Saving with a friend

The holidays are a time for cheer, celebration and big spending. This year, So, when next year rolls around and you check your bank account, you might face some post-holiday spending blues. Fortunately, the New Year is the perfect time for resolutions, so pledging to spend less or save more could be a good move. But sticking …

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How to retire financially secure

With the New Year right around the corner, many people are making financial resolutions. When it comes to long-term savings, putting more money aside for retirement is a top resolution. Here are some practical steps you can take to stick to your resolution to save more and improve your chances of a happy retirement. Start Saving: Try …

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Condition your thinking to gain wealth

The word wealth brings into the mind thoughts about riches, plenty of money and the ability to buy and enjoy whatever one wants. It brings thoughts about fancy houses, hotels, world travel, cars and everything money can buy. It is something most people want, but do not believe they can get and enjoy. Wealth is …

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Travel goals for this Christmas

Here’s a list of the best places around the world to travel during the beautiful snowy season of Christmas. It’s a list like no other! Napapiiri in Lapland, Finland: A smart town doesn’t let the natural presence of reindeer, snowy backdrops, and a location straddling the Arctic Circle go to waste. This is a place …

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Money Lessons to know in your twenties

It goes without saying that your 20’s come with lots of new things: new friends, new experiences and new perspectives. As it turns out, they’re also packed with defining moments that will shape the rest of your life. It’s usually very difficult for young people to think about things like planning for retirement and investing …

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Is Investment Banking for you?

If you live by the motto “work hard, play hard” then perhaps investment banking is for you. Take a look at what the world of investment is all about and all it entails. An investment banker however is not really a “banker” per se, but specializes in a specific area of economic development. An investment banker works for …

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How to build your own gym at home

The latest obsession with fitness and health foods on social media has most of us inspired to start working out and looking strong and lean. Personal trainers and annual gym memberships are a great way to keep at fitness goals, but these are most often costly. Those with busy and unpredictable hours often find it …

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How to manage living alone

By choice or by circumstance, many of us live alone at some point of our lives. At first, it can feel liberating and help us feel braver and more independent. But at times, it can leave us feeling lonely, sad or even helpless. People who live alone also worry about safety and support during emergencies. …

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Attaining Goals as a Family

Setting common goals for your family can be incredibly beneficial. Not only will it get stuff done that would be impossible for one member alone, but it will also improve your family’s ability to work as a team and work wonders for your relationships. A key factor in making your family feel involved in the …

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Tips for decorating your house on a budget

Decorating on a budget is a chance to let your creativity shine. These fun and easy (and cheap!) decorating tips will help to reinvigorate your home without breaking the bank. Getting Started Clear clutter and get organized. It’s the first step to achieving a beautiful home. Set a budget and stick to it. Vacuuming and …

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