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A Retirement Tool: The Power of the Reverse Mortgage

October 21, 2014

Reverse mortgages aren’t exactly new, but they’re sometimes marketed as though they’re the greatest thing since sliced bread. At the same time, critics of reverse mortgages deride them as being questionable financial products that prey on the ignorance of senior citizens. The truth is that these financial products have the potential to help millions of […]

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Cutting Dental Costs: The Tragic Price of Skimping on Orthodontics

October 21, 2014

Most of us have to exercise varying degrees of fiscal caution and save money where possible, but there are certain items of expenditure where it could definitely be a false economy to try and pay as little as possible. If you need your teeth straightening for example, should you use a dentist or an orthodontist […]

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The Last Bash

October 13, 2014

Bachelorhood is surely one fantastic time when every man tries to live life carefree, fun and on a happy high. From crazy road trips to late night football matches; cheesy bars to bowling games you could never win, most men realise the perks of being single. But sooner or later, you see your best friend […]

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Money on the Side: 7 Multi-Million Dollar Companies That Started in People’s Garages

October 10, 2014

A lot of Dinks think about starting their own businesses to make extra money. If you’re one of them, get inspired by these seven businesses that turned from garage ventures to multi-million dollar empires. 1. Apple Apple is the ultimate example of an amazing company that a college dropout started in his parents’ garage. Steve […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Car From Running Over Your Bank Account

October 10, 2014

Cars are expensive but, unfortunately, they are one of those things you need to have. Unless you live in a city with stellar public transportation, owning a car means that you’ll be able to take of all the necessary things in life, such as jobs, kids, shopping, and the like. However, just because you do […]

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Investing Your Money, Without the Worry

September 29, 2014

In the current economic climate, it is not surprising that there is a certain degree of uncertainty and distrust in the financial markets – particularly from those interested in investment without much experience or expertise. That being said, the reality that we have to face up to is that without investment there won’t be any […]

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Real estate comparison – DC versus Portland

September 29, 2014

REAL ESTATE COMPARISON IN OTHER CITIES CANADA Save. Spend. Splurge.: Montreal Urban Departures: Toronto Financial Diffraction: Halifax Money after Graduation: Calgary U.S.A. Frugal Portland: Portland Broke and Beautiful: New York Michelle of Shop my Closet: Denver Paul of Don’t Quit your Day Job: Silicon Valley / South Bay Area Red Debted Stepchild: Bergen County, NJ […]

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Fall Foliage, Apples, and the Beach

September 15, 2014

With Summer on the way out, it is easy to succumb to a bit of a gloom; the days are getting shorter, the warm weather is receding, and family vacations are a thing of the past. However, while the sun is definitely setting earlier and the 90 degree days are mostly done, there is still […]

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5 Ways to Afford a College Degree

September 8, 2014

One of the most common reasons young people don’t start college directly after they graduate from high school is because they think they can’t afford it. If you find yourself caught between being too poor to afford college but too wealthy to qualify for need-based financial aid, don’t lose hope. There are ways to help […]

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