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Posts by Danielle

Repurpose Your Old Mattresses With These 6 DIY Tips!

There comes a time when that old mattress just has to go. Simple wear and tear might prompt its demise or your might need a larger or smaller option. Regardless of the reason, you are left with one dilemma: what should you do with your old number? Instead of sending it to the landfill, you may be interested in repurposing it! Here are 5 DIY ideas that will help you

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How to set up a successful online shop

The internet is without a doubt the greatest place to start a business. It doesn’t require a huge capital and its versatility is appealing to small arts and crafts business ventures and service-based startups alike. In 2013, it was revealed that 41% of worldwide internet users had purchased online. There are some obvious advantages to setting up an online shop, especially for small and niche businesses: if you use cleverly

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Research Shows More Couples having “Second-Hand Weddings”

A recent survey by My Voucher Codes has found that 63% of couples would consider hiring or buying second hand for their wedding day. While many grooms would consider hiring suits, far fewer brides would consider hiring a wedding dress. The research was posted on this Female first Article, and makes for interesting reading. Most couples also consider the venue more important than how they get to the venue, and

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Your Safety Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Who doesn’t want to protect their family? Whether you’re single, a couple or have children, you will go over and beyond to make sure your loved ones and home are safe. But as you might already know, the cost of keeping your family safe can hit your pocket hard. This doesn’t mean you should skimp or cut corners on safety — and then pray for the best. There are ways

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Should You Help a Family Member or Friend in Financial Need?

It isn’t difficult to feel a tug of sympathy when someone you care about – a family member, friend, or even a co-worker to whom you’ve grown close – comes to you asking to borrow money. Provided you’re able to spare a little without compromising your own finances, should you say yes? There’s no simple answer to that question. Many people will tell you that you should never lend money

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Building a private investment portfolio to boost your pension fund

Not many people reach retirement age with their pension fund maximized. More than half of all workers in the US don’t have one in place at all. If you do have one, you will probably have more than just one. Because of the way the system works, and with people often changing their jobs, many end up with a mix of investments, which lays them wide open to all sorts

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How to Become a Better Saver

Saving money is something everyone strives to do, but not everyone succeeds at it. With so many miscellaneous costs, combined with higher living expenses, finding cash to put away is becoming more and more difficult for people today. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible though. Below are some great ideas for how you can become a better saver. Have a Budget You can’t save anything if you don’t have a thorough

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Great ways to stay connected when travelling

Going on holiday used to be about escaping the daily routine of home life to explore fantastic new countries. However, with the advent of the internet, things have become a little more complicated. Now there is a greater need than ever to stay connected with your friends and families via your mobile devices so that you can keep them updated on your holiday exploits. However, there can be costs and

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The influence of philanthropy on the most pressing health issues today

Philanthropy helps us tackle some of the most pressing health issues in our society through funding better education and medical treatments. Successful people and businesses often find it important to give back to those around them and make the world a better place for everyone to enjoy. Those same people and companies are sometimes compelled to act upon issues of concern in the areas they are from, or if a

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Tips to give your children a kick-start on the career ladder

All parents want to see their children succeed, but in today’s highly competitive society, it’s getting harder and harder. What can you do to help? The key is to communicate, to identify problems, and to help your children build up their skills. Although it’s difficult to predict the way the jobs market will look in the future, many of the things that make a person employable today will still be

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