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Every week on the Catch Fire Blog you will read about the Principals, Tools, and How To’s regarding creating Financial Freedom and living a more happy fulfilling life! Posts are written by experts in their field on our Faculty and CFU Founders Doug and Melanie Nelson who LIVE a financially Free life and now make it their mission to assist others in doing the same!
Building a business that works with or without you is one of the 3 ways you can create Financial Independence.
It is one of the most doable ways for the average person because it doesn’t have to take a lot of capital like Real Estate and Investing does; it take more of your TIME. This is why many turn to Multi-Level Marketing.
People join MLM’s in hopes of creating a money, lifestyle and freedom, and most companies tote that line, however most companies compensation plans don’t deliver anything BUT hope.
HerbalLife was a...
A trend in thinking has me worried for the future of this country.
I recorded a VIDEO about it.
WHY are we continuing to reward complacent behavior?
WHY are we demonizing those that go above and beyond?
This shift in attitude has me scared and I would love to hear your thoughts on this!
Love to you all
Why is Competition getting a bad rap?
Does it really help our kids, our society, our country or our culture!?
For us here at CFU, it is all in how you FRAME or and USE it.
The way we frame it, it helps build BELIEF & LIFTS MORAL.
It serves as VALIDATION of what we are doing and HOW we are doing it!
It shows everyone the proper, correct or efficient way of doing things.
It rewards behavior, habits & disciplines that moves us forward as people, a team, and society.
A pro athlete is a PRO because of the habits of commitment, discipline...
I love to shop, but MANY of you don’t…
Truth is we ALL HAVE to shop… toilet paper, clothes, seasonal supplies, back to school, etc….
If you have read our #1 Best Selling Book; “Catch Fire; how to ignite your own economy” you know we teach the OFFENSE & DEFENSE strategies of winning the money game. You need both to win the game.
You have to spend, so spend SMART and SAVE HUGE by learning from CFU Founder; Melanie Nelson!
You will discover the Secrets to saving hundreds of dollars a month on the stuff you...
I LOVED this article on Business Insider; “15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter”
I saw I could make improvements to my speaking and writing, so if you are presenting in any way or building a Social Media following, this article is a must!
Many of the words to ELIMINATE will surprise you!
Entitlement is the epidemic of the 21st Century“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” ~ Mark Twain
I believe that so much that is wrong in North America today has to do with an entitlement Mentality. That WEALTH should be distributed.
I have excelled because of hard work, discipline and determination. It is NOT wrong for me to want more, achieve more or earn more, it is in fact the “American Dream”. And that dream is now being DEMONIZED. Apparently now, we should all...
Age is inevitable, Aging is preventable
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~ Mark Twain
None of us are getting out of this life alive, so each day that we are here matters. Mark Twain had it right again, how you feel about yourself & your life has a direct impact on how “old” you feel, hence the coined phrase “young at heart”. Focus less on the fact you circled the sun again, and more on what you can do with that time.
As I write this I am flying to a beautiful destination to...
New Year’s resolution fading fast?
“Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.” ~ Mark Twain
The New Year brings resolutions to change our bad habits and adopt new and better ones… but I am sure you have experienced those simply fading away… We have great intentions, a desire to change… so WHY does that happen? Well, Mark Twain gives us a Clue that it begins with our thoughts.
What you focus on EXPANDS. So if you focus on your problems or what you...
It is SOOOO easy to get caught up in the Holiday Spending. From the hot deals and bargains that entice, to the food, decorations and of course the presents. January is a painful month for most people; the dreaded Credit Card statement shows up and it is at least a month or two of paying interest fees to get that sucker paid off. Sound Familiar?
The thing is the holidays come around EVERY YEAR and even at the exact same time!!! So if it is PREDICTABLE it is PREVENTABLE!!
Here are 3 fool proof tips that will get you through each year without...
4. Holiday Stress or Your Holiday Best!? Laugh it up this season!
Often during the holidays we succumb to stress and overwhelm. Instead of spreading good cheer, we fuss and grumble.
Mark Twain has some great advice for us during this season and anytime of year, he say’s…
“Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing,” because, “Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.”
Humor and laughter are amazing tools and I can say I am so grateful my husband brings that to my life daily!
It will take a tense situation or...