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5 Degrees That Are Worth The Investment

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

We're told at a young age to pursue what we love and that everything will fall into place when we pursue our passions. Millions of people follow this advice when entering college and find themselves studying music, history, philosophy, psychology, sports management, or similar programs. While these all teach valuable life skills that lead to a more fulfilling life, the job

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How to Protect your Car from Depreciation

By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

The cost of car ownership can be steep, particularly with rising fuel costs and the ever-shifting algorithms of car insurance premiums. Another cost that is just as significant yet easy to forget is that of depreciation. The simple act of driving your shiny, brand-new car out of the showroom can instantly reduce its value, and many cars lose as much

5 Tips for Success on LinkedIn

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

Time is perhaps our most valuable asset. In business, how efficiently we achieve our goals is very important. Business owners must juggle scarce resources to grow their companies. Job seekers must focus their time on relevant targets to get the right offer. LinkedIn can be a time and cost efficient way to expand your career or business. However, the benefits

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Make Your Money Work for You

By |April 28th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

For those of us that have money to spare, and there are many, many people that do not and struggle day in, day out, there is no point having it sat in a bank account somewhere accumulating more interest for the bank than yourself. No point to that at all! If you have extra cash there are many great ways

How to Save Money When Moving

By |April 28th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

If you are planning a move anytime soon, you probably already know that it is going to be pretty stressful for you as well as for your wallet. Obviously, the most hassle-free method of moving your stuff to a different location is to use the so called drawer-to-drawer service, which means that a moving company packs, moves and unpacks all

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A Couple of Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Credit

By |April 24th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

The days are becoming sunnier and warmer. And with this time of the year, many people see it as the perfect opportunity to spring clean their houses. They might go through their closets, basement, and attic and toss items that they don't need. Or they might head outdoors and give their back and front yard a complete makeover in preparation

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Saving Your Credit After a Job Loss

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

If your boss calls you into his office, you might believe that he has good news to share. This is especially true if you’re doing a stellar job at work and he's pleased with your performance. But given present economic conditions in the world, being called into your bosses office doesn't always suggest a pay increase or a promotion. The

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11 Strange and Unusual Taxes

By |March 28th, 2014|Categories: General Personal Finance|

Did you know there was once a tax on windows? Sounds strange, but in fact, it made sense at the time. Though we might chuckle at the concept now, there have been a number of strange or unlikely taxes that citizens were expected to pay back in the day. As April 15th approaches, it’s time to stop procrastinating and gather

Want To Get The Best interest Rate On Your Savings?

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

If you are a saver and like to hold your savings in a savings account, you have probably been disappointed these past few years. The interest rates for savings in traditional savings accounts have been at record lows, often hovering below the pace of inflation. Even though there is little risk involved in holding your money in a savings account,

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Easy Ways to Save on Your Wedding Day

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

If you are planning a wedding then first of all, congratulations! It’s a really exciting time and planning a wedding is one of the most fun tasks you will ever do. Having said that, it is all too easy for costs to spiral and for your budget to become overblown if you’re not careful. So if you are on a