The Mogo Blog

Reaching your goals

It's the last hump day of May and we could all use a little inspiration right now. Take a moment to think about what it would be like to achieve your most important money goal. Before James Dyson invented his now world famous Dual Cyclone vacuum cleaner, he spent 15 years creating 5,126 versions that failed. People who succeed never quit – they fall down and they get back up. The same applies to achieving your money goals Here’s a story of a single mom, Kumiko, who had fought her way through the cycles of debt and got to what she once thought was an “unimaginable achievement”. She went from struggling to make the minimum payments on credit cards to owning a profitable business. It certainly wasn’t easy for her. Before becoming debt free, she had struggled with credit cards for years – she would pay it off only to rack it up quickly again. She went through a period of self-reflection to understand why she was spending more than she knew she could afford. She had to cut her spending in order to pay off her debt, so a budget was essential. She tried many budgeting methods and

Summer-ize Your Body in 5 Steps

We all say we want to get in better shape… no matter what shape that is. Here are five summer fitness goals that anyone can achieve. Step 1: Step 2: / AMC Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: If you’re looking for a little more, here are three actual ways to get fitness on point There’s an App for that beach body Read for the 65 Best Health & Fitness Apps of 2014 Check out link above for a tour of the top apps on the market that will get your butt in motion. Pick one that works for you and give it some prime real estate on your phone. Next step, sweat it out! Do more than you did last week. And do it today Summer can work against our bodies if we let it. With a few fried appetizers and calorie-laden drinks on the patio, an endless parade of summer BBQs, and the lure of laying out in the heat…it can be tough to fit in exercise that isn’t directly related to getting from the guacamole bowl to the cooler. To get healthy this summer,