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A Balanced Approach To Investments In 2013

Professional investors like to talk about the idea of maintaining a balanced portfolio, but what does this really mean to you? Has the global economic slowdown changed the way that we should think about investments and finances in general?

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Useful Advice On Effective Budgeting

There are not many people in the current economy who aren’t having to make a few changes in their financial lives. All of us are having to draw in out horns whilst things remain precarious and uncertain. Prices at the petrol pump are up, our shopping costs more and our wages

getting back into debt

5 Habits To Keep You From Getting Back Into Debt

Clearing your debt can take dedication, discipline and hard work, but it’s a great feeling once accomplished. However, now that you know how easily you can slip into debt, and the effort involved in getting out of it, you’ll probably think twice about getting back into debt.

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Financial Matters and Healthy Relationships

A vast majority of married couples who live in the United States talk about budgeting, finances, and other money matters because they want to make sure that everything is well taken care of when it comes to finances.

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Do’s And Don’ts Of Instant Payday Loans

Instant payday loans are available online and in the real world, and lots of people flock to these lenders on a regular basis.  They provide a fantastic service for many who are in a pinch and need cash fast, but they can also be an expensive problem for others.  While they are available for almost anyone to take advantage of,

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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


Summer of Savings : How to Have Fun without Breaking Your Budget

Summer brings so many opportunities and so many challenges every year – and the exciting possibility to get your finances back under control, after over-spending on Christmas and other winter holidays. You can still have fun all summer long, even if you need to cut the costs: a few adjustments here


Is Time Running Out To Claim PPI

PPI is one of most mis-sold insurance policies among borrowers. Banks and insurance companies offer these alongside main loans as insurance for amounts borrowed, in case one can’t keep up with the payment for one reason or the other. Even though the idea behind them is noble, sometimes, borrowers are not told what they are getting themselves into, since premiums for some of them make the loans expensive. The application enforcement is also open to a lot of bias and exemptions, which harm the consumers.


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.