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Do You Have "Common Cents"? (Win a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card!)

I'm excited to announce today that my first fiction parable is on Amazon Kindle! A Couple with Common Cents is a short story that will inspire you to find abundance and hope in your finances--and life.

Tabitha, a young mother, has tried to talk with her husband, Jack, about their money…

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Added by Ryan Eidson on October 11, 2013 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Next Short Film

The next film up is called Heavenly Mid-Term.

Herman Spunkleton is challenged with forgiving his dead father after a quirky messenger from Heaven shows up and delivers Herman’s Heavenly mid-term report.

On a quite Sunday afternoon, Jack, an unpolished, unkept messenger form God shows up at Herman’s home.  As Jack discusses the report with Herman, he provides the opportunity for Herman to improve his score right then and there by bringing others into Herman’s…

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Added by Greg Gearlds on December 21, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments


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Who Can I Not Live Without?

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Relationships are tough to manage. That’s why I don’t manage them, I invest in them. That’s the only way a relationship should be looked at; an investment. If you try to manage it, you’ll end stepping all over yourself because you’re only making decisions about what benefits…

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Added by Rob Clinton on April 25, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments


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083 Finding your Voice: Take the Stairs – 7 Steps to Achieving True Success

One of the lessons he learned early on is that there are no shortcuts. (Jump to the podcast)

 

Raised by a single parent, in a trailer park, tucked into the hills of Colorado, Rory’s mom helped him understand and…

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Added by Joel Boggess on December 12, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

True Love WIns Over a Short Sale Anyday!





This week on Connie and Sheila Talk - hear 48 Days' Derek Olsen share what he and his wife Carrie went through in a…

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Added by Connie M Williams on August 23, 2011 at 5:14pm — 3 Comments


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Do You Love it there And Are You Still Here?

Part of my weekend in Jekyll Island was spent reading, thinking, and soaking in life. I remember sitting on a balcony in a golden moment of perfection. It was early morning; I had my usual coffee, a devotional book in front of me, a notepad, and the sound waves crashing nearby.

 

Sound heavenly? Let me put some icing on the cake, because a beautiful red cardinal flies up to visit me, and lands by my feet without a fear in the world. A red headed wood pecker was…

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Added by Rob Clinton on May 18, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments

12 Step Strategy for My Next Million | Fighting Back Financially

I have  made millions only to see it evaporate….with my help of course. (See- “Upside Down”)
So the time has come to map out my next million.
And this time: Hold onto it, Grow it and Give like a maniac.
Here’s the strategy:
  1. Give. Take it off the…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on April 15, 2011 at 7:09am — 2 Comments

8 Ways to Kick The Crap Out of Your Budget | Fighting Back Financially

Ok, I was in many fights  growing up as a kid (see: 26 Things You Might NOT Know About Me).

Not proud of it but it is what it is.

In many cases that fight has been a HUGE benefit to me.

My weakness is finally accomplishing the “BIG THING” I have been striving for…..then following it up by getting soft,  too comfortable and very distracted. (See: …

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on April 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

26 Things You Might NOT Know About Me

Believe it of not, I havenot discussed some of these….so here it goes:
  1. First and foremost, I am a proud daddy of two beautiful girls, and blessed with the best wife one can ask for…
  2. Started ice skating at 3 years old, started playing ice hockey at 5. Played in college, had a chance to play professionally in Germany since I had duel citizenship due to my father escaping from East Germany.
  3. It’s been years…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on April 6, 2011 at 8:38am — 2 Comments

Episode 16 of Fighting Back Financially- Money Saving Mom

 

I had the pleasure speaking Crystal Paine of MoneySavingMom.com .

She has a lot of amazing things going on at her site: Freebies/Giveaways, Store Deals, Coupons, Articles, Resources and a whole lot more.

Her video series, “31 Days to a Better Grocery Budget” , is killer. She will give and teach you how to save on something we all struggle with: FOOD!

As I said on the show multiple times, her content…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on April 4, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments

Finances: Broke or Poor?

There is a difference.

 

Broke- “destroy; make whole into pieces”

Poor- “a hapless victim, deserving or inciting pity,  fortune-less, poverty”

The main difference is mindset, ala Dave Ramsey:

“Broke, you are passing through. Poor is a mindset.”

With being broke, you know you are passing through this time in your life. You are battling. Sure , you get down or even downright depressed. I’ve been…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on April 1, 2011 at 7:47am — 2 Comments

Walking Away From a $100,000

I was making this in my previous job but was miserable in it.
I know what you are thinking: “But it was a $100K! In this economy, how could you do such a thing? ”
Here is how:
Life is really short. Your time is REALLY short.
 

Why risk it on something that you hate doing day in and day out ?
Yes, I am a financial coach but this has nothing to do with the numbers. It’s bigger than that.

It…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 25, 2011 at 3:32am — No Comments

Episode 014 of Fighting Back Financially podcast show: "Real Life Short Sale Story with James Dibben"

Episode 014- Real Life Short Sale Story with James Dibben

Anyone who has been through or going through a Short Sale can relate to James Dibben. He has been through the fire and continually fights the battle.

Is it or…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 24, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments

5 REALLY Bad Financial Mistakes Parents Make

Parents.
I know you have a heart for your children.

You love them so much, you cannot stand the thought of them going through any pain.

I have 2 girls and want to wrap my arms around them  24/7.

It hurts when they hurt.
But here is the deal...

If we are constantly sheltering/spoiling them, we are essentially crippling them.

If we refuse to let them to go through the fire, then they will…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 23, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Hope

Hope- means “longing ; to dream”

 

Do not lose this. Hold onto  it.

I know times are tough. Your finances seem to have vanished like a thief in the night.

But it’s time to recoup and regroup.

The time has come to move your eyes off of your yourself and on to people who really need it.  (See Japan, See New Zealand)

This will help you put things in perspective.

I know you are going through some hard times.

Reduce your debt at…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 16, 2011 at 4:09am — No Comments

Consistent Small Financial Steps

Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 13, 2011 at 5:18am — No Comments

Episode 13 of Fighting Back Financially- Sharon's Side of The Story



OK, I have to admit I was a little nervous at first having my wife, Sharon, on the show today. Not because of her,…. but because of all of my screw ups!
Women and men are REALLY going to enjoy this…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 8, 2011 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

30 Ways to Save Some Serious Cash

Here are 30 ways to save some cash:

  1. Don’t buy lunch, bring it to work
  2. Keep up with the maintenance on your vehicles
  3. Never buy a new car, always purchased used
  4. Raise your deductibles on your insurances
  5. Disability insurance: extend the waiting period, this will lower the premium (keep is to have an emergency fund)
  6. Eliminate TV (Did you black out?)
  7. Ok, for starters, lets lower the cable bill to the basics
  8. Never buy…
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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 6, 2011 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Thank You 48 Days Family! My book is at the publisher!

I couldn't have done it without this great community......such an inspiration to finally get it done!

Hopefully the book"Upside Down: How We Survived 7 Short Sales" is a blessing to someone who is hurting out there.

I will be forever grateful!!!!!!!

Remember, it is never wrong to follow your passion....no matter what anyone tells you! Once you know what you were born to do.....GO AFTER IT WITH EVERYTHING YOU…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 3, 2011 at 2:40am — 7 Comments

Stop Asking for Permission

 

Since we were kids, we always had to ask for permission.

Can I have chocolate milk? No!

Can I play with my friends? You are too young!

Can I have a sleepover? Not yet!

 

While these could fall into the category of good parenting with certain age groups, we seem to bring these thought processes into our adult life.

The problem comes when we are waiting on someone else to take the lead because no one has…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on March 1, 2011 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

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