Blog Round-Up: July Edition | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Weekly Roundup

Blog Round-Up: July Edition

It is unbelievable but here we are at the end of July and halfway through 2015. It seems strange how time either moves at a snail’s pace or lightning fast. 🙂 It’s really starting to heat-up in Southern California, which makes for great beach weather and weekend fun. At the same time, we’re also starting to gear-up for back-to-school, although it does feel like school just ended. But according to

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6 Habits of the Wealthy | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Financially Real

6 Habits of the Wealthy

We are often fascinated by wealthy people and their lifestyle. We imagine their lives to be very different from our own and likely much better living in their plush mansions and driving their high-performance vehicles. We dream about trading places with them and enjoying their opulent and wild lives that we see play out on reality shows, where they supposedly show us the glamorous day-to-day lives of the wealthy. I’ve

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Finance

12 Money Saving Apps for Travel, Groceries and Retail

Editor’s Note: Tanya from Eat Laugh Purr is back to share some of the best apps to help you save money. One of the best things about smart phones is the thousands of apps we have at our fingertips, many at no cost. And no, I’m not talking about the latest video game, but all those great apps with the sole purpose of helping us save money with ease, which

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Part 2: Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Small Business Owners

Part 2: Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

Last Monday, I began my two-part series on common mistakes business owners make, starting with the biggest one — not looking at the big picture, which subsequently feeds other mistakes. Business owners have to look at their business at both a macro and micro level. Because we initially take on multiple roles in the beginning, we get caught up in the nuts and bolts of running a business. This leads

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Build a Bigger Life Podcast featuring Shannon Ryan, CFP® #Podcast #BABL
Financially Sound Podcast

The Heavy Purse on Build a Bigger Life Podcast

I had the great privilege and pleasure to be on Adam Carroll’s Build a Bigger Life Podcast and had a blast getting to know him. We discovered quickly that we are kindred spirits who both want to help people live the best life possible. We spent plenty of time discussing one of my favorite subjects, raising financially confident kids. I shared a few stories about Lauren and Taylor and how

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Financially Real

5 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

The cliche, “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence,” is one we’ve all heard before and like most cliches, it also has a kernel of truth to it as well. Many people spend their entire lives coveting what others have, believing their life to be superior. This includes the assumption that being your own boss is better. Most people can spend hours sharing horror stories

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The Modern Small Business Owner | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
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Modern Small Business Owner #Infographic

Small business owners are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. Fortune 500 corporations tend to get all the headlines and attention, but more than half the working population is employed by a small business. For many, the idea of becoming a small business owner is their ultimate dream come true and approximately 543,000 new businesses launch every month in pursuit of that dream. The flip side is also the bitter

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Finance

5 Financial Tips to Help You Thrive in Self Employment

Many people find themselves responding to the siren’s call of self-employment, wanting to be fully in-charge of their success or failure. It can be a heady thrill, submitting your resignation and taking those first steps into the unknown with grand expectations, but it can also come crashing down quickly if you aren’t prepared to transition financially from employee to business owner. Last Friday, I shared the benefits of having side

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6 Reasons You Should Have a Side Hustle | www.TheHeavyPurse.com
Finance

6 Reasons You Should Have a Side Hustle

This post is a part of the Get Paid to Write for Blogs Course Launch! Get Paid to Write for Blogs is a brand new course created by Cat Alford of Budget Blonde. Cat makes a full time income from writing for blogs, and this course will teach you how to do the same. Take it away, Get Paid team … Did you know that approximately 62% of Americans have

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Shannon Ryan SHANNON RYAN, CFP®
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    "As a Certified Financial Planner, it is my passion to help individuals and families build a healthy relationship with money. I look forward to helping you raise financially confident kids.” - Shannon Ryan