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The power of the Big Hairy Audacious Goal

The POWER of the Big Hairy Audacious Goal

During my MBA I got introduced to the concept of the Big Hairy Audacious Goal (or BHAG) for the first time in my life. I remember it well since the picture in the PowerPoint slide depicted a hairy monster-looking creature. How this monster could have anything to do with the class I was in and even with business in general? The power of the Big Hairy Audacious Goal soon became more clear. And I learned the way it can help to realize your dreams. Whether they are business-based or more personal. In short, creating your own BHAG will help you […]

Set up your bank accounts for financial success

Set up your bank accounts for financial SUCCESS

Thinking about financially successful people you tend to picture an expensive lifestyle. Living in an enormous villa in an idyllic dream-away place. You would probably need a bank account of a millionaire to be financially successful. Right? Or is there a secret way how to set up your bank accounts for financial success? While the millionaire’s lifestyle may be a very recognizable way, it actually hasn’t got much to do with financial success. Financial success is more about creating a situation for yourself in which you are happy with the amount of money coming into your bank account given the […]

Tips when using Home Exchange

Tips using HOME EXCHANGE to save money on holidays

When looking for ways to save money and to create assets for extra income streams, it is key to look at the expenses you are already making. Which expenses do you actually have and which can you cut completely or can be reduced to a minimum? Our holiday expenses are not that high. But once when we discovered the possibilities of Home Exchange, we were super excited about the fun way it provided to save extra money. Here are our tips using Home Exchange to save money on holidays. About Home Exchange Home Exchange is a website that creates opportunities […]

How to use home exchange to save thousands of dollars on your holiday

How to use Home Exchange to save THOUSANDS of dollars

As travelers, we like to explore the world as much as possible. Given the opportunity, we set off on a new adventure in another country. Unfortunately, holidays are expensive. You have to travel to the location, pay for accommodation and rent a car or arrange transportation to get around. Add this to the extra costs of shopping, eating, and drinking, and all the fun activities you undertake and you are looking at an expense that often exceeds a few thousand dollars for a couple of weeks in the sun. So how to use Home Exchange to save thousands of dollars […]

Create assets to reduce financial risk

Create ASSETS to reduce financial risk

Many people are following similar paths in life when it comes to creating income. A 9 to 5 job is the standard and after graduation, many people seek that one big source of income. Over the years they are working hard to get an income as high as possible and to continuously receive that monthly paycheck to pay their mortgage and other expenses. It is so sad that many people do not know how to create assets to reduce financial risk. That’s why job security is very important for most people and the confidence in it is enormous. How sustainable […]