Money Makeover: Get Wiser and Get Out of Debt for Life

Debt is hardly unique to many American households, especially when you consider that the average amount of credit card debt per person is $5,000. You add that figure up and multiply it by the number of households, then factor in other debts like loans and store cards and you don’t have to be a math […]

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Cost-Cutting in Canada: Simple Steps for Keeping Those Energy Bills in Check

Canadians use energy to heat water, operate appliances and cool, heat and light their homes. Heating and cooling account for much of the total household energy usage, but householders also use a great deal of energy for running appliances and other devices. Sources of energy include natural gas (47% of households), electricity (37%), oil, propane […]

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Are Geopolitical Issues A Danger To Your Retirement?

Your retirement account is most likely the most important investment account you’ll ever have. The reality is that we work incredibly hard to retire; spending the vast majority of our lives working and saving so that we can enjoy our golden years. However, in times of geopolitical unrest and war, several people lose everything they’ve […]

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You Should Be Haggling For Discounts Everywhere

My anniversary is coming up soon. And I’ve stalked my wife on Pinterest looking for gift ideas. Pinterest is the perfect place to find gift ideas for us clueless guys. And I’ve found the perfect gift. The problem is that it’s expensive. Even eBay (EBAY) is pricey for the designer sunglasses that she wants. Then […]

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How To Save A Fortune Using Coupons And Loyalty Cards

I don’t mean to throw away coupons. It just happens. I stick them in my pocket, wait in line, go to the register and forget to use them. I also don’t return to the store and ask for my missed discount.You might think that it’s not such a big deal. What’s a dollar here or […]

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Buying an Investment Property

Buying a property is stressful.  Buying an investment property generally means taking your personal tastes out of the decision, but paying close attention to details that will make the home pleasing to future tenants.  Here are some basic tips for buying an investment property. Get Pre-Approved Unlike with some personal home loans, investment property mortgages […]

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