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What Do You Feel Is an Appropriate Balance Between Being Successful Financially and the Need to Serve Others by Giving Back?

  • Date Submitted: 08/17/2010 02:01 PM
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What do you feel is an appropriate balance between being successful financially and the need to serve others by giving back?  

1 My dream of becoming successful financially was something I thought I would never be able to accomplish. As a young single working mom it was hard raising my children on one income and no education. I was at a point in my life where it was just getting harder and harder to make ends meet and I didn’t see times getting any easier for me. I knew my children would eventually grow up and move on and I wouldn’t have to work as hard, but I also had to think about where I was going in life myself and where I want to be in 10, 20 or 30 years. I also had to think about my children and theirs needs and well being, not to mention their education and how to make a good life for them. The more I thought about it, the more and more my desire to make more money, become successful financially and live a good life grew stronger.  
I knew the only way to fulfill my dreams of becoming successful financially and make a better life for me and my children was to go back to school. My thoughts finally became a reality for me the day I went back school to complete my education.  
Now an even harder question had to be answered and decision had to be made. How am I suppose to pay for my education. ____________________________________________________________

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I wanted to be in the medical field because I like helping others but wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to do.   After pondering the thought and a lot of soul searching I decided I was going to school to get a degree in Health Sciences to be a nurse. I felt that by going into the Health field I could work in a hospital and   become...

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