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Helping Your Boomerang Children to Live Independently

With the rise in adult children living back at home, parents of the boomerang generation are trying to find ways to help their children live independently.  There are quite a few ways that parents can give their children stepping stones necessary to live on their own.  Boomerang children move back home with their parents and […]

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Two Tips to Tackle Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt Continues to Burden 7 out of 10 Recent Grads With the election season upon us, many issues are coming to the forefront ahead of the election season. One of the more controversial issues has been student loan debt. Traditionally, student loan debt hasn’t been the most interesting topic for politicians and mainstream […]

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Best Money Saving Tips – How to Budget Edition

This weeks money saving tips include how to create a budget that will work for your financial situation. Learning how to budget is an important skill that is necessary if you are going to be able to save money.  Here are the basic steps: How to Budget Set Goals – One of the most important steps […]

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One Minute Money Tip: Turn Small Cash Windfalls into Wealth

Small Cash Windfalls Can Build Real Wealth Over Time Small cash windfalls are small unexpected sums of money left over from purchases.  This could be left over change from your trip to the grocery store to money left in the budget after returning home a day early from a family vacation.  Individually these sums of […]

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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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One Minute Money Tip – Control Spending by Avoiding Impulse Purchases

One Minute Money Tips are designed to be quick easy reading that can save you lots of money! Did you know that 80% of impulse buying is because the item is “on sale”?  Let’s be honest, sales are designed to get you to spend money plain and simple.  Does 20% off sound like a good […]

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Why You Have to Visit Virginia Beach at Least Once in Your Lifetime

People travel for a variety for reasons, from exploration and adventure to creating memories with the people we love. There are countless destinations to visit throughout the United States that we could easily place on our vacation wish list. What you might not know, is that Virginia Beach is one of the great American jewels […]

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What Could Brexit Mean for the Bank of England Base Rate & UK homeowners?

The borrowing costs for buyers and homeowners are expected to rise if the UK opts to leave the European Union according to Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. According to the Chancellor, households will have to ‘pay the price’ for Brexit in the form of higher mortgage rates as lenders will be forced to react […]

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