finding an apartment in NYC

Finding an Apartment in NYC for Beginners

Finding an apartment in New York City or elsewhere can be challenging, no doubt about that. However, by doing your homework and following these tips, you can be sure to have a successful apartment hunting trip.   Have a List of Questions for Your Leasing Agent Stopping by an apartment complex unannounced is not always […]

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protect yourself

How to Protect Yourself When Traveling

Whether you are traveling within your home country or traveling abroad, it’s always a good idea to plan ahead for your own protection and for the protection of your loved ones.  The wise teacher Dalai Lama once said: “Once a year go someplace you’ve never been before.”  Traveling the world to see the sites is […]

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cross-country trip

Take a Cross-Country Trip with Your Family – and Make Money Along the Way

I think everyone at some point has dreamed about working from home. Waking up, putting on the coffee, getting dressed (or not) and commuting 10 feet to your home office to punch in for the day. Lunch could be served hot off the stove rather than from a lunch pail and you can play whatever […]

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flea market flipping

An Expert Flipper’s Guide to Making Money Flea Market Flipping

To my friends I’m known as the ‘go-to’ guy for deals.  When anyone is looking to buy something at a discounted price, they ask me if I already own it, or they ask me to find it for them. Chances are I probably have it in my garage – I am not a hoarder I […]

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slang language

Learn the Local Slang Language Before You Travel

Traveling to a new place allows us to experience different cultures and meet new people. Some of the true gifts of travel is that you can discover new things about yourself, gain a different perspective on your place in the world, and become more aware of how different and diverse people are. Travel can change […]

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value of one dollar

The Value of One Dollar Around the World

Since the early 2000’s, traveling Americans have had to endure steep costs due to the struggling value of the U.S. Dollar. Not that long ago the exchange rate for the British pound and the Euro was 2:1. With the economic state the dollar was in it made it difficult for Americans to travel to many […]

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reaching your goals

Success: What’s Holding You Back From Reaching Your Goals?

Success is a combination of persistence, timing, networking, financing, and a myriad of other factors outside your control. We often learn more about ourselves from the failures in our lives and these experiences play a large part in how we deal with success. So why do some succeed when others fail?   Afraid of Success? […]

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money saving tips for young professsionals

Money Saving Tips for Young Professionals

So, you have now finally graduated and made your way into the real world of financial independence. Earning your own money for the first time is exciting and you may go a little overboard with spending once you have your first salary. While earning your own money is exciting, it is also a huge responsibility […]

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hidden investing fees

8 Hidden Investing Fees You Need to Know About

I hate losing money. I don’t lay awake at night worrying about it or anything, at least not anymore, but I simply don’t like to lose money I could keep in my budget for some other purpose. I bet I’m not the only person who feels this way, because if you were to ask someone […]

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