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Is Couponing A Hobby Or A Way Of Life

In today’s world the idea of coupons are taken to extremes.  There are even television shows about people who spend as much time as a full time job on clipping coupons and shopping with them.  Many people often consider the way they clip coupons as a hobby while others think that coupons are a way of life and their lifestyle revolves


The Secrets of Managing Debt

The secret of managing debt is to prevent problems before they become problems. It’s all about avoiding unneeded debt, purchasing what you can, and only going into debt when you can afford it. Loans offer a great escape from financial burdens. They get you the money you need,


Money Saving Basics for All Types of Parents

In the US, raising a child costs on average $15,000 dollars a year. Depending on where you live, what type of expectations you’ve created for your family, and what education you want for your children, you may end up spending a lot more. Therefore, money saving is an essential skill you have to develop sooner, rather than later, and every little bit helps.

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The Five Worst Ways to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Getting out of debt is always a good idea, but there are right ways and wrong ways to pay back the money you owe.  Avoid quick, easy temporary fixes because these shortcuts may cost you more in the long run.

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The Market Keeps Ramping Up – What to do with Your Dollars

The stock market is growing, and it does not seem to show any signs of slowing down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is closing in on 14,000 to levels not seen since before the global credit crisis. Is the worst over? What about the European crisis? What about China? And what does the real estate market say?

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Which Is the Dollar You Want In Your Portfolio?

Although the dollar of the United States is still currently serving as the reserve currency of the world, it has been under a great deal of scrutiny in the wake of the Great Recession that the United States caused in 2008 with the housing bubble crash. Since then, the performance between the two currencies has been spotty at best, with the Aussie dollar gaining a great deal of leverage because of the weakness in the dollar.

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.