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Know your boundaries

03/21/2014
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Working out the boundaries for your house can be an expensive and complicated process and knowing them before any particularly tough legal issue arises can save you a great deal of time and cost. Land in England and Wales is registered with general boundaries rather than precise ones, and so it can be extremely...

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How to Get Cash Quick

02/15/2014
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As the old saying goes, “cash is king”. We live in a world that pushes plastic, be it debit or credit cards, and even new and inventive forms of currency like bitcoins. But like any society that worries about an impending apocalypse, cold hard cash is valued above all the rest. Liquidity is very...

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Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors

02/08/2014
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Unfortunately, there are people out there who try to scam senior citizens out of money. They prey on seniors because they think that they can easily confuse them and talk them into complying with their request. Seniors must constantly be on guard in order to protect themselves from being scammed out of some of...

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Small Business ‘To Do’ List for 2014

01/07/2014
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An entrepreneurial boom in America is helping offset concerns of an uncertain economy. Although many small businesses start as supplemental income, many entrepreneurs are aiming to expand in 2014. Growing your small business should maximize money and time. Owners must also consider the impact of expansion on liability and taxes, among other factors. Here...

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Save On Healthcare Costs

12/04/2013
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Save On Healthcare Costs

The cost of health care continues to go up in the United States, with insurance premiums increasing 4% a year – about four times our current inflation rate. Even if you have coverage from your employer, you are still likely to be paying about $4500 toward your insurance plan – with your employer paying...

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Shopping Online or In the Store: See Which One Is More Cost Effective

11/29/2013
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When you are in the retail business, it is all about selling your merchandise at the best price to make the most money. There are two main ways in which you can sell your merchandise. You can open up a brick-and-mortar store or sell online. You can also sell online while you have a...

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Why Paying Down Debt Is Better Than Investing In The Stock Market

11/26/2013
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While having $10,000-$20,000 in debt is not necessarily a huge deal in today’s economy, there can come a point where paying back one’s debt in a reasonable amount of time becomes unmanageable. The point at which this happens can vary depending on one’s specific income and other financial obligations, but if it ever gets...

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Extra Costs New Home Buyers Overlook

11/09/2013
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It used to be said that owning a home was the very definition of the American dream, and that may still hold true today. The excitement of shopping for that first home, or any home really, can be a thrill.  After all, this is probably the single biggest purchase you are ever going to...

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Lost Health Insurance Because of Obamacare: Can I Still Sign Onto My Spouses Plan?

11/05/2013
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Lost Health Insurance Because of Obamacare: Can I Still Sign Onto My Spouses Plan?

Spouses everywhere are taking a second look at their plans now that millions of Americans have lost their coverage due to Obamacare. I’ve received more than a few questions from friends concerned about their options. Do they have to go to an exchange? Are going to need to pay out of pocket? Does this...

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3 Preventative Health Issues (that Could Cost a Fortune)

09/05/2013
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Health issues can cost us a fortune and the reality is that many, if not most, can be prevented if we take the few extra minutes of our day to make the healthier decision. The following are three examples of preventative health issues that could cost a fortune if you fail to take that...

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