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Saving vs Borrowing for a Major Purchase

Neither a borrower nor a lender be goes the ancient proverb. In an ideal world most of us probably would rather not borrow, but the reality is that some purchases just seem to require it, particularly the larger ones. If you were brought up on such ideas as ‘you shouldn’t buy what you can’t afford,’ […]

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Indices, Shares, and Forex: When to Invest in Each

  Conservative investment theory encourages new investors to be as diversified as possible, often through index mutual funds and ETFs which represent entire markets – thousands of companies represented by each. On the other hand, this is not a very good way to make money quickly. Index funds grow with the speed of glacial migration. […]

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5 Strategies for Managing Student Loan Debt After Graduation

Graduating students who have taken out student loans are often in for a bit of a surprise soon after graduation. Reality starts to sink in once you receive your first student loan bill in the mail. The average amount of student loan debt is in the $33,000 range and 1 in 5 students graduate owing […]

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Will the Euro Fall to Dollar Parity in 2017?

As we head into 2017, the Euro is on track to fall to US Dollar parity for the first time in over 14 years. Over the last year, trust in the EU has fallen sharply amid weak recovery and changing political leadership. A general reluctance to acknowledge that the entire Euro currency is now increasingly […]

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Dealspotr: Changing the Way People Share Online Deals

Dealspotr is changing the way people find and share deals online. Through crowdsourcing coupons and promo codes, Dealspotr has created the largest and most accurate real-time database of deals available. I am always interested in finding the best online deals and sharing them with my readers so I decided to checkout Dealspotr.     What […]

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Managing Tax Deductible Interest on Non Personal Loans

This article has been updated for the 2016 Tax Year With tax season just around the bend, you might be starting to pull all your bank statements and other financial documentation together. You also might be wondering if there are any new changes to the tax code that might effect your personal or business tax […]

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