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Archive for September, 2019

Paying Off Bills Vs. Saving For Retirement

Let me begin by saying that one shouldn’t consider the debate between paying off bills and saving for retirement as totally opposite beliefs. The truth is that for long term security you’re going to need to take care of both as time goes along. You never know how long you’ll live once you retire and the last thing you want is to be saddled with a lot of debt and not enough money to pay for everything.

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With that said, let’s look at this discussion from some practical terms. The difference between paying off bills you have now and deciding to put money away can be drastic. It’s hard to see for most people because the numbers can be overwhelming, so we’re going to put it in terms that hopefully make it easier to understand with a little example.
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Should You Have A Home Office Or Rented Space?

At some point every sole entrepreneur thinks about where they should be working. Sometimes it’s at the beginning; sometimes it’s after a year or so. There are multiple considerations to think about if you’re looking to move into a rented space for your office. Let’s take a look at some of those concerns.

1. Income

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Income is the biggest consideration when it comes to making this kind of decision. If you’re new and don’t have any clients, it’s nothing you should even consider. What you’ll learn early on is that it’s harder being self employed at the beginning of your new career, and you want any funds you have to help give you time to get your business up and going.
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