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Posts by Danielle

Cheap Ways to Feel Pampered

Who doesn’t like feeling pampered every once in a while? Allowing ourselves to relax and forget about everything and allowing ourselves to just feel “precious” at least now and then can do wonders for one’s self esteem and for the way in which one feels. And yet, too many people don’t do this. Too many people don’t allow themselves to take a deep breath and relax for a bit. And

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5 Tips for Finding a Job You Love

In today’s market, finding a job is not easy. And yet, it is something most of us have to do. Finding a job you love is even more difficult than finding just about any job, but it is not impossible if you really set your mind to it and if you really want to make this happen. If you want to find the kind of job you will like going

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Top Benefits of Buying a Used Car

There are few things more exciting than buying a new car, even if it is used. Many of us have a dream car; the car we would buy if we won lotto or suddenly inherited a lot of money. And yet, we cannot always buy the cars we dream of – or at least not their brand new versions. Sometimes, cars are just a necessity and when you cannot afford

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The Accessories That Will Best Dress Your Bedroom

Although the bedroom is a place of rest, it is also the most personal and intimate place in your home. To reflect this, you should dress it to make it somewhere special, and somewhere that is yours, or you and your partners. Accessories are the best way to dress a bedroom and create a space you won’t want to leave. Below are some simple places to start. A Bookshelf Just

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Top Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Travel Insurance

If you find yourself planning an adventure, one of the first things you’ll ask yourself, after where you’re going and what flights you’re going to take, is which insurance company to go with. In this day and age travel insurance is not optional: it is absolutely necessary. Traveling changes lives and it opens the doors to a world full of miracles and beauties. But before you even pack your bags,

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Thrifty ideas to help you save money on energy consumption

If you are like the great majority of people and are wondering how you will ever afford to meet the ever-increasing costs of energy consumption, it’s good to know that there are many simple but effective ways to ‘be green’ while cutting down your energy bills. If you are in any doubt, consult the energy specialists and seek the advice of Australian Solar Quotes who can advise you on the appropriateness

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Home Renovation – Things to Keep in Mind

Renovating your home is probably one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll make, aside from buying your home in the first place. Done right, a home renovation can last you for many years and allow room to grow as your family does. When you are considering renovating your home it is very important you keep in mind both your current needs and any foreseeable needs for the future. Perhaps you

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Looking forward: Ensuring a secure financial future

Almost everyone worries about the future, especially when it comes to finances. After all, everything costs so much these days and the ‘essentials’ of life have moved on a little from just food, shelter and clothes. Most people also consider utilities and technology as indispensible parts of their lives. Knowing what you want in your future informs the decisions you make today – you can only map out a clear

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Best Ways to Save Money on Your Home

Your home is one of your biggest assets, and if you have recently moved into your home you might find yourself desperate to decorate. If you’ve been in your home a while, you might find yourself stuck with some nasty habits that involve overspending. Think about the amount of money you’ll spend over the course of your lifetime on your home, from mortgage repayments, water bills, rates, electricity and renovations

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Top Apps to Help You Budget Your Trip on the Go

At the age when everything is done online and in the minimum time required, somewhere on the way home, between work and some relaxing time with the family, we have learned to do everything on the go. From ordering the groceries to be delivered to our door, to shopping online for books and audio self-improvement guides, learning languages and jotting down important thoughts and creating comprehensive ‘To-Do’ lists, we can

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