Archive for April, 2012
One thing I like about the Internet is that I can live in any place under the Sun and still know about various promotions, contests, diy sweepstakes and other various offers taking place in any location. If you know me, you know that I do not mind getting something for free. I usually value things that I get without paying for them and I am grateful that somebody gave them to me.
One way to get something for free is to ask for it. You can get so many things completely free of charge if you know where to look for promotions or contests. Over the years, I have learned that it is a good idea to know at least one website that lists various promotions, contests, sweepstakes and offers. If you know at least one website you can trust, you can be sure that you are never going to miss any great offer or promotion.
I have always believed that one way to become richer is to work more and earn more money, but I know of another way to become wealthy. While some people prefer to work for money and they do not spend time looking for good offers, I do just the opposite. Apart from looking for additional sources of income, I also try to be a smart shopper and I dedicate a large chunk of my spare time to looking for ways to get something for free whenever it is possible of course. When I get a good deal or when I get something for free, I like to calculate how much money I managed to save in the process. I am always very proud of myself every time I save a few bucks here and there or when I win something for free without putting too much effort in it.
I meet seniors from time to time. It seems that different people live different lives when they retire. Some seniors try to take advantage of the good weather that some parts of the US or Europe such as Southern Europe can offer them. I am sure that you have heard that many Americans move to Florida when they retire, but did you know that you cam meet so many British seniors in Southern European countries such as Spain, Cyprus, or Malta? In this post, I am going to concentrate on retiring in Florida, as I believe that many of my readers are American based.
I have always liked the idea of retirement communities such as various Retirement Communities in Florida. Living surrounded by beautiful sea, nature and friendly people has always been one of my dreams. I want to stay active when I am older, so moving to a retirement community with many amenities would be perfect for me. Staying active is part of my life. I try to exercise every day by going on walks, cycling and swimming whenever it is possible. If I choose to live in Florida, I could live very close to a swimming pool in which I could spend my time every day.
For now, I can only dream about retiring, but the older I get, the more often I tend to think about the day I am finally going to retire. Do not get me wrong. I am not unhappy in my current job. All I want to say is that by relocating to a sunny place I would have a chance to give my body something to help it relax. I believe that after working your whole life very hard, you have every reason to want to retire if you know that you do not have to do anything else but to enjoy your life.
I do not know about you, bit I come up with a fresh business idea once every few days. When I come up with something that is worth talking about, I immediately share it with my family and friends. Some of the ideas I have might lead to something bigger, so I do not hesitate to share them with somebody to know what they think about it.
I heard somewhere that Angel Investors can be of great help to ambitious individuals such as myself who have great ideas but who do not have enough money to start their businesses based on those great ideas. I am glad that there are some people out there looking for entrepreneurs with unique ideas and willing to support them. I do not know how hard it is to get the support of an angel investor. I guess I will have to try and find out on my own. I am open to anything new that I might want to try. I have not met any angel investor in my life yet, but I am sure that I would like to do it one day. I am still hoping that my ideas are good enough to attract the attention of potential investors. I have not consulted any of them with anybody else except for my family and friends, but I am willing to give it a try one day. Of course, I hope for the best.
If you have any experience with angel investors, please feel free to share them with me. I am willing to listen to any of them so that I can learn from them. If I have a chance to learn from your experiences, I will also learn how to impress a potential investor and how to make sure that he is going to be interested in my project and not the project of somebody else.