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There was Something Just so Enjoyable about This Vacation
Friday, October 13th, I shipped off to California. I was spending the next 7 days with my parents and sisters. After my California trip, I was off to Dallas, to FinCon 2017, to hang out with a bunch of personal
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Why FinCon 2017 was Amazing and I’m Going to FinCon 2018 in Orlando
FinCon 2017 just finished up and I’m so glad I attended. I met some great people, had fantastic conversations with fellow bloggers and like minded individuals, and had some amazing food and drink while balling on a budget. In this
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Focus, Ownership and Consistency
I’m taking 12 days off from work. I’m off to California today, and then off to Dallas the next week for FinCon with other financial bloggers. The last 6 weeks have been a complete grind. I became exhausted one weekend,
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Blog Traffic and Income Report – September 2017
Welcome to the ninth monthly Blog Traffic and Income Report for The Mastermind Within! For new readers, each month, I post the traffic statistics and income The Mastermind Within blog has earned and comment on any changes, improvements, and disappointments.
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I Only Have $151 in My Business Bank Account
Not everyone wakes up one day and becomes a master marketer. It’s really hard to go from never selling anything, besides Boy Scout Christmas wreathes, to selling thousands of dollars of product a day. It’s been a busy 5 months,
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How I’m Building a Business Around Dropshipping T-Shirts
Today, I’m going to change it up a little bit. I haven’t given too many details into one of the income streams I’m working on and today, I want to share with you how I’m building a business around dropshipping
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Impact Corporate America Would Have on Me
I Never Knew the Impact Corporate America Would Have on Me
I love trying new things. Waking up, experimenting, researching, and implementing is exciting to me – this is why entrepreneurship is so appealing to me. Lately though, I’ve been having a lot of conflicting thoughts. I’ve finished up my last
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Why I Grind (Hint: I Want a Successful Future)
Get up at 6:30 AM, write out a post, check the clock… 7:50 AM. Shower, get dressed, catch the 8:20 bus. Work at 8:40, check social media, read blogs, actually do work, go on a few walks through the sky
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Mortgage and HELOC Arbitrage? Can I Get Some Free Money?
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but I think I’ve found a potential way to earn some risk free money. I’m always looking for a great deal and I think I’ve found one. By borrowing money at a
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