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Saving in the Home

02/23/2015
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Every family would love to save some money, especially when on a tight budget. With energy costs on the rise, re-evaluating your family’s energy practices and making a plan to make your home more energy efficient should be at the top of your list. The following energy-saving tips will not only help you save...

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3 Inexpensive Ways to Communicate With Loved Ones Abroad

02/23/2015
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We all have friends and family members located in some far-flung corner of the globe. Whether it’s your teenager on a horizon broadening gap year in Asia or a former colleague who’s upped sticks to start a new life down under, it seems barely a day goes by without someone you know jetting off...

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Maintaining Your Finances After Losing Your Job

01/30/2015
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Losing your job isn’t easy, in fact it might feel like the end of the world. I was in that position once several years ago. I had just purchased my first home and I felt on top of the world, that is until my manager called me into his office a month later and...

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Five key facts about financial spread betting

01/15/2015
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Five key facts about financial spread betting

Financial spread betting (FSB) is the new kid on the gambling block. Once the sole preserve of the super-rich, the world’s stock markets and trading floors are now open to us all. What’s more, they have been made accessible in a way that is increasingly popular as well as potentially profitable. It’s fast!  ...

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Consumer Spending Is Showing Signs of Caution

01/08/2015
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In theory times should be good for those in employment. While the recession has receded after the Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) crisis caused such worldwide devastation it seems there are still some real problems when it comes to market growth. Real estate issues have yet to be fully resolved in many places. The rapid...

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Preparing for the Cost of Private School

12/16/2014
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If you’ve been thinking about sending your child to a private high school, you’re not alone. Whether it’s for religious reasons or the desire for a specialized curriculum, more and more parents are contemplating the benefits of private education. At the same time, many families are worried that they will not be able to...

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Check Out This Infographic Below

12/05/2014
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Check Out This Infographic Below

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Investment Property Tips to Beat the Competition

11/26/2014
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Buying property is one of the safest investment options around. Even if the market has the occasional slump, over time property nearly always increases in value. But it’s not something you should jump into if you’re not sure what you’re doing. Here’s some investment property tips to help you beat the competition and come...

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Fixing Up Your House Before Selling It

11/20/2014
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Have you been thinking about selling your house lately? If so, now is a great time. We are experiencing historically low interest rates and rising home prices. However, if you want to sell for the maximum price then you should look at making your most cost effective updates. Sometimes simple staging and some do-it-yourself...

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7 Tips to Save Money with Life Insurance

10/27/2014
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There are several misconceptions about life insurance in regards on how to buy it and when to buy it. Many consumers believe that you have to be a specific age to purchase it and that it only lasts for a period of time. Some policies, term life insurance, are for a limited time. Policies...

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