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Taking Your Retirement for a Financial Test-Run

When it comes to planning and saving for your retirement, there’s loads of information already out there. This means it’s now easier than ever to put together a financial retirement strategy that’s well-informed and well-considered. Knowing exactly what will happen once retirement actually arrives, though, is trickier. Every experience is different, and you can’t be […]

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3 Do’s and One Don’t of Borrowing Money in 2017

The worldwide lending landscape has changed quite a bit since the introduction of the internet and the revolution in consumer and communication technologies. There are many ways to borrow money these days, though the better your credit and other qualifications the more options will be available to you. Anybody can get a loan, but not […]

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How to Be a Frugal Spender While Getting Your MBA

  College may be expensive, but it’s also an investment in your future.  Education opens up doors that might well remain closed without a degree. The paradox of obtaining a higher degree without starving to death is simply to learn to live frugally. Many rich people live very frugal lives, and that is one of […]

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It’s Tax Time: Getting Some “Greener” Credit – Where Credit Is Due

  Whether you’ve already filed your annual income taxes, got an extension or have alread y received the cash back from your return, it’s never too late (or early) to think about credits due from Uncle Sam, especially those related to energy improvements and similar expenses. HomeSelfe, makers of a free, energy-saving app that audits […]

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How to Get the Best Value When Buying a Timeshare Property

Timeshares are a type of vacation property ownership where a group of people share the use and expense of the property. Today’s timeshares are not the timeshares of the past. In the 70’s and 80’s, developers were trying to unload unsold condominiums with offers of free weekend getaways and half-day high pressure sales presentations.  The […]

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