Is That Fancy Degree Worth the Cost? Here’s How to Tell

While the cost of an undergraduate degree has risen by nearly five times the inflation rate since 1983, it’s still pretty easy to get financial aid to go to undergraduate school. Almost no one pays full sticker price for an undergraduate education. But graduate school is a different story. A graduate degree can cost hundreds

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Can a Financial Social Worker Help You Sort Out Your Finances?

A financial social worker is a social worker with additional training in debt, credit, and financial counseling. Some social workers with this additional certification work with people in poverty to help them tackle basic financial issues and, ideally, to improve their situations. Financial social workers may also work in private practice, helping individuals or couples

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Want to Retire Early? Become a Police Officer

Not many professions these days allow you to retire after just 20 years with a comfortable pension and benefits. But if you want to retire early with a pension that will allow you to live comfortably, continue supporting your family, and maybe even travel, you should consider becoming a police officer. Police officers in most

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Is It Worth Getting an MBA?

Something I have been considering for the last few months has been whether or not I should take the time to earn a master’s degree in business administration. It would be a pretty big undertaking, but it is the type of thing that can make you significantly more marketable whenever you are going for a

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Real Estate Investments: Comparing London to New York

Two of the biggest cities on the globe have always been struggling to one-up one another, even if they are not doing so intentionally. London was a global hub first but New York City has quickly met and surpassed the home of Buckingham Palace, the Eye, and Big Ben. Still even as both cities compete

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I’m looking for a website partner

UPDATE: I’ve had a massive response to this post and am no longer accepting new applications for people to work with me. Thank you all so much! I really didn’t expect so many people to email me about this – I really appreciate it you guys As I eluded to in my last post, I

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Helpful Hints For First Home Buyers

Buying your first property can be a nerve wrecking experience. I remember the first time I bought a house – I chose to build a house rather than buying an existing dwelling. The main reason for this was that I couldn’t find a property that I liked in the price range that I was prepared

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Focus Your Time to Produce The Best Results

Over the last few months I’ve started to feel like I’ve been just managing to keep things together. I’ve had quite a bit on my plate, and so now that things are starting to quite down, I have decided that I really need to focus my time and energy on the things that are likely

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How to apply for a personal loan

Applying for a personal loan can be confusing, intimidating and time consuming and if you really need a cash loan, the fear of rejection can be terrible. However, applying or a personal loan doesn’t need to be a daunting experience. With some thorough research and a clear understanding of the process, as well as some

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Are you worth more Dead than Alive?

Have you ever thought about how much you are worth? I was talking to my dad the other day about what the future might hold for me and my family, and I mentioned that should the worst happen to me, then both my wife and son would have PLENTY of money to play with when

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How To Buy A Home In No Time At All

Purchasing a house can be a daunting, complex and all out confusing exercise – and that is just for people who’ve done it all before and know how to do it! The home buyer making their first foray into the world of property can rightfully feel totally adrift when confronted with their first buy. Don’t

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Are you waiting for a silver platter?

I’m someone who sets myself a lot of goals. I find that it helps me to achieve things that I want to do, but wouldn’t otherwise put the necessary time and effort into if I didn’t have a goal motivating me. Something i’ve come to realise lately, is that many people don’t set goals for

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