Author: Fred Magoro

5 Tips for Overcoming the Mental Anguish of Facing a Divorce

Divorce is painful. When you wed your spouse, you did it because you loved them and wanted to spend the rest of your life with them. The fact that things didn’t work out for you (no matter how they ended) doesn’t make it any easier to put this chapter behind you and start fresh. Divorce is painful even when it comes from an ugly situation, and you will need to learn to overcome heartache once your divorce is finalized. Allow Yourself Time to Grieve You know your marriage is over now. Allow yourself time to grieve, even if you...

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The Roadmap to Overcoming Obstacles and Living a Productive Life

Everyone makes plans and then usually encounters unexpected setbacks. However, we don’t have to let these pitfalls stand in the way of reaching a goal. To maintain productivity, it is important to have a backup plan to support any endeavor you decide to undertake. Here are a few tips for overcoming obstacles to maintain a meaningful life. Create a plan When anticipating obstacles, create a reasonable plan. Don’t assume success will happen spontaneously. You should plan ahead to ensure that the path is accessible and that you are ready to leap any hurdles that may materialize. Be prepared Productivity...

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How Can I Recover from Bankruptcy?

Having to declare bankruptcy may seem like the end of the world, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. You never thought you would end up here, so what do you do now? Don’t Panic This may seem like an obvious suggestion, but it is so needed. Panic isn’t going to help you get your life back in order. It’s okay to be frustrated and to find an outlet for any feelings of helplessness or frustration, but panic isn’t going to help. Take a deep breath and start moving forward. Evaluate Your Situation Once you’ve taken a deep...

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How to Help Kids Build a Firm Financial Foundation

Depending on your family’s circumstances, finances could be a significant cause of stress – even for young kids and teenagers. When your household is living paycheck to paycheck (and 78 percent of working people are), that stress can be unrelenting. That’s why it’s important to take charge of your money and build a financial foundation to carry you into adulthood. Follow these steps to do just that.   Start Saving for an Emergency Fund Start with a goal of $1,000 in your emergency fund. Most kids have never seen four digits in a bank account before. Emergency funds are...

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Healthy House: Simple Changes to Create a Haven

A happy, healthy home plays a large part in our day to day happiness. So often though, the chaos, clutter, and work revolving around our homes make it just the opposite. How do we recapture the feeling of home being a healthy, restful haven that exudes a sense of calm? Below are a few tips from the pros to help you get started. Remember Less is More Removing some furniture, decluttering, and throwing things away can all contribute a more peaceful atmosphere to your home. Simply removing visual clutter goes a long way towards making your home both easier...

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