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Hi, I’m K. Carter. Previously a personal account advisor at a financial institution, a current blockchain/DeFi enthusiast. I spend most of my time with my family in Las Vegas.

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How Living More Economical Is Going To Help You Survive

Minimalist and/or economical living is going to help you keep your bank account from depleting as fast as it would if you weren’t paying attention to your spending habits. Since prices have gone up it’s going to be very smart of you to find areas where you can save money. No matter your income level,…

The 3 Survival Shopping Categories

Thankful for another day of finding beauty in this journey called life. I live a well rounded lifestyle by taking care of myself health wise. Here are my 3 shopping categories that I follow when I go to the market (grocery store). Article By Aura Carter Weekly Meal Planner & Grocery Budgeting – Track And…

Money Rules For Successful People (Part 2)

Today I had a conversation with a New York client and I had to explain to him that just because he has the financial reserves (savings) that does not mean that he should be buying everything simply because he can afford it. I explained to him that 2023 is going to make or break a…

Money Rules For Successful People (Part 1)

7 figure earners listen up, it’s time to start thinking like those with a 6 figure income. Upper and middle class individuals should begin to approach life more frugally. This means being careful of how you spend your money just because you can still afford basic necessities. Don’t think of it as living like you…

The 5 Most Recession Proof Industries

It’s about to get REAL and people are seriously not ready for what’s about to hit the fan. High Prices Is The New Normal.Few Will Become Rich During The Recession, Many Will Become Poor.If You Are Not Needed, You Will Be Forgotten. Article By Aura Carter

Surviving In America Will Now Consist Of People With Useful KnowledgeOr Wealth

Gone are the days of faking it until you make it. You either have it or you don’t. Money or power that is. Economic experts are finally admitting that the American financial system isn’t going back to what it was. I already knew this. Everything is going to get more competitive and monopolized. Start strategizing…

Financial Tip Of The Day: 6/30/2022

“Am I scaring people with my economic updates?” Is a question that I have to seriously ask myself. If I am, it’s not my intention. The world is changing so fast that people don’t know what they want to be angry about on social media. Debates and complaints are all that we see now. But,…

Self Care Is Being Self Aware

It’s beautiful to have a craft that takes your mind off things, to be able to travel at your leisure, and to be around people that you have healthy relationships with. If you fiend for something, now, that’s when it becomes a problem. Just as pleasures are important, it’s also crucial to get to know…

The End Of The Entrepreneur Is Coming

My top clients are asking me what to do with their businesses and finances. Prices are only going to increase and right now people are living in a mirage, but that is soon going to change. I predicted when there was going to be an influx of entrepreneurship, which we saw. Now I’m telling you…

Las Vegas’ Economic Review: Surviving In The USA

Things have changed and nothing is going back to the way it was. It’s about pivoting for survival and leaders in business (and government) know this. Las Vegas was known as a cheap place for entertainment and retirement. It’s not inexpensive anymore. 1. There is no rent control. 2. Every major sports league is about…

Marijuana Businesses Could Soon Be Listed On Stock Exchanges

State-legal marijuana businesses would be able to be listed on national stock exchanges and access key financial services under a bipartisan congressional bill that was filed on Thursday. The Capital Lending and Investment for Marijuana Businesses (CLIMB) Act is being sponsored by Reps. Troy Carter (D-LA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA). While a main thrust of…

A Warning To Those Wanting To Quit Their Jobs During The Great Resignation

📰 Today’s News Update: There seems to be an illusion around what is happening in the economy. For various reasons many are quitting their jobs (the great resignation) with ambitions of becoming an entrepreneur or starting work in the gig field. Consumers are spending less money and companies have started layoffs. Two signs that you…

How To Create A Free Challenge That Will Grow Your Followers And Make You Money

So, you’re stuck trying to think of a shiny new marketing tactic to get more folks acquainted with your product or service. You’ve tried a bunch of things — you’ve recorded podcast episodes, you’ve made Instagram reels, you’ve even dabbled in making a few TikToks. And now, you’re thinking, “What else can I do that…

How To Own Your Superpower

What do you do better than the average person? The skill that you have naturally or have developed through practice should be highlighted and shared. Brag about yourself, be proud of having a talent. Knowing that you have a passion brings you purpose. And if you decide to monetize your skill or not that’s up…

Every Season Is Your Season

Sometimes life as we know it can become unpredictable, uncertain, and uneasy. But that doesn’t mean quit. The days we are living in are unlike any most of us have seen. Back when Covid first started I had a strong feeling that life was going to change for us all. I didn’t expect the economy…

Here Is How The Fed’s Interest Rate Hike Is Going To Impact Your Wallet

Recently President Biden said that a recession is not inevitable. The way that he worded his statement has caused confusion as to what’s happening in America. The best advice I can share is to pay attention to the obvious. If you don’t like to watch or read the news on a regular basis, check in…

Everyday Things That Waste Your Time

Which ones are you guilty of? It happens to the best of us. We get distracted and before we know it something important that we had to do gets put off until the next day. We have a long road ahead of us and I think most people are starting to see it. Use the…

How To Stop Feeling Stuck In Life

We all have a list of goals, and dreams that are in the back of our minds. Some more prominent than others. No matter how big, or small it’s completely possible to get them (all) done. Think of it this way, someone else did it, so why not you? Someone in a worse position financially…

3 Types Of Financial Goals

“Money does not dictate your lifestyle, it’s what you do to get it and how you manage your finances that determines your lifestyle.” – Wayne Chirisa I honestly believe that if more people understood finances and how to manage money, inflation and recessions would be handled with greater ease. Build a relationship with your money.…

3 Types Of Financial Goals

“Money does not dictate your lifestyle, it’s what you do to get it and how you manage your finances that determines your lifestyle.” – Wayne Chirisa I honestly believe that if more people understood finances and how to manage money, inflation and recessions would be handled with greater ease. Build a relationship with your money.…

How To Make More Money

A question I get all the time when a new client starts working with me is, “How can I increase my income?” This comes from individuals of all wealth levels. After examining where they are, and understanding their financial goals, I present them with this information. Majority of the replies I get are along the…

How To Start A Blog For Your Business

Stocking up on inventory and wishing on a star that your website is going to blow up with sales isn’t the best way to run a business. You have to find different outlets to let potential clients know how you can improve their lives with your products or services. A great way to promote your…

Top 5 Job Search Engines

Lucrative jobs are out there, in fact, because so many have decided not to work a 9-5 after the pandemic many employers are offering competitive pay. Not everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, hustler, or business owner, and that is OK. Get in where you fit in. Work in a way that assists you in…

How To Improve Your Life Where There Are 3 Currencies

Focus on improving yourself in an area of choice and you are bound to see results. Time waits for no one and it seems to only be speeding up. If you didn’t make 6 figures the last time the economy was doing well this is the time to invest in yourself for when it rebounds.…

What To Teach Your Kids About Money

Exceptional parents raise exceptional children and in order to do this you must teach your children life skills that aren’t taught in school. It is a known fact that the most important and critical subjects needed to flourished and navigate America prosperously aren’t considered key by the public school systems. Understanding finance at a young…

Follow This Advice To Survive Inflation And The Future Economy

Currently the most expensive places to live in the United States are New York, California, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Las Vegas is quickly approaching that list. At one point these destinations were known for starting a new life, AKA the American Dream. We are going to see a fast separation of wealth. This division…

How To Attract A Better Life

Have you ever heard the saying, “You are what you think?” Or, similarly, “If you think you can you will?” The mind will believe anything that you tell it, so tell it good things. Be hopeful about your future. Look at examples of what other people have done and know that you can reach that…

How To Make Your Business Dreams Come True

What do you want from this life? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Daydreaming is not how manifesting works, and some are a bit confused about the meaning of visualizing future success. If you want anything you have to take the necessary steps to make whatever that is come to fruition. Article By Aura…

Motivation For Both Employees And Self Employed

Find your peace and create more of it. Learn what makes you smile, laugh and feel good. If you are working for yourself create balance around your environment so that you can provide value to your clients. If you are working for someone else, go into work with an attitude of gratitude. Cultivate a space…

Top 7 Economic Predictions To Expect The 2nd Half Of 2022

Things are about to get REAL here in America and across the globe. And I say this not to scare anyone but because I’m a realist. Most of what is happening is completely out of our hands but the unusual is about to become the norm. I’ll try not to be too opinionated but I…

How To Find Your Passion In 3 Steps

The last few years have changed the way many think about financial security. Prompting many to start looking at other options to bring in addition income. One of the issues that many face is not knowing how to find something they like doing. These 3 questions will help get you started with discovering your passion:…

8 Things That Will Change Your Life In One Year

One thing about me is that I’m going to do what I said I was going to do. A woman of my word, and a believer in my capabilities. I recently saw a photo of myself from a year ago and stopped and thought about how much I’ve improved, progressed and learned. Time can’t be…

3 Savings Tips You’ve Never Tried

✨ Saving money comes in different forms, it’s not always about putting money to the side when you get paid. (Though that is an excellent start.) Assessing how you spend your money actually saves you money. 3 Ways To Save Money: Turn on ad blocker on your devices. This will prevent the temptation of one…

The American Dream Caused The Great Resignation

When most people apply for a job it is based on credentials (qualifications), and the pay rate offered. Which makes total sense. But it’s very common for that excitement of having a new job to disappear sooner than expected. You get in the door and you realize: There is a glass ceiling.The position is more…

How To Survive Inflation In 2022

Spending more more money isn’t something most Americans want to do. But we currently have to. Despite inflation, life must still go on. Here are 5 survival tips to keep you afloat during these times. ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ Review your spending habits.Avoid taking on new debt.Use coupons and shop during sales.Take advantage of loyalty and reward programs.Be…

What Is A Recession & How To Prepare Yourself Financially

⛽️ California gas prices have reached over $6 which tends to let us know what direction the rest of the nation is heading. Talks of another stimulus check have quieted down in the last few weeks and people of all classes are feeling the impacts of the economy. If we do see a recession in…

5 Benefits Of Selling Digital Products

If you are looking for additional ways to make money, the answer is in your hands. On your smart phone that is. There are thousands of articles on how to make full time income and additional income in unique ways. One of those methods is by selling digital products. Digital Product Ideas:• Ebooks• Printables• Photography•…

The Truth Of How Entrepreneurs Think

What made you start your entrepreneurial journey? Was it done out of passion, the need for freedom, to build a legacy for your children, or did the pandemic play a part? No matter your story it’s very possible to experience days where you question EVERYTHING. Working for yourself can indeed be a roller coaster financially…

7 Steps To Get Your Business To Run More Efficiently

As you shift your professional mindset from crafting, to side hustle, to small business, to being an outsourcing company, you will learn that you will need to do things more efficiently. Nothing happens overnight when building your dream. And that’s actually a good thing. As you go through important steps you understand what works and…

The 50/30/20 Budgeting Rule Will Change Your Life

How do you budget? There are apps and various systems that can help you take control of your finances. The 50/30/20 budgeting rule is very sensible and can be started at anytime. A budget is having a plan for every dollar that you have. It makes you more conscientious of your spending habits. Article By…

10 High Income Skills That You Should Learn

If you want to reach heights that you’ve never been to you are going to have to do something that you have never done. This could mean reevaluating how you do business, or looking into going into a more profitable line of work. Many of us have our passions, but is it profitable? What adjustments…

Micro Habits Will Help You Reach Your Goals Faster

Do you believe that you can do anything that you set your mind to? It’s true, but within reason. Studies have shown that it can take up to a year to form a new habit. It honestly depends on your level of determination and lifestyle (how much time you have). Some people can implement habits…

Track Your Spending For 6 Months And Your Life Will Change

How do you envision your life to be going in November of 2022? That will be 6 months from now. So much can happen in that time span. No matter what we are doing, time is going to keep on ticking. If you want things to improve from how they are going now, dedicate your…

7 Money Rules To Never Break

It’s #4 and #5 for me. If you are at a point in your life where you feel stuck use the many resources around you to get out of your situation: • The Library• Book Stores• The Internet (Financial Blogs/YouTube)• Social Media Money Profiles• Seminars As an adult you have two choices; to complain about…

How To Always Be Prepared For An Elevator Pitch

When most people think of an elevator pitch the American business reality show ‘Shark Tank’ probably comes to mind. You have the opportunity of a lifetime to grow your brand and this is when you BETTER get it right. At least, that’s how it feels. Start practicing what you would say if you only had…

5 Work Ethics You Must Have To Level Up

This one can be applied to any line of work. Advice that can be used by individuals working 9-5 as well as business owners. When you take pride in what you do and give it 100% effort that’s when things start to flow and working is no longer something you dread. Article By Aura Bea…

Types Of Content Marketing That Will Crush Your Competitors

Discover what it feels like to have powerful content that creates faithful return customers. Standout to new clients and make your competition think about you when they don’t even cross your mind. That’s damn good content marketing. “Content marketing is a marketing strategy used to attract, engage, and retain an audience by creating and sharing…

How To Make Time For Reading (Even When You Are Busy)

I think that the most challenging part about reading a book for most is that they want to start a book and finish it immediately. If your schedule doesn’t permit for that, but you still want to read, here are two things that I do: Listen To Audiobooks – Though it’s not reading yourself, it’s…

8 Proven Ways To Capture Attention When Marketing Your Business

Are you selling a product or service online? If so listen up. Your main priorities with social media marketing should be: • Only posting your best photos• Creating content to where people feel compelled to message you• CTAs (Call To Actions) that triggers an emotional response Likes do not equate to more money. I have…

The Only 3 Things You Need To Start Investing

As you begin learning about finances you will see that the techniques to start making money are pretty much the same. Now, people create their own rules, use their own methods but overall you are not doing anything much different from people earning more money than you. You just have to decide one day that…

5 Skills For Workplace Success

Everyone that you work with isn’t going to be your cup of tea. Everyone you hire isn’t going to live up to their outstanding interview performance. Personal feelings have to be pushed aside in order for the workplace to achieve its goals. It’s not about “faking it,” it’s about being cordial and getting the job…

The Psychological Role Of Colors In Branding

How important is having a logo? I have owned successfully brands with and without one. But if you take a look at all major companies they are recognized not only by their name but by their logo. Effort goes into the creative aspect of branding, and it’s actually more than one would think. I have…

5 Ways To Stay Ahead Of Your Competition

What are you doing to stay ahead of the game? Knowing what your customers want means also knowing what other (similar) brands they compare you to when shopping. Here are a few questions to help you advance in your market: Who is the top (richest) brand in your niche? (Take notes from them.)What does your…

10 Ways To Generate Passive Income

The phrase, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat,” is stated to have originated from a short story, ‘The Money Diggers’ written by the American author Seba Smith, in 1840. Where it is stated as; “There are more ways than one to skin a cat, so are there more ways than one of…

Free Online Business Tools To Help You Grow

🤔 Have you used any of these?🧐 Which are your favorites? I can say that I have used most, and there are several that I use daily. If you own a business, do freelance work, or make money from your hobby, these tools can be highly beneficial. The free versions can get you organized and…

5 Tips To Get Your Product To Sell

Sales and marketing can be scary for some entrepreneurs and small businesses. But people make it more challenging than it actually is. Everyone wishes for organic sales but for most, you are going to have to do the work to gain and build your customer base. The word “sale/sales” won’t be as intimidating once you…

9 Ways To Get Paid For What You Know

What did you discover you were most knowledgeable on during the pandemic? Over the last two years many people turned to freelance (entrepreneurial) work due to several reasons. Layoffs, from being a non essential worker, and the “great resignation” where people have discovered the truth behind the American 9-5 dream. Personally, I learned how to…

700 And Higher: The American (Credit Score) Dream

Three major credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion — regularly collect information about your payment history, while your credit report contains additional details regarding your payment history, credit utilization ratio and any open and closed credit accounts. The information in your credit report is used to calculate a three-digit credit score, which lenders then…

3 Things To Do Before You Quit

I’m different. And I’m not being cliche when I say this. When I held a secular job before I applied, I would research the company background, look up the employee satisfaction rates, and I knew my goal would be to move up in 3-6 months. When I found myself no longer satisfied with what I…

How To Make Each Day A Winner

I decided that I wanted to win so I started winning. I stop thinking that my unorganized artist life was going to somehow come together. To reap the rewards of success there are certain rules that you have to play by. Once I accepted this life became more fulfilling. Sincerely, Aura Of Wealth

2 Ways To Become A Millionaire

Everything you need to become successful you have. Let me repeat that, EVERYTHING you need to become successful you have. Start by asking yourself if you are happy with how your life currently is and is this how you want to live out the rest of your days. If the answer is, “No,” then you…

10 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Accounts Making Money

Chances are if you use social media in 2022 you do so to make money. This can be from sharing information about your job, or promoting your own products and/or services. The internet is filled with endless examples of what to post on social media but information overload can cause us to get stuck, overwhelmed,…

9 Reasons Why Your Business Isn’t Successful

Last year I wrote an article on my blog on why some peoples businesses weren’t successful. I thought it was too direct but to my surprise it end up getting a decent amount of views. As I’ve mentioned before, social media makes starting a business look easy. And I’ve seen people who believed the hype…

4 Reasons To Grow Your Business With Free Samples

Hello modern entrepreneur, are you stuck trying to figure out how to grow your customer base? A GREAT way to get customers to buy from you is by giving away free products. “But I can’t afford to give away anything, I’m barely making money.” Aht, aht, aht. YES YOU CAN. If you have an advertising…

Only The Best Are Consistent, Instant Gratification Is For Lazy People

One of the best things about social media is that it opened up a world of information about business and entrepreneurship that most didn’t know about. In fact, many millionaires have been made from becoming successful on social media. But, though many have seen large profits from posts going viral, quickly growing a following from…

Do This With Your Bank Statement If You Want To Change Your Life

Financial obedience and repair is not as scary as it sounds. You want to know what is scary? Looking back a year from now regretting that you didn’t take action. You may have received your most recent statement a few days ago, so check your mail, or online banking documents. My bank issues theirs on…

9 Things To Do If You Want A Better Life

Do you REALLY want a better life? The luxuries all look and sound so wonderful but there are steps (sacrifices) to get there. Now, you may not have to do everything on this list in order to reach your definition of life goals. If you are serious about your health, happiness, and harmony, it’s time…

The Truth Behind Motivation And Discipline

I used to think that I had to be motivated to do the things that I was passionate about. Such as providing financial therapy (coaching) and producing for my creative business. But, sometimes you don’t feel like doing the things you enjoy, no matter how much you like them. This is when you have to…

Money Lesson For Those Who Are Tired Of Being Broke

Making money isn’t hard. You can get a job and work, or if working for someone else isn’t your thing, you can literally type in Google: “Ways To Make Money.” Once you are bringing in some type of income, the first priorities are paying for your basic needs (housing, food, car, and bills). After that…

6 Signs You Will Not Be Defeated

For years social media has made winning look easy. Rarely do you get the behind the scenes look at how your favorite influencers really made it. As the economy has taken a downturn many are seeing that it’s not as simple as making a post and people automatically paying for your product(s). What’s not talked…

8 Income Streams For People Who Are Serious About Building Wealth

Passive income is one of the best wealth-generating tools, and it can serve as a safety net if you lose your job and are left without an active income source. This doesn’t mean that there’s no effort used at all, in some cases, you’ll need to put down an initial investment and wait for it…

9 Skills You Need To Attract Success

How do you want to be perceived by your peers or future clients? Is this even a question that you have asked yourself? If your financial status is not where you would like for it to be it may be time to look at why you aren’t attracting success. It’s so easy to scroll on…

Your Small Business Can Avoid Taxes Like The Rich

The rich stay paid while entrepreneurs and small businesses struggle with how to stay afloat. Why is this? Well, it’s all about strategic maneuvering. Instead of repeating the same mistakes and feeling like your business isn’t going anywhere, understand the fundamentals of running a company. 👉🏾Follow Instagram.com/AuraOfWealth for all things personal finance & business success.

9 Industries To Enter To Get Rich

The pandemic created a lot of six figure earners and even millionaires. But it also created a panic amongst people who want to make more money but don’t know how. When I was growing up I wasn’t taught about money. I wasn’t encouraged to discover my passion or even think about what field of work…

E-Cash Digital Collar In The Works

In a move that could bring digital currencies one step closer to the mainstream, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee’s fintech task force has introduced a bill to create a new sort of digital currency called “E-Cash.”. The United States Department of the Treasury is required by the Electronic Currency and Secure Hardware…

Balance Transfers: What, When, How

Balance transfers are great for some people, and meh for others. Keep reading to find out whether a balance transfer is right for you. Ah, credit card debt. The issue with credit card debt, as many of us know all too well, is that the interest rates are so high; and that starts a vicious…

30 Ways To Make Progress

One day you’re going to wake up and be tired of your own despair. It’s going to hit you that only you can change your life and your future is in your hands. It’s not that it’s easy to achieve our long-term personal goals, but if you know what you’re aspiring toward, you at least…

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