Buying a new home can be a stressful experience, especially if you’re worrying about how much money you’ll be able to borrow on a home loan.  This can make a big difference to what type of accommodation you’ll be able to afford.  It’s a good idea to have some information about what you’re able to borrow before you start house hunting in...
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Retirement is a phase of life that needs to be well planned for, so as to ensure that it is spent in relative comfort. With 1 in 3 Brits now planning to work until the age of 65, it is no wonder that people are worried about planning for such an important time in their lives. It is no wonder that the increase of inflation and the cost of living over...
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Having a diversified basket of investments is a great way to go about investing. Any investor knows that mitigating risk is the first and most important objective when it comes to making money in the market. There are a number of online platforms that are great for learning about how to mitigate risk. One such website even offers a binary options...
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As much as we have progressed as a society and are becoming open minded towards several conventionally taboo topics, there are still some skeletons in the cupboard that nobody wants to shake hands with. The reference here is to the world of gambling, sports speculating, and betting, whatever form it takes. Whereas people are madly excited about smart...
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Finding a job is on the mind of every college graduate even before they receive their diplomas. If making money right out of college is your goal, check out these 5 jobs that let you do so. 5. Nursing Image via Flickr from Walt Stoneburner An online degree program in nursing can take you from classes to the healthcare workforce in as little as 18...
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Insurance is mostly seen as an expense that is required by law or lenders. As a result, many consumers buy generic policies with little regard for their unique needs. This includes homeowners insurance, which protects what will likely be the biggest purchase of your lifetime. Do you know the deductible of your homeowner’ policy and what is covered?...
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Making the right investment decision requires an in-depth knowledge of the markets, a good understanding of the economic climate and plenty of time to research the various opportunities that exist. However, there is also another way. Discretionary investment management takes all the hard work out of building your own investment portfolio. You can...
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Taking a loan out from your 401K fund(s) is a possibility. 401K plans were never actually designed to function the way they have evolved to. Initially, these plans became prominent because they cost employers considerably less to contribute to than pension programs with defined benefits. They were designed to act as supplementary income to retirees;...
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Choosing a new health insurance plan can be a bit overwhelming. Not only is there a lot at stake but the language and fine print can be hard to decipher, even for a professional. Luckily though, with a little research and background knowledge it isn’t impossible. By following some of the tips below you will be well on your way to picking the right...
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While old-fashioned police work is still effective, many officers and departments are looking to social media for help in order to keep up with changing times. With that said, here’s how cops are using social media to catch criminals. Image via Flickr by West Midlands Police   The Power of Social Media Traditional media forms allow for...
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