Coping With A Robbery and Making Sure It Never Happens Again

by Ron Haynes

There’s nothing quite like the feelings you experience after being robbed, of having your personal belongings selfishly taken by another person. It’s infuriating and scary at the same time, but I’m going to wager that you get robbed every day of your most precious asset. I’m talking about Time Robbery. Here are a few time […]

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A Resolution Worth Keeping: Find A New or Better Job

by Ron Haynes

New Year’s Resolutions are notorious for being kept … for about 6 days. But there are several resolutions worth keeping this new year. If you’ve “had it up to here” with your job, or if you’re currently unemployed, finding new or better employment opportunities is a resolution you have to WORK for … rarely does […]

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Need Extra Cash? There Are Only 4 Ways To Get It

by Ron Haynes

One of the most popular posts on The Wisdom Journal is 26 Ways To Make Extra Money While Keeping Your Day Job. Many of the ideas in that article require cash seekers to start their own small business of sorts, from babysitting to plant maintenance to tutoring kids to “mining the miners.”. But there are […]

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How You Can Create Wealth Out of Thin Air

by Ron Haynes

Have you ever noticed HOW certain people talk? No, not their accent, or their choice of colloquialisms or regional phrases, I’m speaking of the attitude behind their choice of words. The perennially poor tend to think of themselves and money in one sense while the wealthy think of themselves and money in a completely different […]

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8 Job Market Myths and Truths

by Ron Haynes

Finding a job in the midst of a dismal economy can be a daunting task. The job market seems confusing, positions scarce, and applicants plentiful while the myths abound more than ever. I believe the key is to seek more than just a job, but to seek a position. A job is general, whereas a […]

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5 Characteristics of a Great Mentor

by Ron Haynes

It’s just human intuition to seek out a mentor. We instinctively know that if we can learn what’s worked for others, there’s a greater likelihood we will experience success when we emulate them, and in most cases, it’s helpful to find a mentor and learn to emulate their success patterns. “If your actions inspire others […]

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How to Use Pinterest as Free Advertising

by Ron Haynes

Many businesses don’t realize it, but Pinterest is perhaps one of the best free outlets out there for online advertising. At first, the network seems like it is almost exclusively for women with pictures of food, clothing and crafts comprising the vast majority of pinned images. Still, there are many ways to use Pinterest to […]

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The 8 Types of Jobs

by Ron Haynes

Welcome, welcome. Come on in and have a seat on the couch right there. Just relax. We’re going to have a little conversation about your job anxieties. As a matter of fact, just lie back on the couch and let’s focus together on letting all your misgivings about your current or even future job evaporate […]

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Overqualified? Really?

by Ron Haynes

Have you ever had a company, recruiter, or employer say you’re “overqualified” for a job? Truthfully, how can you actually be “overqualified” for a job? In reality, that makes no sense! You can either do the job, or you can not. How can having more experience than “needed” be a negative, right? I mean, c’mon. […]

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Today’s Luxury Tomorrow’s Necessity

by Ron Haynes

According to research recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, partaking of one little luxury, a truffle, was the difference in whether study participants were later able to resist other food items such as pizza, ice cream and potato chips. It’s as if eating the truffle formed a commitment in their minds to continue […]

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Good Reasons to Sell Your Home

by Ron Haynes

Circumstances may force you to sell your home, or you may have your own reasons for wanting to sell it. Reasons that May Force You to Sell Financial difficulties: If you can no longer afford to pay your monthly home-related expenses, such as mortgage payments and utility bills, your only choice may be to move […]

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Your Home and Insulation: You Probably Don’t Have Enough

by Ron Haynes

The best way to lower the amount of energy needed to heat or cool your home is to keep your home’s temperature as even as possible and the best way to do that is to use insulation. Think of insulation as blanket that’s usually installed in your home’s walls, ceilings, and sometimes the floors. Insulation’s […]

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7 Musts for Any Homebuyer

by Ron Haynes

Buying a home isn’t as complicated as some people make it out to be, but there are quite a few potential pitfalls. Buying a home isn’t like buying a lawnmower or even a car – not only is the price significantly higher, but the laws and regulations associated with purchasing real estate differ greatly from […]

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