Dollars From Sense

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December 2017

Checklist Of Affairs Before Going Travelling

Image Going traveling, whether it’s for a week, a month or a year, is an amazing thing that everyone should experience at least once in the lives. The fun planning comes into play when you’re deciding on where to go, what to see and do, and even who to go with. The not so fun stuff follows those decisions, like how are you funding your travels, what do you need

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Sensible Ways To Keep Your Business Finances Tight

If there is anything that is centrally important to every business on the planet, it is the act of keeping the money in a good position. Not only do you need to have money in order to make more, but it also acts as a buffer for when things might start to go wrong. Every business can suffer with such periods, so it is vital for the keen entrepreneur to

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Working from the road? How to find internet while you’re travelling

Are you planning to take your business on the road and travel long-term? Maybe you’ll be travelling for business and you need to stay connected to the office? It can be tricky to find internet in many different regions around the world, but it is getting easier and easier as technology continues to advance. Here are some ways you can find internet while you’re travelling: Get a local SIM This

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How to stay safe while travelling

These days, it can be easy to watch and read the news and decide that travelling is far too dangerous and you’re better off staying at home where you can avoid the risks associated with travelling overseas. But this means you’ll miss out on the many rewarding experiences waiting for you on the road. Instead, I’ve got some tips to help you achieve #MySenseOfSafe: Be Street Savvy Unfortunately, while wandering

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Planning a road trip? Read this advice

Whether you’ll be travelling with the kids over the holidays, or you’re planning a nice long road trip for next year, we’ve got some top tips to ensure it’s a success. Ready? Let’s get started. Make a plan Most of the time, you’ll have a time limit for your road trip. For this reason, it’s a good idea to plan which city you’ll be sleeping in each night before you

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Saving Money on Going Back to School

If you’re considering going back to school, perhaps because you never completed your bachelor’s degree in engineering or because you want to retrain as a psychologist, your biggest worry is likely to be the cost of doing so. Education in this country doesn’t exactly come cheap – that’s for sure – but there are lots of things you can do to cut the cost at least a little (sometimes a

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Be Brave: Aim To Grow Your Business This Year

If you think you’ve reached the upper limit of your business’ profit potential then it’s time for you to think again. There’s never a limit to the amount of profit you can make. Have you reached every potential customer in the target market? You most likely haven’t. And even if you did manage that, by some miracle, there’s no limit to the growth of a business. You can always expand

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3 Ways to Protect Yourself Financially

We like to think that we are financially sound and once you are earning a regular wage, it is easy to make the assumption that you are now set for life. Unfortunately life doesn’t work that way and you need to be prepared to take any curve ball thrown at you. Sickness, accidents and all sorts of other family problems like redundancy can have a massive impact on your financial

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Buying Your Dream Home? Here’s What Your Realtor Doesn’t Want You To Know

There they are – arms open wide and a big smile on their faces. They’re so excited to see you. You’d be forgiven for mistaking them for your best friend. But they’re not – in fact, sometimes it’s hard to remember that real estate agents are more focused on their seller clients and commissions than on finding you your dream home. Only you can really represent your own best interests

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In The Groove: Finding Your Formula

Becoming an adult isn’t the slow progression a lot of people expect it to be when they’re young. You spend what feels like a lifetime getting through your teenage years, only to be thrown into being grown up at the other end. Unfortunately, this leaves a lot of people struggling without a clear path in their life. Being forced into normal jobs and away from your passions, it can become

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