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Find out Why Your Business Needs Different Payment Options

Have you ever had a customer enter your shop, pick up some goods, but leave empty handed? Most of the time, the only reason that happens is if they had less money than they thought, or you weren’t able to accept their payment option. If you’re still displaying a “Cash Only” sign on your front […]

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Taking Advantage Of The Financial Freedom When The Kids Fly The Nest

It feels like only moments of past since you were coming home from the hospital, with a brand new baby in toe. Time has flown by, and they’ve left the nest to secure their own future. This is a sad time for most parents, who will usually ignore their own loss and focus on their […]

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Don’t Play Ball With Payday Loans

by Mike on November 30, 2016

Don't Play Ball With Payday Loans

In today’s economy, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of payday loans. When people have absolutely no money, but tons of bills to pay, it’s easy to fall into the trap of getting yourself a short-term loan. Companies know that sometimes there’s no choice. And, they capitalize on this to make as much […]

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Don't Make These Financial Errors When Buying Your First Home

It’s becoming more common for people to wait until their 30’s before they purchase a property. After all, with deposits needing to be at least 10% of the property’s worth, it’s a cost which is too much for young people. However, if you do have enough money to purchase a home, you need to make […]

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Before You're 30: Eleven Strategies To Start Building Wealth

The unfortunate truth is that we live in a world where young people are growing up less financially literate. That means they’re more likely to be financially insecure. A lot of the fault falls on the previous generation, who have failed to teach the younger ones the way to go. But here is what they […]

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Are Your Family Finances About To Blow Up?

by Mike on November 7, 2016

Are Your Family Finances About To Blow Up?

If you’re a young family, you’re no doubt busier than ever. You’ve got a thousand things on your mind, so the last thing you’re thinking about is your financial situation. The problem is that young families often make financial mistakes. Here’s why your family finances might be about to blow up. You’ve Got No Family […]

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Interested in Real Estate? Understand the Different Types of Leasing

If you want to look into real estate investments, then you’ve got to play it smart. This goes double if you’re going to rent out the property. A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that the rent process is fairly simple, outside of the complexity of contracts. But there are a lot of […]

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Avoid Falling Into The Deadly Debt Spiral With These Tips

Debt is something a lot of modern people fear more than anything else. The simple fact is, it’s scarily easy to fall into debt. To make matters worse, it’s hard to get out of it for good. Most people end up in something I like to call a deadly debt spiral. This is where they […]

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Key Considerations For Investing In Property: It's Time To Let Your Head Rule Your Heart

When you’re buying a forever home, it’s essential to ensure a property gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling. When it’s about business and making money, you have to let your head rule your heart. Investing in bricks and mortar can pay off, especially if you have a portfolio. But there are plenty of pitfalls […]

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Did You Know About These Unique Home Money-Making Methods?

There are many ways you can put yourself in better financial standing. Of course, tackling your debt and cutting down on spending is the first thing you should do. You may also want to try to lower your insurance costs and phone bills. Sometimes the best way to improve your finances is to make more […]

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The Financial Spectrum: What Kind Of Planner Are You?

One of the signs of maturity is how we handle bills and our financial obligations. It’s not the most exciting of subjects or one to feel particularly passionate about, but it is something we all have to do. Given how universal the effort is, that means we can deal with the issue in a variety […]

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Playing The Long-Game With Your Money Is The Only Way To Really Win

We are all creatures of habit and laziness. We want to find those few tips that we can rely on to coast us through just about any task. Call it efficiency or working smart if you like. It’s all about expending less effort for better results. When it comes to money, however, the shortcuts don’t […]

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Service members from all sectors of the military are reasonably well paid. But let’s face it, for what they do, it isn’t a lot. And, there are still many financial challenges for them to deal with. The constant change and uprooting is a major issue, of course. It leaves little room for maneuver, and often, […]

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Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Personal Finances?

Ask anyone if they’re protecting their personal finances, and they’ll say yes. But, you’ll be surprised at how many people are actually doing less to protect them than they think. The purpose of this post is to talk about some key ways you can make your money a lot safer. For all the information you […]

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Exorcise Those Financial Demons With These Spectacular Tips

Financial demons haunt us all, and it can be a pretty harrowing experience. But, you mustn’t let them beat you. Instead, you’re going to take action and make sure you fight those demons. Use these spectacular tips to see to it that you banish these demons forever! Open a Joint Account If you are a […]

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The Modern Day Financial Handbook

by Mike on September 23, 2016

The Modern Day Financial Handbook

Getting a handle on your finances these days is no mean feat. That’s why you need as much help as possible to achieve this. Use this modern financial handbook to help you understand the ins and outs of your money, and what you should be doing with it. Spending Money You may wonder why we […]

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Mortgages 101: 4 Key FAQs Answered

by Mike on September 13, 2016

Mortgages 101: 4 Key FAQs Answered

When it comes to personal finance, mortgages are one of the biggest concerns. At some point in most people’s lives, they’ll need one. But, very few people understand much on this topic. So, today, I’ve got some mortgage FAQs that I’ll answer for you.   What’s A Mortgage Used For? A mortgage is used to […]

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Superannuation: A Simple Introduction

by Mike on September 10, 2016

Superannuation: A Simple Introduction

Superannuation, sometimes referred to as just “super”, is the most commonplace method for building a retirement fund in Australia. Unfortunately, this is all a lot of people know about it! If you’re a recent expat to Australia or you’ve lived there all your life and you’re still a little confused, learning about superannuation can is […]

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What Factors Influence Forex Prices?

by Mike on August 25, 2016

What Factors Influence Forex Prices?

To the uninitiated, the currency markets can be incredibly hard to understand. It’s easy to believe that the trends that emerge are drawn by the fickle hand of fate, and that there is no rhyme or reason to the rises and falls in currency values. Yet such an idea is erroneous. In truth, there are […]

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How Forex Trading Impacts Your Tax Obligations

There is absolutely no doubt that the Forex markets can provide you with a sustainable source of income over time. Whether you are entering into trades in order to enjoy short-term profits or you instead are attracted to the notion of long-term wealth, there are a number of choices at your disposal. These are then […]

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