pros and cons of couponing

The Pros and Cons of Couponing

If you have been flipping through your TV channels any time recently, then you are probably familiar with the couponing phenomenon that has been sweeping the nation. While there are some obvious benefits that come with hunting for the best possible deals and stockpiling goods at home, there are a number of downsides to couponing. […]

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5 Ways to Lower Your Insurance Premiums

Having the right type of insurance coverage will allow you to not only protect your belongings but can provide peace of mind for your loved ones.   Here are several ways you can lower the cost of insuring your auto, home, and life. Shop Around Shopping around may seem like the easiest way to save […]

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find your next job

5 Ways to Find Your Next Job

When it comes to job hunting, most people know to check the employment guide in Saturday’s newspaper or log onto their favorite online job search engine. There are other ways to help secure your dream job though – and sometimes you don’t even need to wait for the position to be advertised. Below are five […]

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3 Simple Steps to Stop Overspending

If you admit to being an over-spender you’re not alone. Total debt in the U.S. has reached $11.9 Trillion dollars while the average american household has over $7900 in credit card debt, $10,000 in auto loans, and over $100,000 in mortgage loans. While robust consumer spending is an important driving factor for the U.S. economy, […]

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best time to buy

Knowing the Best Time to Buy Can Save You Big Money

Knowing the best time to buy is often tied to when retailers are making room for new product models or around seasonal shopping holidays. Shopping for big ticket items  Use the month by month guide below to see when the most popular consumer products are on sale. In addition, here are some shopping tips and […]

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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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business expansion

Try These Side Gigs to Finance Your Business Expansion

Because of the nature of any type of business, it’s understandable that being an entrepreneur means being financially unstable at times. While your company is still young and growing, it’s important not to give up, but to focus on the goal. If you’re thinking of ways to bring in a secondary income to alleviate some […]

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Spread Betting – Opportunities in Rising and Falling Markets

What is Spread Betting? Spread betting allows an investor to speculate on the movement of assets like company stock, pairs of currencies, or a stock index without having to own the asset itself.  Currently, spread betting is only available in the UK and Ireland. Spread betting is different from fixed-odds betting in that instead of […]

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