutely! Read on to find out … Continue reading

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Dealing With Detractors

There are plenty of people who will try to dissuade you from seeking financial security through debt freedom. These people might say things like: Debt is just a way of life Debt is a tool that will let you get … Continue reading

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Pay Off Student Loans 3x Faster With One Simple Trick

Are you a student in Oregon with student loans and a part-time job? You could pay off your loans three times faster than your peers by doing just one thing. Let me fill you in on this little secret.

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