The Role of Brokers in Mortgage Market

August 28, 2015
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After deciding to buy a property, the next thing to think about is whether to go to a mortgage broker or to your big local bank. If you are having a problem in making this choice, it is probably because you barely know the difference between a mortgage broker and your bank’s loan officer. Mortgage […]

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What Successful Companies Can Teach Us About Personal Finances

July 23, 2015
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Managing your personal finances can be frustrating. You need to invest time to keep your finances on track. If you run into financial problems, you may struggle to find a solution. Many companies manage their finances successfully year after year. These firms can teach us something about personal finances. The benefit of planning Most successful […]

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A Useful Lending Tool When Used Responsibly

June 3, 2015
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Especially during the latest recession, many people found themselves in need of quick additional cash, either to cover unforeseen expenses or to make up for a temporary shortfall in their income. And with the corresponding extreme tightening of financial institutions lending rules, many people discovered that conventional personal loans were increasingly difficult to obtain. Sensing […]

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Payday and Peer to Peer Lending options in todays market

March 19, 2015
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Payday loans have become (of necessity) an important option for people who are in dire need of financial assistance right away and are lacking other options.  There may be a lot of other loan choices but what makes payday lenders the go-to choice is that it is fast and doesn’t necessarily require a credit check. […]

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What is a Commodity Market? Is Commodity Trading a Good Investment?

March 16, 2015
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A commodity market enables you to trade in various commodities. Commodity can be a marketable item which satisfies human wants or needs. Put it simply, commodity is a raw material that can be bought and sold, such as gold, meat, copper or coffee. It includes all the raw or primary products including food, energy, metal, […]

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Is Entrepreneurship For You?

January 13, 2015
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You’ll need to undergo multiple challenges if you wish to become a successful entrepreneur. Fear not, as these challenges are not as difficult as you think they may be. Having the drive to succeed will remove the hindrances as they come your way. This, in turn, paves the way for you to claim the coveted […]

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Ring Insurance: Protecting your Most Precious Possession

December 21, 2014
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As a symbol of shared love, a wedding ring not only has incalculable sentimental value, but can be significantly expensive. Generally, it’s the kind of item you only want to buy once, but what happens if your treasured token is lost or stolen from your home? Unfortunately, typical home insurance policies provide only very limited […]

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Various Degrees of Risk For New Investors

December 11, 2014
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For the new investor, it may seem like there are a thousand different ways to invest your money. The fact is, that’s an understatement. There are virtually limitless to allocate your hard-earned funds. But not every investment is suitable for every investor. Every investment carries with it a certain amount of risk. In general, the […]

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How To Get Paid What You’re Really Worth

November 6, 2014
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Everyone wants to make more money. Whether your financial goals are to save more for retirement, beef-up your emergency fund, pay down debt, or improve your lifestyle, earning more money makes those goals easier to attain. Want to cash a larger paycheck without getting a second job? Here are a few tips to get paid what […]

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A Beginners Guide to Success in Australia’s Foreign Exchange Market

October 15, 2014
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Making money through foreign exchange trading can sound deceptively simple to a novice; buy low, sell high. Of course if it was that easy then we’d all be at it. Instead it involves dedication, knowledge and risk. Foreign exchange trading in Australia is no different.  You can’t expect to just earn money and lose nothing. […]

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Trading Options? Choose Your Platform Wisely

October 10, 2014
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When it comes to financial trading, many people will spend a long time doing their research before they jump into it. It’s important to understand how everything works, how you can mitigate the risks, and ultimately, what your strategy will be. What is sometimes forgotten is the actual process itself, and one of the key […]

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Revamping Your Home Instead Of Moving

October 7, 2014
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If you’re thinking of moving just to escape how unhappy you are with the four walls you’re living in it’s worth taking a deep breath, stepping back from the situation and trying to reason with yourself. If you like the area and your home is the right size, the chances are a lot of your […]

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Cash in the Attic – Making Money from your Old Junk

September 26, 2014
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If you’re anything like me, you may be guilty of being a bit of a hoarder and you sometimes struggle to part ways with some of your possessions – even if they are just collecting dust in your attic or loft space. The reality you need to face up to is that this mass of […]

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Gaming online – from hobby to a source of revenue

September 17, 2014
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We all have hobbies. Some of us like to tend a garden, others carve, knit or write poetry. And some of us have more virtual ones, like playing computer games over the internet. The variety of games played by gamers over the internet is huge. Some prefer massively multiplayer role playing games, exploring vast universes […]

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Five Mistakes to Avoid when Asking for a Raise

September 12, 2014
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What comes to asking for a raise there is one big problem; there are only one or two ways it can go right and about 1000 ways it could go horribly wrong. Sure, the best outcome is that you end up getting more money than you ever thought you would. And yes, you should be […]

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Costs vs. Benefits of Solar Panel Installations

September 9, 2014
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Producing energy can be dirty work. Nuclear waste, carbon emissions, and other pollutants not only destroy the environment, they also cause many health problems. Most of these sources are in short supply, and have contributed to many political conflicts around the world. While you probably don’t want to go off the grid (yet), you want […]

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How to Save for Your Child’s Education

September 6, 2014
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Saving for your child’s future education is an often forgotten essential given the cost of education and its propensity to increase over time. Finding the money to set aside can be difficult let alone figuring out how to invest the money for maximum results should you even know this is an option. Time also plays […]

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Essential Financial Investment Tips for Novices

September 2, 2014
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If you’re thinking about starting out as a financial investor but you don’t have any experience in the field knowing where to begin can be extremely daunting. With thousands of possible techniques to master and tables and charts that probably won’t make much sense to you at first, investing on the financial markets can seem […]

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How to Spot Quality Property Investments

September 1, 2014
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The primary goal of investing in real estate is to increase net worth. Although considered high-risk assets, investment properties present high return on investments (ROI) when they are cash-flow positive. Investors who rent their properties aim to earn more than their invested amount, which includes down payments, closing costs and upgrades, through rental income and […]

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Finding the Right Mortgage for Every Budget

August 30, 2014
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There are many award winning home loans and mortgages that people can choose from, and every family must choose the mortgages that will work with their monthly budgets. For all of us mortgages are our own financial responsibility and if you choose one without giving much thought on whether you have the capacity to afford […]

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