Archive | February, 2012

Personal vs. Business Credit Cards: The Similarities & Differences

21 February 2012

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Credit cards are confusing enough, then when you add in the “business” label to them, the confusion is magnified. What exactly makes a business credit card different from a personal credit card? Here’s a clear and straightforward explanation. The Requirements – Contrary to popular belief, you don’t actually need to be part of a corporation […]

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Tax efficient savings for pensioners

17 February 2012

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Some people assume that once you retire, you effectively become financially inactive. However, for many pensioners this simply is not the case, with many continuing to make investments and undertake other financial activity, such as casual work, in order to provide themselves with a good income in their retirement. Saving money as tax efficiently as […]

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Cut your taxes in five easy steps

16 February 2012

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Paying taxes, what is it good for? Quite a lot actually. Our taxes pay for a whole range of public services that we all use or benefit from on a regular basis, but none of us want to pay over the odds. Tax avoidance is illegal, but there are legitimate ways that you can save […]

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Airline Credit Cards: Why The Benefits Might Outweigh The Rewards

16 February 2012

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When it comes to travel credit cards, it’s easy to get caught up in how many miles (or points) you earn per dollar. Often times, that’s the deciding factor in why someone chooses one card over another. However the ironic thing is that your rewards program might only be the second most important thing to […]

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Start Thinking About Tax Deductions

15 February 2012

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The new year is upon us, which means tax season is here and you need to start planning your 2011 return. This time of the year brings with it a fair amount of anxiety as people begin to scribble down their write-offs in hopes of reaping the benefits of a larger return. Confusion over tax […]

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Great Ways to Have Fun While Making Money Online

5 February 2012

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In this economy, making some extra cash is in everyone’s best interest, but unfortunately, it’s not always feasible to get a second job. Luckily, with a computer and an internet connection, anyone can make money online. It’s fun, easy, and doesn’t require leaving the house. These are just a few of the ways that anyone […]

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12 Retirement Planning Mistakes that you Must Avoid

4 February 2012

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It is no secret that successful retirement planning begins early on in life. The younger you start the better off you will be when the time comes to leave the work force and sit back and relax. However, being young and planning for retirement can also leave you room to make many mistakes regarding your […]

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12 Lifestyle Changes that Will Keep you Happy

3 February 2012

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Happiness is something that people often struggle to find. Why? Because busy, active lifestyles often make it difficult to truly enjoy the journey called life. If you are in search of happiness, a few lifestyle changes may be the answer. Below are 12 lifestyle changes that will keep you happy. Are you willing to make […]

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Dealing With Grown, Unemployed Children

2 February 2012

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There’s an epidemic right now and it’s unemployed grown children in their twenties who are still financially dependent on their parents for housing and bills. It’s not their fault. Well, it’s not all their fault. This epidemic is the result of a terrible job market and weak economic conditions that have made things rough on […]

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