Jan 21st 2011 at 12:30PM
We're well into the new year now and if you haven't scrapped all of your resolutions by now, I hope being smarter with your money is one you'll aspire to all year long. Try these simple ideas for financial success.
Step #1: Know what your time is worth. I have a very successful friend that owns several businesses. I've watched him drive all over town for "cheap" gas when it goes on sale, stand in long lines to save a few bucks and spend way too much time clipping coupons. I figured out that he earns over $200 a working hour, yet, he'll waste time saving a fraction of that amount. Another girlfriend of mine earns $65 a working hour, and has very little time to spend with her family of five. Yet, she'll continue to spend several hours a week cleaning her house instead of hiring a housekeeper for $15-25 an hour.
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