Marriage and Merging Money

May 19, 2015

Money is often an issue that tends to cause the most friction between a newlywed couple. In a world where the majority of people are concerned with their own personal well being, it is easy to forget that marriage is a mutual arrangement, not a solitary effort. Trust is a vital component in establishing a […]

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Financial Compensation for Household Injuries: A Few Tips

May 18, 2015

Injuries happening at home are unfortunately rather common: from DIY session turning to disaster to rabid pets, burns and poisoning, the causes are manifold. When it comes to household injuries, kids tend to be more at risk: emergency departments treat more than 200,000 children ages 14 and younger for playground and fall related injuries every […]

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How to Set Smart Financial Goals

May 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have goals?  I told my co-worker that I really want to go to Italy but it just never seems to work out.  She asked me why I’ve been planning and saving for so long to which I replied “Because it’s one of my goals.” […]

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Weekly Roundup: My Credit Card Was Stolen

May 15, 2015

Happy Friday Dinks.  It’s definitely a happy Friday for me because I’m off work.  Monday is a holiday up here in Canada and I decided to take a nice little extra long weekend and tack on the Friday.  Isn’t that nice?!  For the first time in a long time I am staying put for my […]

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Crash Course: Mutual Funds for Beginners

May 14, 2015

If you’re thinking about investing there are a ton of options out there on the market.  The choices of where, when and how to save your hard earned money can be overwhelming.  The key to being successful at investing is to start simple.  You don’t want to rush into something if you’re not comfortable and […]

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Financial Planning Can Still be The Answer

May 14, 2015

Figures suggest that many Americans are failing to plan their financial lives efficiently. They are happy to pay their bills regularly but often fail to realize the importance of doing more than simply covering their present commitments.  Retirement is one issue that requires thought and planning, but many push that to the back of their […]

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4 Reasons to Quit Your Job

May 13, 2015

Leaving your job is a big step, it can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time.  I made a complete 180 degree career change in my 30s so I know this to be true.  Are you considering a career change?  Maybe you want a new challenge, maybe you want a change of environment […]

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3 Ways to Keep Your High Street Store in the Pink

May 12, 2015

As the internet continues its reign of terror (and by “terror” we mean “quite good prices and convenience”), opening a new shop on the high street is a ballsy move. Since the galumphing boots of Amazon started to gain steam, shops have shut their doors in droves. The Specials could do a rendition of Ghost […]

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How to Find Flexible Financing Options for Your Business

May 12, 2015

If your business is struggling, your first priority is to prevent a cash flow heart attack. Even the best schemes to boost your profit margins and supercharge your sales won’t save you if you can’t keep day-to-day operations flowing. You must pay your vendors and your staff to keep things running, even if there’s no revenue […]

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