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Using your Thinking Cap in How to Save Money

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

When you explore your options you can see how to save money. Using your thinking cap will help you develop new ideas, which opens the door to solutions. You will see how to save money by examining your budget, spending habits, and then analyzing your situation...

Renters Insurance

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

There is nothing difficult about the subject of rental insurance but it is something that can affect anyone that has rented equipment in the past even a house, apartment or anything that does not belong to them but could still become damaged...

Cashflow Problems: How To Get Your Money

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

One of the most common problems that affects businesses is that their customers owe them money. When you've done the work but people are being slow to pay you, you can get behind with bills and be short of money to invest in your business...

Stopping Foreclosure – How To Stop Home Foreclosures

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

It†s easy to get behind on your bills. It happens even to the best of us sometimes. When it comes to mortgage payments though, getting behind can mean risking your home†s foreclosure. The best way to stop foreclosures is to avoid getting behind on your mortgage payments in the first place, but when circumstances prevent you from paying on time, what can you do? Where can you go? The first thing to be sure to do, is be open and honest about what†s going on...

Tips to Avoid Identity Theft

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

What is rampant, spreading like wildfire and can kill life as you know it? No, not a deadly virus (but close). Answer: Identity theft. My stepson, Aaron, was a victim of identity theft recently. Someone stole his bank cards, deposited fake checks into his account, then withdrew cash...

Family Finance

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

One of the hardest things that young couples report during their first year of marriage is getting to grips with joint finances. While most are willing to share what they have with their partner, they are not sure on the best way to bring this sharing into effect so that they can share with their new partner, but at the same time maintain financial security and a degree of independence...

Is FSBO For You?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Selling your home yourself can save you thousands of dollars in commissions. However, that doesn†t mean you should necessarily do it for the following reasons: Demanding Work Selling your home yourself is demanding...

How Modern Portfolio Theory Could Wreck Your Retirement!

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. Modern Portfolio Theory altered the investment landscape forever when it was introduced in the 1950s by Nobel Prize winning economist Harry Markowitz. Virtually every financial planner and money manager touts its tenets of asset allocation and risk management but is it even valid? And if it is, does anybody understand it well enough to put it into efficient practice? What is it, anyway? Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) was developed in the 1950†s by a graduate student at the University of Chicago named Harry Markowitz who later went on to win the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in finance and economics...

The Value of Your Good Name

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A some point in your life you will probably need a loan of some kind. Maybe you don†t need one now, but you will eventually need one. Maybe you want a car, a house, a credit card. Cars use leases, houses use mortgages...

Retirement Planning and Your Finances

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Credit Cards: Having a credit card is often a necessity for most senior citizens – from paying for medicine and emergencies to booking a vacation. But for seniors living on a fixed income, there are concerns about carrying a large balance from month to month and running up significant interest charges...