When we think about investing we most often think about our retirement – our ever-dwindling nest egg. Sure this is a good long-term goal but do you know what will significantly increase your returns? Investing in yourself today! For years I overlooked investing in myself and because of this I was guided by wrong beliefs, my relationships suffered, the quality of my life was poor, I worried too much, my clothes were 15 years old, and I felt like I was merely surviving when I should have been thriving.
There are many different areas we can invest in ourselves; managing grief and emotional maturity, improving our relationships, better parenting, healthy lifestyle changes, money management, spiritual maturity, etc.
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For many Americans today, finances are tight, and everyone is looking for ways to pinch pennies and save money. Almost immediately after a divorce, a family’s income is cut by 1/3rd or more, depending on who had the most significant paycheck and how much each person worked. Starting over again and taking care of children at multiple residents isn’t cheap.
Since everyone requires food, a good portion of the monthly budget is spent on groceries. Over the years we have seen a rise in food prices. Fueled by a rise in the cost of commodities, diesel fuel, food safety and any other cost that is involved getting the product to the end consumer. If you are looking for a few extra ways to save money at the grocery store read on.
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