get control of your finances

4 Easy Steps to Get Control of Your Finances

Are your finances a mess?  If you are living paycheck to paycheck it just might be time to get control of your finances.  We put together 4 easy steps that will help you get your finances back on track. 1.  Put a Hold on Unnecessary Spending Lets face it, if your spending is out of […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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