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Is There Still Such A Thing As “A Starter Home”?

The American dream is to make your way to the top of your industry, get married, have kids and a comfortable home to go home to. The way to get to your dream life and your dream home, use to involve several incremental steps that typically started with your “starter home”. A “starter home” was […]

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How to Save On the Cost of College

Going to college is definitely something that doesn’t come cheap. College tuition fees can soon mount up, leaving those who want to pursue an education having to raise tens of thousands of dollars to cover the cost of their degree, or with no choice but to get into a substantial amount of debt. With student debt at an all-time high and the cost of student living and tuition on the rise, it’s no surprise that there’s an increasing number of students who are looking to drive down the cost of their education as much as they possibly can. We’ve put together some handy tips for saving money as a student. Opt for Online Study Online study is becoming more and more of a popular method of getting … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Books Every Business Owner MUST Read!

In the business category alone Amazon.com has 1.3 million entries. Within that 30000 plus are for small ones and entrepreneurship. In 1865, Horace Greeley wrote that in order to have success, enterprising individuals should “Go west and grow up with the Country”. Well, it’s not 1865 anymore and entrepreneurs now tend to think out of the box. No matter who you are a helping hand is always welcome so here are top 5 books of the year every business owner must read. It’s nice to think that art can help provide a small respite from the ugliness of the world. Well, this is an art too and one must be very careful nurturing it. 2016 is shaping to be as good a year as 2015 was if not … [Read More...]

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Recoup Your Finances After a Bad Divorce

We understand that ending your marriage can be a difficult and trying time. We often lose too much during a divorce. Sometimes we lose our dignity. Other times we lose our self-respect. Sometimes it gets so crazy that we feel like we’re losing our mind! And the worst part? We lose half (or more) of our stuff! But getting our stuff back is the easy part. It’s simple even if we don’t have any money and we have to start over from scratch. How so? Hosting a divorce party is all the rage these days. And using an online divorce registry is a great way to recoup some of the important items that we’ve lost during a divorce. And it’s easier to accomplish than you might think. Why … [Read More...]

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Immerse in The Law of Attraction Mindset

Immerse. If you want to create a financially free lifestyle, it's important to immerse in the thoughts and mindset of those who have done what you seek to do and who are where you want to be. If you want wealth, immerse in a wealth mindset. One of the best ways to do this is read and learn from those who're wealthy and who understand how the law of attraction works. If it's possible for others, it's possible for you, but you have to place yourself in that flow of possibility thinking and a real world doing. Here are two examples. One is an in-depth dive into my story. The other is in the infographic of quotes to chew on each day. Immerse and focus on your goal and you will … [Read More...]

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Personal Finance and Avoiding Debt Collection: What Not to Do

Sooner or later most of us will face a situation that will leave us with bills that we can’t pay. Loss of job, death in the family, divorce, illness, and emergencies happen and often it leaves us financially broken. This is when the debt collectors start calling. This is a scary time and if we have never faced these problems before, we may try to hide from them. We simply do not know what to do. We are trying our best, but our options seem nonexistent. First, let us look at what we should not do. Do not ignore or avoid the contact. This is not going to work. Computers and technology are so advanced that even a novice collector can find you in little to no time. They will first … [Read More...]

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What Are the Best Lending Options for Small Businesses?

Some entrepreneurs start out by funding their business out of their own pockets or through a personal line of credit. This may not be by choice, but simply because these new business owners aren't aware of the best loan options or because they worry that their new business won't qualify for a loan. In reality, there are many great funding options for small businesses and almost all business owners can find a type of financing that works for them. 1. Revolving Lines of Credit When you're just starting out or even after you've been in business for awhile, you might not know exactly how much money you'll need. In fact, you may just want to get a loan preapproval just to make sure you have … [Read More...]