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Time and Productivity Featured Posts

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Here are a few of the great posts about time and boosting productivity that were posted today: How a Walking Desk and Crock Pot Made Me More Productive Since there is no way to slow down time or add more hours to the day–but boy wouldn’t that be an awesome option–I have had to learn how to use my time better to be more productive. And two of the tools that have helped me to do that are the walking desk that I made–also known as my treadmill desk–and my Crock Pot. Read more at Suddenly Frugal. Who Do You Want to Become Who would we see if we were to take a peek into your calendar? Most of our calendars reflect the life of an overwhelmed, overworked, person who…
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Finding Time and Increasing Productivity

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Would you rather have more time or more money? Yesterday we covered how to make more money, so today's posts are all about how to find time and/or increase your productivity. On Women's Money Week: How Find More Time Each Day: 7 Tips From November Sunflower: Managing your time is never gonna happen From Not a Coupon Queen: Finding Time and Increasing Productivity: Think ahead From Budget for Health: How to Manage 1440 Minutes From the Road Not Chosen: Finding Time and Increasing Productivity - A Time for Everything From Take a Smart Step: Five Time Management Tips that Help You Accomplish More From Family Money Values: Leverage Your Time From Early Bird Mom: Why Do You Want To Be More Productive From Northern Cheapskate: Making the Most of Your…
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Increasing Income

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Ready to start earning more money? Check out all the posts below to figure out the best ways to increase your income. Let us know your favorite posts in the comments. On Women's Money Week: 6 Ways to Increase Your Income by Changing Your Mindset From Northern Cheapskate: 5 Ways to Boost Your Income on a Budget From New School of Finance: Make Money From Your Home From 2 ringgits'worth: How to maximise your income when you are starting out From Monroe on a Budget: Stay current in your job skills so you can maintain income From Chicago on the Cheap: Using online education to learn new skills and increase income From Eboo Saves: Increasing Income From Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance: 5 Tips to Increase Your Income From the Road…
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Increasing Income Feature Articles

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Each day of Women's Money Week we'll be featuring a few of the steller articles. Here are the Increasing Income articles for today with a teaser and link to the full article. $5,983 in February Extra Income Happy Monday everyone! It’s already March and I still can’t believe that 2013 is flying by so quickly. Life is still great and I feel like it gets better every single day. Also, good luck to whoever reads this super lengthy post, it’s definitely a whale of a post. In February, I made $5,983 in extra income, after expenses. In case you are new to my blog, “Extra Income” consists of all income that I make that does not include my salaried job that I have in the financial services industry (my job…
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6 Ways to Increase Your Income by Changing Your Mindset

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There are many great blog posts, articles, and courses about how specifically to earn more money. But all of these articles assume that you are ready to earn more. You probably think that you’re ready to earn more money, but the truth is that many of us are held back by internal assumptions, mantras, fears that prevent us from actually stepping out and increasing our worth. So instead of listing specific tips about how to increase your income (If you’re looking for tips, here are a few good posts: decide how to make more money, how to make more money at work, how and why to find a second job, how to make money on the side) this post is about how changing your mindset can help you earn more.…
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Women’s Money Week 2013

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Women's Money Week 2013 is the second annual weeklong online event running from March 4th-8th, 2013 — coinciding with International Women’s Day. Women’s Money Week is about encouraging women to speak up about money, take control of their finances, and reshape their financial futures. For one week of the year, the best and brightest in person finance come together to share their knowledge and experience. Each day a new topic is tackled a new topic as it uniquely affects women. The 2013 Topics are: Monday, March 4: Increasing Income Tuesday, March 5: Finding Time / Increasing Productivity Wednesday, March 6: Family and Money Thursday, March 7: Happiness, Hobbies, and Money Friday, March 8: Future Planning & Financial Planning Check back each day for a full list of posts. In 2012…
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15 Tips to Change Your Password to a New and Stronger Password

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About This Week's Action The other day I was riding in the car with my best friend for the last 10 years. We roomed together in college and knew pretty much everything about each other’s lives then. Even many of our computer passwords. While we were driving I mentioned a website that I subscribe to for home improvement company rankings and said that she should take a look at it. I told her my username and said I’d text her the password. I said, “It’s my insecure password. The one I used for sites that I don’t store credit card data on.” My friend said, “Oh, is it [insertbadpasswordhere]?” Sadly, it was. It turns out I’ve been using the same password (at least for some sites) for over 10 years.…
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Learn Your Credit Card’s Perks

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About This Week's Action If your dog chewed up the new pumps that you just purchased yesterday what would you do? Would you lament the accident? Or would you call your credit card company and ask for your money back? If you're a knowledgeable credit card user you know that you can do the latter. Many people know you can get car rental insurance as part of their credit card's perks. But, there are a lot of credit card perks that you may not know that you have. This week's action is to figure out what credit card perks you have available for your cards. Then you'll be able to start using those perks when you need them. Why Should You Learn Your Credit Card Perks You'll Save Money When…
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Ask yourself: How much life insurance should I have?

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About This Week's Action Do you have life insurance? Or is getting life insurance something that's been hanging out on your to-do list for far too long? Either way, this week's post is for you. Life insurance is well worth having for most people. And many folks, especially women, are underinsured. I could tell you sob stories about spouses who were left with tens of thousands of funeral expenses or kids left behind who no longer had someone to take care of them while the other parent worked. But I'm not going to. Because you know that you need life insurance and I don't think guilt will be the triggering factor that helps you finally get proper coverage. Instead, whether or not your have insurance, this week's action step will…
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Cancel a Subscription

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About This Week's Action I've been feeling guilty for about 6 months now. Every month, my credit card statement arrives billing me for both Netflix and Hulu Plus. I signed up for Hulu Plus because I had a free 3 month subscription and had planned on canceling it. But, every month another 30 days goes by and I haven't canceled it. I then try to tell myself it's only $7.99 so it's not a big deal. The brain does amazing things trying to make us feel better for actions we know we shouldn't have taken. To top off this guilt, just yesterday, a box of PG Tips tea arrived from Amazon Subscribe & Save. (It's my favorite tea and you can only buy it online or abroad.) I got 2…
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