7 Things You Didnt Know Your Home Insurance Wont Cover

June 16, 2014
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In today’s world we all understand and are certainly educated about having insurance that will protect owners from financial disaster in case something untoward happens. What we are never taught or often fail to ask is what am I NOT covered for with my home insurance. First off having a home insurance doesn’t mean we […]

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Are end of year financial sales worth spending your money on?

June 11, 2014
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The 30th of June is considered the end of a financial year for most nations and like most years I am sure you have all seen the marketing hype telling you we all need to spend money in order to save on tax. Perhaps we do need to consider spending that last bit of our […]

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Basics you need to know before trading the forex markets

June 9, 2014
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The forex market is the place where one currency is exchange for another. In this exciting market, daily volumes traded on a daily basis are on average $5 trillion, so it’s easy to understand why it attracts so many investors. This vast liquidity triggers interest from traders across the globe and it looks like it […]

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Time versus money and what is your time worth?

June 7, 2014
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I recently had an amusing opportunity to think about my time versus money and how these reward me after I earned some money in what I have fondly come to call a side hustle. One of my family members is in the middle of a renovation and asked if I could do some simple work […]

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How much does supporting your Team cost you financially?

June 5, 2014
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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 occurred to me I was seeing marketing, mindset and finances all in action. There would of been 70,000 people in that […]

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Learning and Loans: 5 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Finances in College

May 30, 2014
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Attending college opens several doors and prepares you for a lucrative career; however, many potential students postpone this opportunity because of the cost. The average college student graduates with $29,400 in debt that takes years to pay off. There are ways for students to save money and graduate with a significantly lower debt amount – […]

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Why I Won’t Be Getting Home Insurance This Year

May 28, 2014
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Getting home insurance is something I am sure everyone is told they need and must have but I am going to suggest some reasons why I wont personally wont be renewing my home insurance this year. I find myself after eight years of having my own house and paying every year a premium for this […]

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Why should fast food and eating out be cheaper than dining in?

May 26, 2014
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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 eating or dining out under normal circumstances should affect our finances but recently I noticed something. Previously I had taken the […]

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The Carnival of I love to write!

May 20, 2014
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I know I dont share where my writing is shared via the finance carnival circuit very often but I do know that something I really love from PFJ is the ability for me to write and share some of my financial journey with you the readers. Being a part of the Carnival of Finance every […]

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Are our Living Costs Escalating in Australia?

May 19, 2014
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I know I have spoken before about saving money, earning more through a variety of means along with changing your thinking with finances and your financial mindset. And then along comes an offering of an infographic from the guys at Vouchercloud which (in my opinion) just proves me all the more right! It details just […]

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Are you an employee or are you ready to be an entrepreneur?

May 16, 2014
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We are living in uncertain times and many, many industries are having to adapt to the changing economic and world conditions. Some drastically and some more subtly but the truth is no job or business is ever as secure as we may want. At this time can it be wise to choose to change your […]

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Franchising: Is It for You?

May 14, 2014
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As fate would have it many of us who were endowed with an entrepreneurial spirit were not favored with an idea for a marketable product or a killer concept for a service. Acquiring a franchise can unleash our inner entrepreneur even if we lack a product or service concept we can call our own. Buying […]

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Ten ways you can change your thinking about finances

May 12, 2014
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Upon sitting here a little depressed on the weekend pondering the finances in my small business (its been a slow month) I caught myself falling into some bad habits I thought I had grown out of. Having done some mindset work about business and my finances I had thought I had gotten past falling into […]

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How do you go about managing your bills?

May 10, 2014
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I would like to talk about how we all manage bills after seeing the water meter guy yesterday while I was outside washing the car. Now dont get me wrong I am not one of those people who begrudge someone doing their job simply because I disagree about charges or the amount of a bill. […]

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Have a Long Term Financial Plan Despite Frequent Economic Inconsistencies

May 8, 2014
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Economic inconsistencies happen all the time. Inflation can negatively impact your savings by lessening the purchasing power of your currency. The risk of unemployment, no matter how remote it seems, can put a huge dent in your savings, budget, and make it difficult to meet financial obligations such as paying bills and loans. Economic inconsistencies […]

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How your Investment strategies Evolves with your Age

May 5, 2014
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Managing our finances is going to be a lifelong process and this applies especially to how you invest. It doesn’t stop when you pay off all your debts or when you reach your retirement age.  This is also true when it comes to investment.  What will usually change as the years pass by are your […]

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Can you make money from online games?

May 2, 2014
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In one of my earlier posts I talked about gaming (something I am quite passionate about) and whether Gamers can save money or is it nothing but a sink hole into which we pour our available finances (that’s how I felt about it anyway).  To follow on from this today I have to admit something. […]

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How hard is it for you to ask financial questions?

April 30, 2014
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If there is one thing I have noticed about most humans its that there are a very small percentage of us who are actually happy to ask financial questions, for a discount or better offer or even query things when talking money. Then there is the rest of us. Think back and remember the times […]

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Is it financially a good idea to plan your own trip for your next holiday?

April 24, 2014
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Let’s face it we all like holidays but the degree of financial commitment or spend when we plan these holidays is often a considerable chunk of our budget. Challenging your concept of holiday planning today I am going to argue for and against using a Holiday travel agent and let you in a big secret […]

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Six Things You Should Do When Selling Your Home

April 22, 2014
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Selling your home can be a bit of a challenge nowadays especially if you are looking at making money from the deal or “trading up” to your next home from the proceeds of the sale.  For beginners its easy to assume that when you put your house on the market, all you have to do […]

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