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Post image for Three Finance Issues You Should Not Be Afraid To Confront

Sometimes people get scared or weary when it comes to money and finance. They won’t pursue the correct course of action because they think it is the wrong thing to do or otherwise don’t want to be blamed for any loss of money. Yet there are certain situations in which you need to stand up […]

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Post image for Protect Yourself: Solid Ways To Ensure Your Finances And Assets Are Secure

Many of us will head out to work each day earning our income, and while that’s what we feel we are supposed to be doing, where do you draw the line? You see it is all well and good working hard and investing money into things like property or future retirement plans, but are they […]

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The 5 Most Costly Milestones in Life and How to Deal with Them Better

There are certain things that most of us experience during the course of our lives. And some of these things are fantastic and deserve to be celebrated by everyone. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t also act as debt traps. Here are five of the most costly milestones in life and how you can […]

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Buying Your First Place? Don't Make These Errors For The Sake Of Your Finances

It’s always a thrilling time when you go to buy your first property. After all, it’s amazing to have a place that you can call your own. And getting on the property ladder is a good idea for your finances. After all, you will own something substantial that will grow in profit. However, a lot […]

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How To Get Your Finances In Order

by Mike on December 18, 2016

How To Get Your Finances In Order

Has your 2016 been terrible? Can you not wait for the passing of the year and ‘Auld Lang Syne’? There are many reasons we as humans can get down in the dumps. Our weight, goals and aspirations are chief reasons. But what about money? Money makes the world go round and is a huge part […]

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Must-take Actions When You Receive a Medical Bill

A large medical bill can be devastating, even when you have decent health insurance. Anything from having a baby to getting in an accident could leave you with a significant chunk of money to pay. However, before you stump up the cash for any bills you receive, there are some important things you should do. […]

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Advice For When You Need To Free Up That Cash Quick

Sometimes, your situation isn’t always going to wait for you to receive your next payment. Sometimes, you need money quicker than you can usually provide it. It can be stressful and frustrating coming up against a deadline. But you’re not without options. Depending on how much time you have, you might be able to use […]

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Post image for 5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Car Insurance

Car insurance is one of the biggest costs of living nowadays. Companies are pretty much stealing from our bank accounts. Other than not owning a car, there’s no way of getting round the compulsory cost of car insurance. However, there are some sly and clever ways of lowering the costs to something more affordable. Here […]

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Dealing With Injuries That Take You Out Of Work, Before And After

It’s not something that we would like to imagine happening to us. But the truth is that over 4.1 million workers a year suffer a serious injury or illness related to their work. A good many more will suffer injuries and illnesses that will put them out of work, but not from work-related incidents. It’s […]

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When Rolling Over And Not Standing Up For Yourself Costs You Big Time

Assertiveness is good for more than just feeling confident about yourself and getting the kind of results and respect from other people that you want. Being able to stand up for yourself is equally important for your wallet. We know that debt letters, legal fines, and medical bills can be intimidating. A lot of people […]

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Post image for Tax Deductions Too Many Business Owners Overlook

You’ll obviously know that there are certain deductions your business can claim for, and reduce the overall amount of tax they legally have to pay. If you’re relying on your own books or using accounting software, then you’ll probably be claiming for the most obvious deductions available to businesses like yours. However, are reaping all […]

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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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