Budgeting, Life Lessons , , ,

How to Reduce Your Expenses During Retirement

You have worked hard for most of your adult life and the day has come that you will retire and enjoy the freedom of your golden years. You might take up a hobby, volunteer, or just enjoy working in your garden and socializing with your friends. If you have been planning ahead and contributing to your retirement fund, you will likely have a nest egg built up which will help you support yourself once you leave your job. You also may have built up a large amount of savings, or equity, in your home. There are some really good strategies…
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I’m Searching For Our ORTC O Event 2012 Drawing Winners

 Where's Waldo? Ha Ha.... ***UPDATE:  I've already got a call back from Kim Abbott and Brian Brandt! Congratulations to the winners,  Lynne Shapiro with West USA Realty and Andrew Ostrander with Keller Williams Arizona Realty! Wow. Wasn't the O Event great?  I've had the pleasure to be involved for two years now and it just keeps getting better.  Hats off to the team at Old Republic Title for the great work they do with this event! It was a lot of fun meeting you all there and giving away hundreds of the Utlimate Home Journal referral marketing gifts.  I hope…
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Overcoming Your Fears Leads to Massive Success

Just imagine yourself standing in front of thousands of people in a live audience.  And then add the hundreds of thousands, or maybe millions, watching on TV. Would you feel fear?  Would you be able to perform?  How about a recovery after you stumble? <-------<<<SHARE THIS VIDEO HERE<----------<<<     Wow....just imagine doing that at 9 years old like Malaki Paul! An interesting thing that this video demonstrates is how much the audience is pulling for Malaki. In fact, everyone wants him to succeed.  You can see it in their faces....the compassion that they feel for him and the greatness…
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Scarcity Works In Persuading Prospects to Become Customers

Going....Going....Gone! You've experienced this feeling before, right?  You'd better get in before the good stuff is all taken.  You don't want to miss out! A common story that shows scarcity being used in real estate transactions goes something like this: Agent: "So, how do you like this home?" Customer: "Oh, I really like it.  I'm pretty sure it would work for us." Agent: "Great!  Well, if you're really interested in this home we should probably get an offer in right away.  Properties in this price range are moving quickly and many times have multiple offers.  This one will probably go…
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Motivation

The Music of Possibility – How Do You See Your (Dis-) Abilities?

How many times have you lamented the areas that you feel you lack in life?  Have you allowed yourself to feel like a victim because of the circumstances that surround you? If you're like most people, you probably find yourself nodding in agreement to these questions.  For some reason, we tend to focus on what we don't have and desire rather than what we've been give and should celebrate. Today's quick story is about someone who has mastered the skills and abilities that he was given to become an inspiration and a joy to all of those people around him. …
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