How much are you worth?
How much are you worth?
Let’s take a minute to look at your assets and liabilities:
Assets (what you own)
Cash: checking account, savings account, money market, CD, treasury bills, silver, gold
Securities: stocks, bonds, mutual funds
Real estate: Personal residence, vacation home, rental properties
Business interests: business owner, MLM
Retirement funds: IRA, KEOGH, 401K, vested portion in company plan, annuity
Life insurance: cash value
Personal property: cars and other vehicles, household furnishings, boat, plane,
recreational vehicles, antiques, collectibles, art, furs, jewelry
Liabilities (what you owe):
Current bills: credit cards, charge accounts, medical, dental, store cards
Debt: Unpaid bills
Taxes: income (federal & state), property (real & personal)
Mortgages: residence, other properties
Loans: auto, home improvement, education, life insurance, margin account
Total net worth = total assets minus total liabilities
Don’t like what you see? Well, let’s start working on that. Whether you’re looking for a full-time job or just a part-time gig to bring in some extra cash, there are many options. To help
you get a better job, start by acquiring some new skills and do a quick resume brush-up.
Check out www.abetterjobsearch.com to first see what kind of jobs are out there and which ones can
offer you flexibility and security.Placing your resume online doesn’t mean a lot in a sea of faceless names available to
You need to get more creative, especially if you want to work from home. Rather than posting a resume on www.monster.com, which will mostly result in getting you a ton of
junk mail, try connecting with people you already know on www.linkedin.com or searching for
local jobs at www.craigslist.com.
Here are some other great resources:
You can also find some terrific freelance jobs online based on your expertise, at sites such
If you’re artistic, you can get paid for your creativity and accept as many or as few jobs as you’d like at:
Sell your photography skills at:
Virtual customer service jobs allow you to assist other companies from your computer. If
you have a landline, a computer, and your home is quiet, you can take incoming calls for
companies or help them with data entry tasks. See who is hiring at:
There are simply too many to list!
Are you feeling empowered with your finances yet? You should! You probably already know how to do many things that companies out there are willing to pay you for! Write a list of
all your skills, talents, hobbies and interests. You’re worth more than you know!