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6 Things to Know About Running a Business Out of Your Home

Running a business out of your home feels like a dream for many people. And why not? You get to take advantage of low overhead costs, and you don’t  have to worry about a commute. But before you jump into a home business, you need to make sure it’s the right move for you. Here […]

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How to Begin Saving Money if You’ve Never Been a Saver

The biggest hurdle for a non-saver is just getting started. You can cook up all of the various savings strategies that you want, some of them brilliant, but none of them will move you forward if you can’t take that first step. That point should never be underestimated. Some people seem to be “natural savers”, […]

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7 Low-Cost Tips for Prepping Your Home for Winter

With winter coming, there’s a good chance you dread the spike to your heating bill. Whether you use gas or electric heat (or even if you have a fireplace or pellet stove), it can be difficult to keep the warm air in your home. The right preparation can help you avoid steep heating costs. But […]

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Should You Accept a Job with a Start-up Company?

A job opportunity comes your way, and it looks like one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. But it’s with a start-up company. Should you accept the job? It’s virtually impossible to generalize when it comes to start-up companies. Some people have taken such jobs, and it’s paid off handsomely. They may have even become millionaires as […]

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Should You Be The Stay-at-Home Parent?

This question is becoming increasingly important in an economy where both spouses work. But once a child comes along, hard decisions may need to be made. It may be that the cost of daycare and other expenses practically require that one spouse stay home. But if that’s the case, which spouse should be? Historically, the […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Successful House Flipper?

If you’ve seen one of the many house flipping shows that are on TV these days, like Flip or Flop, you may have caught the house flipping bug. On TV, they make it look easy. They purchase a property, fix what’s broken, turn a dump into a dream home, and walk away with a six-figure […]

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How to Refinance After a Loan Modification

After the financial crisis of 2007-2008, which was primarily driven by a collapse in housing and mortgage markets, many homeowners found themselves in serious trouble. In response, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac introduced loan modification programs to restructure mortgages broadly. These programs allowed borrowers that were behind on their mortgage payments or couldn’t refinance into […]

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Guide to Lighting Your Interior Design Projects

Nothing finishes a room like lighting. An expertly lit room creates warmth and energy and will deliver positive impacts on performance and productivity. But, for all of its benefits, it is often the most neglected part of interior design. Let’s fix that in your next room redesign. I always like to start by evaluating my […]

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Applied For A Job But Didn’t Hear Back?

Have you been applying for jobs, and getting frustrated by the lack of response? It’s become a common problem, so you can take at least some comfort in knowing that you’re far from all alone with this dilemma. The only way to get around it is by understanding why it’s happening, and then developing strategies […]

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Is It Worth It to Chase Yield on a Savings Account?

It’s natural to want to get the best bang for our buck. You want the best chance to earn the most money. It’s why people look for hot stock tips. It’s also why people chase yield on a savings account. Getting the Highest Yield on Cash When you look at the yield offered by a […]

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