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Spending

How to Spot Quality Property Investments

by Mike on September 1, 2014

How to Spot Quality Property Investments

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. 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 […]

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Investment 101: How to Start Out Investing

by Mike on August 28, 2014

Investment 101: How to Start Out Investing

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Investing money is a fine art that requires you to have an idea what the best deals are at any given time, and also to know when to leave your money alone when it’s […]

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How Often Do You Check Your Credit Card Statement?

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Recently I got my credit card statement and actually took the time to go through the different charges there. Not that I am not careful but sometimes I just take a cursory glance at […]

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The hidden financial cost of funerals

by Mike on July 4, 2014

The hidden financial cost of funerals

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. For those that may have noticed my writing has been a little sparse the last two weeks or so due to my being absent and distracted by a series of unfortunate family funerals. Its […]

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How much does supporting your Team cost you financially?

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Sports have always brought excitement and entertainment to individuals around the world and the state of origin here in Australia is no different. I was watching the highlights from it last week when it […]

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dining in

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Alright I will admit up front that one of my personal financial pitfalls is that my lady and I love eating out just as much as dining in! And it stands to reason that […]

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Buying Local versus Shopping Online Overseas

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. In times gone past when people needed to buy something that they could not produce on their own they had to travel for miles to purchase it.  Human innovation however changed this with local […]

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3 Reasons Not to Do Emotional Spending

by Ian Elbanbuena on March 5, 2014

3 Reasons Not to Do Emotional Spending

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. In reality, people don’t buy things purely for logical reasons, but partly for emotional ones. Problem is, most people buy recklessly and don’t know how to control their spending as much as their emotions. […]

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The 4 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

by Mike on January 31, 2014

The 4 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. If you’re a novice to insurance, it can be impossible to know which policies you really need, and which ones are a waste of precious time and money.  That’s why we’ve put together this […]

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Insurance Underwriting: What You Need to Know

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Insurance underwriting may seem like a vague and impenetrable process, only understood by those with specific training in this field. However, insurance underwriting is more integral to our professional and personal lives than many […]

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The Financial Cost of Being Fit

by Heidi on October 9, 2013

The Financial Cost of Being Fit

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Some of the best business books around talk about a fitness regime to keep you body healthy and your mind active and to obtain the best results in your business life. So why do […]

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Holiday budget

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Having just enjoyed a spring long weekend here it only just occurred to me to check my wallet and have a look at what I have spent, where the money went and even do […]

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Should I use credit card or cash?

by Mike on September 10, 2013

should I use credit card or cash

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Have you ever wondered why most people never seem to be able to save any money, let alone buy things that they actually can’t afford? This is not a result of suffering from a […]

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Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Living on your own gives you all freedom to choose to redecorate when you want and with the look you want but keeping it to a budget can be a challenge. Living on your […]

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credit score

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, you’re probably planning to take out a car loan. But with today’s climate of strict lending practices, it’s not always easy to get […]

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Spending more with terrible weather

by Mike on February 25, 2013

Spending more on weekends

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Does the Wallet feel a bit lighter after your weekend spending? Having spent a rainy and windy filled weekend with my lady I cant but help notice my wallet is feeling a bit lighter […]

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Retail Tips to turn you into a smart shopper

by Mike on February 23, 2013

Retail Tips

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Betraying the code – Retailers   I know I may not have commented about it in my About Me page but I spent a somewhat interesting three years working in retail in my past […]

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A Cash Budget – Its not all bad news

by Mike on October 30, 2012

Cash Budget

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. Transitioning to a Cash-Only Budget When the budget gets tight, people often reduce expenditures such as expensive entertainment. There are many other ways to reduce overspending, but many households overlook these. Shopping around for […]

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Do You Give Giftcards As Presents?

by Mike on May 15, 2012

Gift Cards

Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. So many gifts to give, and so little time to go and shop for them! Doesn’t that seem like the mantra these days? I know that I sometimes feel overwhelmed when having to shop […]

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Your ads will be inserted here byNow! Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page to paste your ad code. When you see your friends buying nice things such as a new car or a second home, do you automatically think that they have gone deep into debt for the purchase or do you […]

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