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saving money for kids

Saving Your Kids From Future Financial Struggles

A popular proverb says that if you teach a child appropriately, they will remember those lessons all their lives. Such wise sayings cover many areas, especially when it comes to finances. Believe it or not, I do believe that teaching a child at a young age, about how to manage

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What is a Food Vacuum Sealer?

That whooshing sound you just heard in your kitchen was the sound of the air being sucked right out of the vacuum sealer vacuum bag attached to your sealer device. The machine, which often is commonly referred to by the brand named market leader, Food Saver, is a fantastic way to save money. Vacuum sealers are becoming more common in kitchens across America. Thanks to late night television and an army of families that are working hard to wring value out of every dollar they earn.

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What’s Up with Crazy High Gas Prices?

It seems like every time you go to the pump these days gas prices are higher than ever. It is easy to spend $50, $60 or even $70 at the gas station these days. Paying dollar 4 for a gallon of gas is seen as normal this year. Crude oil prices have been well over dollar 100 a barrel for a long time. These are the real and sometimes painful numbers that we all have to face. There is a lot of debate as to why gas prices have gone so high recently. Here we will explore some of the reasons for the high price of gas.

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Why the dollar is important

Despite many calling for its demise the US dollar continues to be the most important currency in the world. This is not likely to change in the near future. Here we will examine why the US dollar will continue to maintain a dominant position, and we will also look at some threats to this position.