7 ways to buy back your time

7 ways to buy back your time

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7 ways to buy back your time
If you had an extra hour in your day, what would you do with it? Pick up a new hobby? Learn a new language? Find new ways to make money? What if you had two extra hours, or even three? What would you do then? To most, even an extra half hour in the day can seem like a gift. While some might think it’s impossible to even find enough time to eat, let alone do things they enjoy (I’m looking at you entrepreneurs), there are actually a LOT of ways you can carve out more hours in the day. How? Simple: Buy back your time.  Why spending money on convenience makes you happier When we talk about buying back your time, what we’re really talking about is convenience. These are purchases that make your day-to-day more convenient — thereby saving money. Some examples: Travel apps Uber / Lyft Pre-cooked meals Grocery delivery Personal trainers Housekeepers By spending money on convenience and buying back your time, you’re able to get back hours in your day you’d normally spend on things that: 1. don’t make you happy and 2. you can hire someone else to do. Science also shows that it [...]
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My boss went on a dream six-week vacation, and these are 5 things I now consider for my future travels

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My boss went on a dream six-week vacation, and these are 5 things I now consider for my future travels
Have you ever met someone who’s told you, “Traveling to experience different foods, sights, cultures, and people? Ew, no.” Me neither. The point is, the majority of us looooooove to travel, but [...]
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5 factors that helped these readers successfully boost their salary over $5,000

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5 factors that helped these readers successfully boost their salary over $5,000
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How Do You Find Time For The Land Business When Starting Out?

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How Do You Find Time For The Land Business When Starting Out?
In this week’s Round Table—CREATING TIME for this business. This week’s cast of Geeks joining Mark include: Aaron WilliamsMimi SchmidtErik PetersonTate LitchfieldScott Todd When [...]
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3 strategic ways to achieve your goals
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Tips to Spend More Time with Your Family

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Tips to Spend More Time with Your Family
While I was preparing to write about tips to spend more time with your family, I wondered why this was important when I read this paragraph from Liane Moriarty’s new book “Nine Perfect Strangers. [...]
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How to set goals and achieve them with the RIGHT reward

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How to set goals and achieve them with the RIGHT reward
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4 toughest interview questions you need to prepare for
So you’ve crafted a winning resume … … written an amazing cover letter … … and you might have gotten a little ahead of yourself and started clearing out your desk. Your hard work has paid [...]
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3 powerful habits you need to jumpstart the new year
Imagine a dozen dominoes lined up in a row. Push the first domino and what happens? They all fall down. Now take that same dozen and double it. No, triple it. No, wait — add 15,000 dominoes, branch [...]
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3 meaningful ways to use your holiday bonus
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Retired By 28—Why You Need To Look Beyond The Traditional Ways

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How to give advice that people actually take

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How to give advice that people actually take
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4 easy money fixes to do before New Year’s

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4 easy money fixes to do before New Year’s
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Most generous thing I’ve heard in a long time

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Most generous thing I’ve heard in a long time
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Inverted yield curve: How it predicts financial disaster

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Inverted yield curve: How it predicts financial disaster
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The Best Of Round Table—Making The Most Of Your Time

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The Best Of Round Table—Making The Most Of Your Time
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income—Round Table edition, join us as we take a look back at some of our most popular episodes. We chose three clips that have one common factor: TIME. Th [...]
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Don’t be broke: 5 wealth mindsets for a Rich Life
If you’re broke, things that people consider minor purchases can be a massive undertaking for you: Going out for meals and to bars Paying utility bills or rent Filling up your car with gas Heading [...]
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5 ways to take control of your finances
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What is middle class?

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What is middle class?
“Middle class” is a common term spoken by news pundits, politicians, and that annoying friend of yours who likes to debate politics at dinner parties. While a lot of people like to bloviate about [...]
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How to borrow from your 401k — with 3 alternatives

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How to borrow from your 401k — with 3 alternatives
A 401k is one of the most powerful investment vehicles for retirement — and it’s IWT’s favorite thing ever for several reasons: Pre-tax investments. You don’t get taxed on the money you cont [...]
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How much should I have in my 401k?

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How much should I have in my 401k?
I’ve talked about the 401k a few times before. [cue montage of every single time I scream at you to get a 401k] That’s only because the 401k is one of the most powerful investment tools at [...]
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42 money-making side hustle ideas for 2018

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42 money-making side hustle ideas for 2018
A good side hustle idea can open the door to unlimited earning potential. My team and I have spent more than a decade building money-making systems that have earned my students $1,000 and more on the [...]
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Entrepreneur = insecure

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Entrepreneur = insecure
Insecurity is fascinating. We hide it. We beat ourselves up for it. And to top it off, it seems like we’re the only ones who ever feel it. And yet: It’s the times we feel most insecure that we g [...]
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6 easy ways to make your money work for you

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6 easy ways to make your money work for you
Many people think that the only way to build wealth is with a job. While it’s a great way to earn more money, it’s not the only way. In fact, there are a lot of ways you can make your money work [...]
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Easy Ways to Cut Costs to Save Big Money

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Easy Ways to Cut Costs to Save Big Money
By the time you pay the bills, contribute to your emergency fund, not to mention put in what you can for retirement, there sure is not much leftover, which makes it all more important where every doll [...]
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Ways to Avoid Overspending

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Ways to Avoid Overspending
Let’s face it, when it comes to spending, there’s not a whole lot left in our bank account after paying bills, not to mention have enough for food and gas, so it makes sense to what to treat yours [...]
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When to sell stock: 3 reasons to sell

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When to sell stock: 3 reasons to sell
The two most common questions I hear about stocks are: What stock should I buy? When do I sell? I’ve covered the first question before (check out my article all about stocks and bonds). That’s w [...]
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Drew Houston — The Billionaire Founder of Dropbox (#334)

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Drew Houston — The Billionaire Founder of Dropbox (#334)
“Write an interesting story, not a perfect story.” — Drew Houston Drew Houston (@DrewHouston) is co-founder and CEO of Dropbox. Since founding the company in 2007 with Arash Ferdowsi, Dr [...]
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Samin Nosrat — Master Creative, Master Teacher (#339)

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Samin Nosrat — Master Creative, Master Teacher (#339)
Photo by Adam Rose “Things that caused me so much pain and confusion as a kid ended up being really wonderful tools in my work.” — Samin Nosrat Samin Nosrat (@ciaosamin) is a writer, che [...]
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How to get traffic on your blog (in just 2 steps)

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How to get traffic on your blog (in just 2 steps)
Today, I’m going to share two strategies I’ve used to get traffic to my websites from extremely high-traffic blogs like Lifehacker and sites like the Wall Street Journal. These strategies are the [...]
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5 ways to avoid overdraft fees

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5 ways to avoid overdraft fees
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The 2 Quickest Ways to Generate an Income Online

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The 2 Quickest Ways to Generate an Income Online
Why reframing "how do I make fast money online?" can help you better understand what it truly means to generate an income online, and how to do so quickly. [...]
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