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Personal Finance

Having Your Cake And Eating It: A Guide To Being Financially Sensible In Your 20s

When you are in your 20s, life isn’t about “preparation” or “planning” or anything that involves looking beyond the next couple of years of your life. As long as you have an expendable income and have the means necessary to enjoy yourself, that is all what most of us require. But you may hit the […]

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Fantastic Plastic: The Benefits Of Credit Cards

Credit cards have a bit of a bad reputation. They are associated with large amounts of debt, so people tend to shy away from them. Although some people do get themselves into trouble with their credit cards, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consider getting one at all. If you don’t use them wisely, you […]

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Get a Thumbs Up from the Bank

by Mike on April 25, 2017

Get a Thumbs Up from the Bank

No matter how good you are at managing your money, there may come a time when you need to approach the bank for a loan. This could be to buy property, purchase a car or consolidate existing debts. Whatever your reasons for needing a loan, they are undoubtedly important, and that is why you need […]

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How To Work Around Your Disability

by Mike on April 23, 2017

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Unfortunately, the business world is not always kind or fair to those who have disabilities. In this world there are some people who seem to get things a lot more easily than others, and in whom mediocrity is much more easily accepted – able bodied white heterosexual men seem to be able to soar effortlessly […]

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While not many of us would complain if we woke up one morning, rich beyond our wildest dreams, most of us fantasise about something much more sedate. Many of us just dream of no more financial stress. We dream of securing our family’s wealth so that they, and we, may be comfortable, not rich. Financial […]

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How To Protect Your Personal Finances

by Mike on April 8, 2017

How To Protect Your Personal Finances

Keeping your personal finances under control can sometimes be tricky because they are affected so often by outside forces. One of the most obvious is the state of the economy. It may be that you have been working hard for your entire adult life, making responsible decisions and investing your money sensibly in something like […]

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You're Not Alone in the World of Adulthood

Being an adult and dealing with all the problems it throws at you every day is not something you signed up for when you grew up, right? You probably remember as a child sometimes feeling as if you couldn’t wait to blessed with the freedom of adulthood, but have since realised that you’d give almost […]

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Considering A Mortgage? Read This First!

by Mike on March 17, 2017

Considering A Mortgage? Read This First!

Getting a mortgage is a huge commitment. Not just financially, but a commitment to a location that you are choosing. You need to be sure it is the right thing to do before jumping in at the deep end. It can be hard to say no when you think you have found something great, especially […]

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Life Events That Call For A Serious Money Plan

What is life? For most people, it’s an endless series of problems, big and small, that require a stream of careful and smart solutions. Many of the problems people have come down to money, especially as their financial circumstances change. During these transitions, it’s imperative to look at one’s finances says Howard Levine, an independent […]

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How To Raise $10,000 In Four Months

by Mike on March 4, 2017

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There’s a secret out there in the world that few people know about it, but one that many could benefit from. And it is this. It’s entirely possibly to raise many thousands of dollars, learn skills, and see a new part of the world. All in just a few months. How? It’s called seasonal work, […]

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Roll With The Punches: What To Do When Life Throws The Unexpected At You

If there’s anyone on earth who thinks that their life is always going to be smooth sailing, then they are almost certainly in for a  very rude awakening. Even the best and happiest life in the world is going to hit roadblocks and problems now and then. The world can be a pretty chaotic place, […]

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City Living With A Touch Of Class

by Mike on February 28, 2017

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A lot of people avoid living in the city because of the price and quality of accommodation that you can find there. In the country, you can usually get a lot more space for your money. And, the place that you get will b e much nicer than somewhere inner-city. Of course, there are usually […]

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Moving’ Jobs

by Mike on February 27, 2017

Moving' Jobs

When the job market in your area is in depression, it can be tempting to think about expanding your search. Before you know it, you’ve not only expanded the radius by a further 10 miles, but you’re looking at the possibilities of employment in far-flung countries. When you’re in need of change and are desperate […]

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Valuable Lessons For Every Financially Savvy Wannabe

Life is all about continued growth, and that’s especially true when it comes to financial wealth. Positive financial health is a goal shared by all. And while the playing fields aren’t always level, there are a number of measures that we can all take to encourage greater long-term prosperity. Making smarter decisions won’t make you […]

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Warning! Unforseen Disasters Could Harm Your Personal Finances

Most people work hard to ensure their personal finances are always in order. Sure, some of us get into debt from time to time and have to rectify the issue. However, most folks manage to keep things ticking over nicely. That is, of course, until they face an unexpected life disaster that ruins everything. Today, […]

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Retirement, Money & You

by Mike on February 17, 2017

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There are plenty of big and scary stages to our lives. From growing up and passing tests at school, to going on our first date. Then, of course, our first job, our first promotion, our marriage and then the firstborn. Life is full of big, scary and unknown stages and it could be retirement that […]

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Protecting Your Finances: Road Accidents Can Cost You More Than Your Car

If you ever have a road accident involving another vehicle, the first thing on your mind will most likely be the safety of you, anyone in your car and anyone else involved in the accident. Hopefully, if you should ever be involved in a road-related accident, it’ll only be a minor bump and there will […]

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The World of Finance after College

by Mike on February 10, 2017

The World of Finance after College

So, you’ve managed to stay on top of your finances during college, but now it’s time to stay on top of them in the real world. You’ve lived inside your little bubble for two to four years and it’s vital that once the bubble bursts, you’re fully aware of what is expected of you and […]

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Ouch! Hidden Costs Of A Car Accident

by Mike on February 7, 2017

Ouch! Hidden Costs Of A Car Accident

We all like to think that we’re never going to have to deal with a car accident. But for most of us that isn’t the case. In your first year on the road alone, you will have a seventy-five percent chance of ending up in a car crash. After that your chances diminish but you […]

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Support & Security: How You Can Get Better Backup for Your Finances

When was the last time you had a think about your finances and the backup that you have in place? It’s something that many people can ignore. But burying your head in the sand and hoping everything will be alright is not really good enough. You will run into problems that you won’t be able […]

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