DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy Review & Giveaway

Giveaway: Enter Below for a Chance to Win a 4-Pack of Travel Guides ($100 value) DK has been publishing terrific reference materials for decades and they have recently published major updates to what already were some of the best travel guides available. It is quite evident that DK spent a great deal of time thinking [...]

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Why “ Working Retirements ” Are a Growing Trend

In the past, retirement meant the beginning of a life of leisure. Retirees were free to spend their time pursuing hobbies, spending time with family and friends and doing everything that they didn’t have time to do while they were working. These days, though, retirement doesn’t always mean slowing down and enjoying the results of [...]

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Money and Marriage: Financial Questions To Settle First

Now that the question has been popped, you can get on with the matter of setting a date and securing a venue. But before you start trying on formal wear and choosing colors for the bride’s maid dresses, there are a few more questions to be popped, hashed out, discussed, and debated till there is [...]

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I’m Over 50 Do I Need Life Insurance?

Do I Need Life Insurance if I’m Over 50? Traditionally life insurance is something that we get when we have a young family and a high mortgage, in order to provide for our family should we die. But what if we are older and want to invest in some life insurance? Insurers will often provide policies [...]

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Refinancing Your Loan – What You Should Know

Dealing with a home mortgage is never easy. With the recent shaky economy, many homeowners are understandably cautious about taking on any long-term loans until their existing loans are cleared up. This was particularly true in the case of mortgages. However, between 2013 and early 2014, the market has seen a rebound. There has never [...]

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Barclaycard Arrival – Travel Rewards Credit Card Review

Are you looking for one of the best travel rewards credit cards out there?  The Arrival World Mastercard from Barclaycard is an obvious choice.  Barclaycard makes it easy to earn travel miles, but they make it even easier to redeem them.  When people are looking for a travel rewards credit card, they first look at [...]

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Estate Planning Basics – What You Need to Know

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you became incapacitated or died?  What would happen to your home and other assets?  Do you have a will and does your spouse know what your final wishes are?  These are very difficult questions for most of us to talk about but think about how difficult [...]

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Real Estate and Self-Directed IRAs

Self-Directed IRA Growing in Popularity   If you are contemplating adding real estate to your investment portfolio you may want to consider a Self-Directed IRA as a possible financing option.  With the recent downturn in the real estate market, values for real estate in some markets have plummeted by as much as 50%, investors are [...]

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Cash for Houses: The Quick-Sale House Market

Is the Quick-Sale House Market for You? The attraction of the quick-sale market is obvious; sell your house in a matter of days for an upfront cash sum. For many people, this option can instantly free up urgently needed funds, but what is the cost? And is it worth paying? How it Works Cash for [...]

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