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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FREE 2014 Calendar and Day Planner Download!

by Ron Haynes

Its getting to be about that time … time to get your new calendar set up. If you use a day planner, here is an 8.5×11 inch model that costs you nothing but some paper, printer ink, and a three ring binder. And it’s pretty functional too with a heavy emphasis on goal setting and achievement. The […]

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Why I Bought Life Insurance On My Kids

by Ron Haynes

One of the biggest myths surrounding the purchase of life insurance is that you’re only insuring income. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Don’t believe me? Skip asking an investment advisor and just ask anyone who’s lost a loved one and had to go back to work the day after the funeral as if […]

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5 Reasons to Abandon Television

by Ron Haynes

Abandoning television is a serious step in today’s society. Television is both a fantastic resource and a faceless attacker of wealth. It has the ability to inspire and the ability to depress. It can make you happy and scare you to death, it can inform and educate, but it can also help you waste your […]

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Don’t Let Short Term Needs Overwhelm Your Long Term Goals

by Ron Haynes

With the majority of us living longer than the inventors of Social Security ever anticipated, it’s becoming obvious that few of us are saving enough for a prolonged retirement. Consequently, there has been a great deal of discussion about the “pension crises” and the upcoming “savings gap”. Yet this does not indicate that we are […]

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Maximize Your Money When You Belly Up to the Buffet

by Ron Haynes

A sluggish economy has a way of making people look for bargains. I recently heard on the radio that “all you can eat” buffets are doing a blistering business because people want as much for their money as they can get. I don’t blame anyone there. Buffets can be great places to get more bang […]

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