4 Reasons Why You May Want to Rent Instead of Buy a Piece of Property

When you buy a home, you will be stuck to that location for the rest of your life, assuming that you will be living in it. Even if you did move out to a different apartment or house in order to pursue a new job or just see what other cities have to offer, you

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The vacation is over – time to tighten the belt and the wallet

If you remember a few weeks ago I spoke about doing a share house to save money on accommodation when going on vacation, well I didn’t post last week as I was on that vacation I mentioned for my Mothers 60th. I decided I would leave both my physical and virtual life at home for

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Breaking down the Barriers: How mobility makes the Forex Market more Accessible

If you think back to the stereotypical view of the stock exchange in the late-1980’s, you will instantly picture a mosh-pit of traders angrily waving their cellphones while completing deals. The same principles could be applied to old-school currency trading, where endless complexities and the seemingly elusive nature of the discipline created substantial barriers to

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7 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Online Trading

Information is power. That is no less true in online trading. To make educated decisions when trading online, you’ll need to know what is right from what is wrong. Also, information will give investors reasonable expectations of success of their online trading ventures

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Sickness Strikes AGAIN!

I swear, ever since having kids I get sick almost every second month. It’s hard to believe that it can make such a big difference, but as I sit here expelling mucus i’m painfully aware of just how frequently we seem to be getting sick these days. It’s not a lot of fun, but it’s

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Home Improvements That Keep Costing Money

As many of your will be aware, my wife and I moved into a new house about 9 months ago. We decided that we would spend a bit extra to get the house we wanted, rather than making do on many of the things we did in our first house. Unfortunately not everything went to

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Outsourcing Time Consuming Low Value Work

Something I think that I do quite well is managing my own time. I hate being bored and I also detest doing things I feel are either not enjoyable or unproductive, so when I find myself doing something that meets one of the above criteria it really bothers me. You might be interested in knowing

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The Importance of Having Auto Insurance

When it comes to personal finance, nothing is more important than protecting your assets and ensuring you aren’t taking unnecessary financial hits when they can be easily avoided. This is why auto insurance is so important. The idea behind any insurance plan is to protect your finances in times when they need the protection. Car

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Splitting the cost of a vacation

It’s my mothers 60th birthday soon and she decided that she wanted the family to all go away to celebrate. I thought it was a great idea, as some of my fondest memories are when the family went away for a week or two, although these days things are a bit different as I’m not

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To Bike Or Not To Bike – That Is The Question.

It seems that no matter the day or time, whenever I leave to go to work I end up getting stuck in traffic. Morning after morning, it’s more of the same thing. Some mornings I will take 30 minutes to get through it, others it can be over an hour – it sucks!   Obviously

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The Unlimited Overdraft Facilitiy

In Australia this week there was an interesting story that captured my attention. You can read the article here, but the short version is that one of the big 4 banks over here in Australia (Westpac) provided a student with a bank account with a 4 million dollar overdraft facility. I assume it was an

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Standing out and getting ahead as a modern freelancer

After the 2014 recession, self employed individuals reached their highest numbers in the UK, leading to a marketplace flooded with contractors and freelancers. But while many became freelancers out of necessity, during those difficult years, digital and social changes to the modern working life have reshaped the outlook for those who are self-employed

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