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Read Contracts and Ask Questions

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Have you ever been in the middle of taking out a loan for a mortgage, car loan, credit card, or anything else and felt like you were drowning in paperwork and legal jargon? Have you ever sat across from a loan officer telling you about insurance or warranties or other things that sound very complicated and you feel pressured to

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Is Now the Time to Buy a House?

By |October 10th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

The Federal Reserve put out a report yesterday (October 8th) that led people to believe that interest rates are going to stay low for the immediate future. That's bad for anyone looking to get a big return on money in a savings account, but it's great news for anyone looking to buy a house. As a result of this report,

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Make Your Own Luck

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Every day you will hear someone complain about their lack of luck. Almost as often, you will hear someone tell you about their good luck. While most people might tell you otherwise, the concept of luck in terms of success is overrated. Instead, a common trait among successful people is their ability to capitalise on random events, to pursue the

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6 Online Degrees That Can Lead to Financial Freedom

By |September 6th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Online degrees offer the opportunity to earn your degree from home and provide flexibility to continue to work or take care of family commitments at the same time. Which degree you choose can make a difference in your earning potential. For instance, degrees that require more math—think engineering and accounting—provide higher earning potential. These six online degrees can lead to

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How a Financial Advisor Can Help You Retire

By |August 18th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

If you’re worried about your financial retirement options, you can get help. Many people fear their retirement money will run out too soon, or they won’t have enough to pay for expensive care when they get older. These issues and others need not be a problem. You can learn more about how to have the financial help you need, so you don’t

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Finding the Right Financial Adviser

By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

When it comes to investing money, most people focus on how their investments perform in the market. However, what is equally important is the investor’s satisfaction with his financial advisor. In fact, a 2013 survey by J.D. Power indicates client satisfaction, and the relationship they have with their advisor, is as important as the investment dividends. If you are looking

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Making Research and Development a Priority for Your Business

By |July 23rd, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Business owners can be so focused on execution and day-to-day activities that sometimes there isn't a lot of time or money left over for research and development. Ignoring R&D can eventually mean a business loses a competitive edge in the marketplace. If a business is going to commit to doing the research and development necessary there are a few strategies

Could a Passion for Motoring Drive Some Investment Wins?

By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

By Patrick Foot, financial markets writer at IG. Find out how CFD trading works with IG. Despite the rise of new technologies and green awareness, the motor industry is still a massive player in worldwide markets. It’s a sector fuelled by passion, with motoring brands and models receiving adoration rarely seen for companies like Google or Microsoft. If you’re a

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How to Afford a One of a Kinda Engagement Ring

By |July 9th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

There are few things in life that take as much thought and planning as picking out an engagement ring. Tradition and media would have most believe it has got to be a diamond and big. But, for many people, it is far less about society's tradition, than the more important one--which is what the ring represents. One thing that the

Ensuring Financial Stability and Business Continuity with Reliable Chauffeur Insurance

By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

When starting a chauffeur business the glamour and hobnob with celebs is what attracts most amateur businessmen and chauffeurs. Picking important people up and dropping them at their destinations seem like an easy job. And indeed, when it comes to business, chauffeur business does seem like an easy and highly profitable way to earn money and get a slice of

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