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4 Surprising Things Financially Sensible People DO

http://www.jble.af.mil/News/Features/Display/Article/260547/   Unfortunately, not everyone is financially sensible. It’s hard to admit, but you may be one of those people. How can you tell? You can start by taking a look at your finances. If they are in ruins, the chances are you have made some mistakes along the way. But, this post isn’t here to criticize and make you feel bad; it’s here to help. Accepting the errors of

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Manage Your Startup On A Shoestring Budget

Now that you have a firm idea of what your first foray into the world of entrepreneurship is going to entail, you need to create a plan of action. Mentors, colleagues and friends have all told you that you must have the funds in place before you can consider leaving your 9 – 5 and launching yourself into the world of self-employment. While you know they are right, you don’t

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Easiest Ways To Put Money Away For A Rainy Day

We all want to save some money in our daily habits, so we cut out the cup of coffee we’d usually grab on the way to work, or turning off the TV and picking up a book to save on the electricity bill. Either way, there’s some easy ways, and quite a few hard ways to save your money, and a lot of it is based on personal habits. So

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Money Matters You Should Really Stop Procrastinating On

So many people have the wrong approach to how they manage their money. They spend what they can and focus instead on improving their income with time, excusing themselves that when they have more, they can afford to put more aside for their future. As with most great endeavors, however, the sooner you get started, the better. Here are a few money matters no-one should be procrastinating on. Photo Source

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Ripped Off! Where Are You Being Charged Over The Odds?

Everyone likes to think they have got a bargain, and no one wants to think that they are purposely being ripped off. However, we are charged over the odds for things all the time. This, of course, is not good for our bank balance. With that in mind, to help you avoid being overcharged the post below will describe some of the main areas in which this happens, and what

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Money Well Spent

Image Credit: Flickr When you are so used to saving every penny by simply buying the cheapest thing, it is easy to overlook those things that are actually worth spending a little bit extra on. These things might have a large up front cost, but in the long term, they will actually have a better impact on your finances because they last longer or are more efficient. The idea behind

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Plenty More Cities In The Sea: The Right Way To Relocate To A Cheaper Area

In the modern age, it isn’t unusual for young people to find they can’t afford house or rent prices in their home town. It’s a devastating reality which is ruining communities. But, there’s no getting around the fact that outside buyers cause house prices to rise. Thus, locals have no choice but to move away when they come of age. If this is a reality you’re facing, you may be

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Things That Financially Sensible People DON’T Do

Photo Credit There is so much financial information about there these days regarding the things that you should do – how you should spend your money, where you should save it etc. Well, in this article, we are going to take a closer look at a few of the things NOT to do. Sometimes, it helps to look at things from this perspective so you can be more aware of

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Is Your Current Budget Right For Real Estate?

When we think about owning our own home, we think of getting cozy in front of fireplace we paid for, truly revelling in our hard grafting up until this point. Whilst this is an idealistic view, it does hit the nail on the head for the amount of expectations you’re going to have to fulfil in order to become that relaxed! If you’re a first time home buyer, you’re going

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Planning a wedding? Here’s how you can save money for your big day

We all know that weddings are expensive, but you may be unprepared to see just how much prices explode when you mention the “W” word. Luckily, we’ve got some tips to help you keep your budget in check, so you’ll have more money for your Honeymoon. Here are our top money-saving tips for your wedding: Choose your day wisely If you schedule your ceremony and reception during a less-popular time,

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