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The Potential Risks of Buying a Condominium

As with any great and large investment, buying a property comes with its shares of potential pitfalls and considerations. A condo can become a purchase that changes your life, and the life of your children. It can hold value, become a long-term place of residence, or even a source of income. Or, it can become […]

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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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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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4 Ways to Make Summer Travel More Affordable

With summer travel season right around the corner, many families are busy planning where to visit or making air and lodging reservations.  We have put together a few easy ways you can cut the cost of any summer vacation.   Try Out a Vacation Rental Renting a vacation property can be an excellent way to […]

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5 Creative Ways to Repurpose Wedding Ceremony Flowers

When you think about a wedding, what is the first image that comes into your mind besides the bride and the groom? Flowers, right? This is because you usually see tons and tons of flowers in a wedding ceremony and in the reception. It is fairly common for the bride and sometimes, the groom, to […]

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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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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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Extended Stay America – Phoenix – A Great Location for Business & Pleasure

My girlfriend and I love taking road trips and weekend getaways so when we were approached by Extended Stay America to visit one of their Phoenix locations, we immediately took them up on their offer. The Extended Stay America location we chose to visit was convenient to local restaurants and had easy access the freeway, […]

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Invest in Individual Stocks, But Only When You’ve Done Your Homework

The stock market is a massive and ever-evolving miasma of possibilities. For beginning investors – or for experienced investors for that matter – having true insight about the markets is a difficult thing. All you have to do is read  Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys to get an idea about the forces which stabilize the markets, […]

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