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Are Peer Loans Too Risky or the Way of the Future?

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(Photo credit: Wikipedia). If you haven’t already heard about peer lending, it’s likely that you soon will. Peer Lending Reborn. Money Tips

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The Prairie Eco-Thrifter Giveaway Extravaganza: 2nd Anniversary with an iPad 3 and over $200 Cash To Be Won Plus a Bonus Prize

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I am still in shock. cannot believe I started this blog just over two years ago. Thank you. This site, like life, has taken me on a journey. It

7 Ways to Follow Up After a Job Interview

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Too often, after a job interview, we fail to follow up with the company. Ford R. Develop a Follow Up Strategy Ahead of Time. Confirm What’s Next.

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How to Impress Your Boss (Without Giving Up Your Work/Life Balance)

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It seems that maintaining your personal life while trying to climb the corporate ladder or enhance your work life is nearly impossible. Be Confident.

6 Ways to Improve Your Life in the Coming Year

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It’s true that you can set goals anytime of the year, but the advent of a new year provides you with a convenient time to reflect. Help Others.

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How to Make Your Budget Work for You

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One of the hardest things to stick to is a budget. My solution to this problem is to create a spending plan that actually works for me. must be paid.

Saving Your Pennies For A Rainy Day

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We have all heard that age old adage “save your pennies for a rainy day,” but many of us never do it. How To Save. Shop Sales. There are.

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Make One Change to Improve Almost Every Aspect of Your Life

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Over the past year or so, I’ve probably watched twenty different documentaries , and many of them were about health, food, weight and nutrition.

It’s Time to Leave Your Money Mistakes in the Past

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As humans, we tend to be hard on ourselves. The same is true of our money mistakes. Unfortunately, this tendency can hold you back. Look for Support.

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Simple Things You Can Do to Be Environmentally Friendly and Save Money

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So often, being environmentally friendly and saving money go hand in hand.  That’s good for the Earth and for personal finances.  Conserve gas.

The Deadly Sins of Personal Finance

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Lots of people will say that there’s no real formula for personal finance, because it’s personal. Consumerism. Laziness. Wastefulness.

4 Great iPhone Apps For Losing Weight

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Many people have a weight problem and this problem seems to be even more pronounced amongst the high-tech gadget enthusiasts. You Are Your Own Gym.

For Better Savings: Use Sub Accounts to Differentiate Your Goals

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One of the mistakes that we often make when saving is putting everything into one account. Break Out Your Objectives. Adding an Investment Component.

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Financial Success: It’s Not Always About Your Income

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When I was younger, I used to think that a higher income was the solution to most of my financial issues. However, this isn’t always the case.

Learn How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

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Do you want to eat healthy but don’t think you can afford it?  Everyone these days seems to be more focused on health.  Mangoes  . 10) Onions  .

10 Ways to Save on Eating Out

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nice restaurant meal can be a welcome and affordable indulgence if you know when and where to look. Set a Budget. Coupon. Opt for Lunch Specials.

Are You Letting Your Luxuries Become Needs?

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One of the fundamental principles of savvy finances is understanding the difference between needs and wants. Is That REALLY a Need?

Competing With Yourself To Save On Utility Bills

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Unlike most people, I actually look forward to receiving my utility bills each month. Hard to believe? Let me explain. Were my showers shorter?

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3 Tips for Getting Rid of Clutter and Organizing Your Home

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We love decorating for the holidays at our house. However, by about the middle of January, I’m ready for it to come down. Keep it Clutter-Free.

10 Nifty Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget

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Many people have the false belief that organic foods are a luxury that only a select few can afford. This notion is simply not true.

What Money Advice Would You Give Yourself If You Could Go Back in Time

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We like to say that hindsight is 20/20, and this is especially true of money. ” and “Why aren’t you doing THIS?” Money Tips

Save Money Exercising

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It’s winter, you’ve been through the holidays and eaten more than your fair share of goodies. Check Out Your Work Perks. Exercise At Home.

5 Essential Money Tips for Newlyweds

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When you first contemplate marrying the love of your life, everything seems just right. Get to the Bottom of Your Money Motivations.

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5 Books with Insights that Changed the Way I Think About Money

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When I was growing up, my ideas about money were limited. figured the keys to financial success were: Get a good education. Get a good job. DeMarco.

How to Limit Distractions When You Work From Home

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There are times when I just can’t seem to focus on work. It’s too easy to get distracted and pretty soon nothing is getting accomplished.

Want Better Productivity? Stop Multi-Tasking!

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One of the things I used to tell my mom was that, of  course I could do my homework while watching TV. Multi-Tasking Doesn’t Work. Get Organize

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How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Life

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Mindfulness is something that has tripped me up in the past. It’s easy to mindlessly snack on junk food all day. Stress Relief. Finances.

Christmas Reward – iPad 3 Giveaway

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How better to finish off Christmas than by winning an iPad 3. mean, who doesn’t want this handy little device?! Outlier Model. See Debt Run.

Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

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Indeed, there are some cases that I think that cheaper definitely isn’t better, and that there are times when it’s worth it to pay more.

Yakezie Carnival – Credit Cards Edition

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Yakezie carnival. figured I would talk about credit cards as today’s theme. Take a moment to watch them.

Do You Have an Income Problem? Or a Cash Flow Problem?

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I think about cash flow. A lot. As a freelance writer married to an adjunct professor, my household income is sometimes a little unpredictable.

Which is More Dangerous: Cash or Credit Card?

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I got in to a debate with my friend last week about whether cash or credit card encourages it’s user to spend more money. My friend said the opposite.

Three Expensive Sources of Quick Cash

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What happens if you are hit with an expense that you can’t afford, and your emergency fund just isn’t up to scratch yet? Car Title Loans.

Are These 5 Investing Mistakes Eroding Your Returns?

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It’s true that one of the most efficient ways to build wealth over time is through investing. Paying High Fees. Frequent Trading. Money Tips

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How to Save Money by Greening your Wardrobe

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If you’re like me, you are always looking for ways to save money, even if it’s only a little bit each week or month. Go Frugal Go Green

The Difference Between Looking Rich and Being Rich

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Recently, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to appearances. Neither of them can actually afford what they are doing. How could they not be rich?

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How To Get Your Budget To Balance

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We all know that one of the best personal finance strategies is to have a budget and you’ve probably tried to create one at some time. Credit Cards.

Reasons to Avoid Debt in 2014

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I’m sure you’ve heard: household debt is on the rise and consumerism is everywhere. My experiences with debt have been 100% negative. Money Tips

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How to Choose a Charitable Cause for Your Money

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One of the best ways to boost your finances, and help others at the same time, is to make charitable donations. Deciding on a Cause. Bottom Line.

Do I Really Spend US$27,288 Each Year on My Child?

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For babies born in 2012, this number is $241,080. How much you make. How many parents are in the household. The number of children you have.