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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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Could Brexit Lead to the end of Britain’s Influence in Forex Markets?

Britain heads to the polls on June 23rd to decide whether it wants to maintain its membership of the European Union under the terms negotiated by David Cameron earlier this year. Currently, polls are tight, with very few people offering confident predictions about whether Britain will vote to remain. Britain leaving the EU wouldn’t only […]

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What Successful Companies Can Teach Us About Personal Finances

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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Lending Tools

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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Ring Insurance: Protecting your Most Precious Possession

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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Finding the Right Mortgage for Every Budget

by Mike on August 30, 2014

Finding the Right Mortgage for Every Budget

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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Rent vs. Own: Which Option Is Best for You?

by Mike on August 23, 2014

Rent vs Own

Renting versus owning your own home is the classic question we all face at one time or another. Especially a we get a little older in life and we actually have the fiscal awareness and ability to afford either choice and it becomes a reality instead of a long term dream. The folks over at […]

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Are you facing a financial emergency? Have you found yourself in need of additional funds to make an emergency purchase or pay off a debt? If so, you may be tempted to obtain a payday loan in order to get the necessary cash as quickly as possible. The problem is that while these types of […]

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