5 Easy Steps to Maintaining a Clean Inbox

One of the things that I’m positive every entrepreneur or small business owner learns about 0.5 seconds into the job is that email is key.

You get a lot of it.

All the time.

All day.

In my case, over an hour a day.

That’s almost 15% of the time I spent on the computer today alone! 1 I used RescueTime to track my usage of my email client Wavebox. If you want to learn more about Wavebox or Rescuetime check out my post “5 Apps I Use Everyday

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So with all that email coming in, how on earth are you supposed to stay organized and keep your inbox from being a place where all your emails go to die?

Luckily I have the answer!

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Self-Employed Taxes … Now What? (Calculator)

We’ve all heard the phrase. There are two things certain in life, death and taxes

 

Death we can do nothing about. Eventually, it will come for us all, and we just have to accept that. Taxes, however, we can minimize. As people, especially people within the FI community we often pride ourselves on our ability to minimize our expenses and increase our savings rate.

 

For this, we often make budgets. We take into account all of our income and compare it to our expenses. We then try to eliminate or minimize our biggest expenses, which is where many of our flaws begin.

 

For most people, they would list their three biggest expenses as shelter, transportation, and food. Even StatsCan posts these as Canadians top three spending categories. However, in many of our cases, particularly Canadians, our largest expense is actually one thing: Taxes.

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7 Easy Ways to Save Money in 2019

2019 is Right Around the Corner

 

As I write this it is December 20, 2018 meaning that it is almost 2019. And with that, I plan to take all of the money saving techniques I have implemented in my life after the past several months and kick them into overdrive. In order to accomplish this, I have made a list of the 7 things that I will need to do to save even more money in 2019, and I would love for all of you to join me!

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Productivity Hacks That Really Work!

How many times have you had a great idea that you were super excited about, but then when it comes time to actually get working on it there aren’t enough hours in the day? It’s one of the hardest lessons we learn as an adult, time management. So let’s get into how you can increase your productivity and time management to help you get stuff done!

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How to Build a Budget You Can Actually Stick to…

Building a budget that is within the realm of possibilities is one of the hardest things to do when trying to save money. Everyone has a tendency to see the best in themselves and look at the ideal scenario, which can be detrimental to an otherwise perfectly developed budget. So I’ll start by teaching you how to plan for the future in a real way so that you can maintain it and keep your growth sustainable over the long term!

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