How To Attain Financial Freedom





Rush! Rush!! Rush!!! Wake up in the morning, jump out of bed, prepare for work, hit the road, off you go. From Mainland to Island, Island to Mainland, same rat race, same mind numbing routine. Why? All because you are looking for money, trying to survive? Hush! Stop right there! Pause for a moment and ask yourself how long? How long are you going to continue life this way? How long will you continue to put up with this lunacy, will you go on chasing money all your life? If you keep looking for money, working for money, when then will you sit back, relax and enjoy the money? This is one very important question you can’t shy away from, you need to confront it and provide an answer to it.

No doubt money is important but you don’t have to be enslaved by it. In life we cannot pretend that money is not vital, living a good quality lie is almost impossible without money. As a parent you will need to take care of your kids, pay school fees, settle bills and more. As long as you are human and on the face of this earth you need money to service your needs and wants, save, invest and possibly attain financial freedom. Yes, financial freedom, it is possible! All you need is determination, information on how to go about it and time to get it accomplished. Once you set your heart to it, work on it, give it time, it becomes a reality in your life. The problem is alot of people have never given it a thought. They just live life day in day out without setting financial goals. It’s time you pick yourself up from your financial mess and start heading straight for financial freedom. A time when you are completely financially in charge and you can be more useful to yourself, your family and the society at large.

You might be saying I desire this freedom but how do I make it a reality in my life? The following steps will help you a great deal-

Create Multiple Streams of Income: don’t limit yourself to one source of income, take advantage of every possible money making opportunity you can identify. Even if you have a fulltime job you can do other things by the side that will bring in legitimate profit to support your regular income.

Do not despise small beginning or small businesses at all, seemingly little things can bring in good profit, for instance, selling of recharge cards, pure water, running a call centre, selling of ice block, minerals etc. For those with full time jobs you might just need to employ a salesgirl or boy. Also your talent can turn out to be another source of income and part time job. Singing, dancing, writing, speaking, comedy, painting and other talents can help bring in good money if properly harnessed. Put your creativity to work and you will be amazed at the level of potential you have locked up inside.

Create Residual Income: this is another key to wealth creation and continuous financial flow. To create residual income you work hard once and reap over and over from it. A good example could be that you wrote a book, it sold widely, internationally, some schools decided to adopt it as one of the text books for students. The government feels it is good enough for our libraries in the country and they make it available in all libraries, the United Nations is interested in it, they translate it to different languages and distribute it in different countries. From all these you make sales, collect royalty and this can go on for years. There are different ways to generate residual income, all you need do is discover or identify something that can bring in income for you, go to work on it and you will eventually smile as a result of what comes in as a reward for your hard work or better still smart work! Now imagine if you have about four sources of residual income, your guess is as good as mine!

Own your own business: start and grow a business of your own. If done properly it yields great returns that help you stay financially balanced and satisfied. Another thing to bear in mind is that once you find yourself succeeding in a particular business, expand and create branches of the same business. A good way to understand this is to take a look at eateries such as Sweet Sensation, Tantalizer, TFC etc. You can have a restaurant that is doing well, don’t stop there, look for another commercial location and start another branch. Don’t limit yourself, work on your business, grow it, nurture it, create a system around it and move on to the next. Aside from “branching” a particular business, once you’ve laid a solid foundation for it, you can try your hands on other types of businesses too. Repeat the “branching” process in it and watch it grow. When you own your own businesses you are more in charge of your life and you will most likely attain your financial goals faster.

Savings and Investment: you must also realize that there is a difference between you working for money and money working for you. When you wake up in the morning and go to work (job), you go to your own business, working in it, earning salary, you are actually working for money. But when you start to put something aside as savings and eventually start to invest what you’ve saved then at that stage it is money that starts to work real hard for you. To ever get a chance to breathe the air of financial freedom, go beyond making money and spending it to actually investing and watching it grow. Contrary to popular opinion or believe money is not for spending, it is for investing( you can call it planting…) and the profit that comes from it is what you spend yet not all but part of it. The reason is that you will still need to plant again from your harvest in preparation for another harvest. It’s an endless but highly profitable cycle. In short make investment your habit and you can’t help but grow rich!

Giving: The blessings of God makes rich and adds no sorrow. At the end of the day only God can bless and prosper the work of your hands, it is possible to labour like elephant yet eat like ant! So despite your hardwork, it takes God’s favour and baptism of wisdom to prosper and get amazing results that will blow your mind and for things to work out fine like you planned. For you to attract the continual flow of God’s blessing in your financial pursuit you can’t help but be a giver. Someone who “gives back to God” and to his society, one who is constantly reaching out to those in need, widows, orphans, the sick, handicaps etc.

One of the reasons why America is great is the ability of Americans to give, they are crazy givers! Think of Bill Gate and you will discover a man that gives in billions of dollars, a man that single handedly gave a donation that is far bigger than what some nations combined gave during the Tsunami crisis. Consider Warren Buffet and you will encounter another American that gives in billions yet they keep increasing, they keep prospering. You want to be great, rich, wealthy, prosperous? Then become an ardent giver, it unleashes the blessings of God.

Go to work on some of these steps or a combination of the steps and you will soon find yourself climbing financially.

Kemi Adeyemi is a woman of many parts, the CEO Digitz Business Solutions Ltd, an Author, highly sought after Speaker and Business Coach. 

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Success Quotes


“You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.”  Adlin Sinclair

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“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be” George Sheehan

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.”  Swami Vivekananda

“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”  Sven Goran Eriksson

“Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.”  Arnold H. Glasgow
"How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?Logan P. Smith
 
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."
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"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan 


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7 Sources Of Income




1.  Export
2. Import
3. Writing
4. eBusiness
5. Knowledge Transfer
6. Entertainment Business
7. Real Estate

Export for Starters

Who is an exporter?
An exporter is someone who sells goods and/or services in a foreign market in order to make profit.

Exporters can be classified into the following categories:

Export Merchant: An exporter who buys goods or products from manufacturers and producers within the country for export in different parts of the world.

Manufacturing Exporter: A company which apart from manufacturing certain products is also exporting the product. This company might sell the same product for local consumption but also sells the same in other countries too for profit. Examples of such companies are Unilever, 7UP Bottling Company, PZ etc

There’s a place for everyone who desires to do export in this country, you can start small and grow big with time, start as an export merchant and if you want take it a step further you can grow to become a manufacturing exporter.

How To Start Small
It’s possible to be deeply interested in export business and not have the kind of money required to start. For instance to start charcoal export as at the time of writing this report you need nothing less than N620,000. Note that charcoal export is about the easiest and cheapest to start even at that amount. Some people have the money in excess while others don’t, to them that kind of figure is on the high side.

So what can be done?

To help aspiring exporters, Digitz Business Solutions Limited has packaged highly informative export training that can teach you how to profit from the export business terrain at any level. You will be taught how to start small and grow big, also if you don't have financial constraint you will be shown how to start growing your capital, consistently bringing in profit every single month.

You can also become a member of Export Leverage Club, a club where we take the limits off by providing you with the much needed leverage for success in export.

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List of some exportable products from Nigeria

Nigeria's export policy is focused on non-oil export sector which comprises the following
categories:

Manufactures
Alkylate
Aluminium J-bots with nuts
Auto components
Angies, channels, beans
Alcoholic beverages
Baby clothes & other
baby products
Bottles (empty)
Billets
Chemicals
Carbon black
Cocoa butter
Cocoa cake
Cocoa powder
Cocoa liquor
Confectioneries
Cosmetics & soaps
Cylinders
Delvac 1340
Detergents
Doors (wooden)
Drilling equipment
Electrical wires
Floor parquets
Furniture components
Filaments
Glass sheets
Glycerine
Hoof powder
Insecticides
Jars (empty)
Lubricants
Malt drinks
Palm kernel cake
Palm kernel oil
Peugeot cars
Leather & footwears
Tyres & tubes
Textiles & garments
Wire rod coils
Rebars/ Round steel
Flat sheets
Semis-Blooms
Structures (Iron)


Agricultural commodities
Cassava
Cashew nut
Charcoal
Chillies (Dried)
Cocoa beans
Coffee
Cotton Lint
Cotton
Fish
Fruits
Ginger
Groundnut
Gum
ArabicHorns
(Cow)
Kola nuts
Poultry
Rubber
Sesame Seed
Sheanuts
Shrimps
Skins
Snails
Tobacco
Vegetables & Oil
Wheat Pellets
Yam

Services
Movies
Music & other services

Solid Minerals
Aqua Marine
Bauxite
Columbite ore
Calcium Carbonate
Coal
Gold
Galena
Gypsum
Gems
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead Ore
Marble stone
Pyrite
Sapphire
Tin
Tin Metal Ingot
Tourmaline
Tantalite
Wolframite
Zinc Alloy Ingot
Zinc Ore
Zircon

Handicrafts
Talking drums
Calabash Carvings
Wood Carvings
Raffia Products
Metal Carvings
Hand-woven textiles
Beads
Pottery
Paintings (colour &
canvass)

Pharmaceuticals
Analgesics
Antibiotics
Disposable Injections
Antipyretics
Anti Malaria
Anti Histamine

Processed foods, vegetables & spices
Ginger
Garlic
Ukazi
Cassava Flour/ Derivatives
Garri
Locust Beans
Yam Flour
Plantain Flour
Ground Rice
Ground Maize
Ground Crayfish
Bitter Leaf
Ground Melon
Dehydrated Vegetables

Horticultural Products
Okro
Mangetout (French beans)
Chilies (Fresh & Dry)
Mangos
Pineapples
Sugar Cane
Cut-Live-Flowers

and lots more........


How To Start An Import Business Of Your Own With Or Without Traveling.

Import business is big business with good opportunity to make nice profit consistently. It’s all about bringing goods into the country yet not just bringing goods but actually bringing goods that are needed. There are so many things you can bring but it all depends on whether there is a market for it or not. Contrary to what people do, they bring in the goods first and then start looking for buyers, it is advisable that you first locate a ready market before going ahead to supply into that market. Locate a hot in demand product before going ahead to order so that selling will be easier and faster.

Let’s Go Step By Step

1. Discover a hot in demand product
2. Draw A Budget
3. Where to get the product
4. Place order and import
5. How To Sell
6. Repeat the process
7. Create Import Streams Of Income

Discover a hot in demand product
Don’t just bring goods in rather first be on the lookout for goods that anytime anyday they will sell. Also focus on the present trend in the country and observe what people are buying. You can narrow your search by focusing on sector by sector, you know find a niche product. Another thing to seriously consider before importing is price, ‘see’ your profit before importing.

Draw A Budget
Determine your financial strength and decide on how much you are willing to start with. The truth is the kind of money you have access to will determine how you can start, the extent you can go for a start. That’s why I said with or without traveling you can start an import business even on a shoestring budget.


Where To Get The product
Now for someone who has the financial weight you can either travel and bring in the goods or you stay right here in Nigeria and you place your order just like the man that doesn’t have much money to start or can’t afford to travel for now. One way to do that is first- if you have reliable contacts abroad tell them exactly what you want, check out the price if it’s favorable, send money to them via your domiciliary account they will buy and send it to you here in Nigeria via courier like DHL, FEDEX and the rest or via Cargo etc.

Secondly, if you don’t have reliable contacts abroad, fine, that is not a problem, thanks to technology you can make your order online. The internet is there for you. One good place to go is www.alibaba.com another place to visit is www.yellowpages.vn or www.made-in-china.com www.madeinchina.com www.liquidation.com and so on. Any of these sites are meeting points for buyers and sellers, suppliers, manufacturers and consumers, so you can go there and order products.

Place order and import
Once you’ve made up your mind on how you want to start simply place an order and import. You can pay using your domiciliary account and in some cases you might just use your credit card on a secure server. Concerning the delivery of goods, where courier cost is not already factored into the price, you order and pay the courier cost when the goods get delivered to you here in Nigeria. Once that is done and your goods delivered the next thing to do will be to sell and make profit.

Writing

One way to make good money in this information age is through writing. Writing can make you rich, famous and respected globally, the interesting part of it all is you can get it all done right where you are, in the comfort of your room!

10 Ways To Make Good Money From Writing
  • You can earn money by writing and selling articles online
  • You can choose to write your own ebook and make money from it both locally and internationally
  • You can self publish here in Nigeria and with good marketing make your money
  • You can be right here in Nigeria and have your book published in US or UK with ease and still earn good royalty for life!
  • You can also decide to make money from your own newsletter
  • Another way to make money writing is by having your own ezine
  • Make money from writing good reports
  • Make good money writing and selling your own manuals
  • Publishing your own magazine
  • Start a blog or website and sell information
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