Tips for Using Pinterest to Promote Your Business

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Tweet Promoting Your Business on Pinterest If you’re not familiar with Pinterest, you should be.  The social media photo sharing site is taking the world by storm.  In fact, it is one the fastest growing social services.  With 3.3 million users, it’s a great place for you to promote your business. Here’s how it works.  […]

The Ability to Earn Income is Your Greatest Asset

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Tweet In this kind of financial environment, with the volatility of the market, the crash of the housing industry, the uncertainty of the global economy, and the high unemployment rates around the world many people are saying that a job is a person’s greatest asset. There was a time when I would have disagreed with […]

Mortgage Rates Are Low, But It May Still Cost You

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Tweet The news keeps talking about mortgage rates that continue to fall to almost unheard of low levels. We’re talking about 30-year fixed rate mortgages hovering just over 5%, and 15-year rates under 5% right now. These rates are sharply lower than just a few years ago. But just how much can you save with […]

5 Tips to Help You Take Advantage of Happy Hour

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Tweet What’s there not to love about Happy Hour?  It gives you a chance to wind down after work, sample food from area restaurants, and enjoy discounted drinks ranging from bottled beer to cocktails.  Despite what you may think, not all Happy Hours are created equally.  In order to fully appreciate and enjoy this type […]

Investing in Your Most Valuable Asset – Invest in Yourself


Tweet Investing in Yourself Can Yield Returns Far Greater than Any Other Investment We spend a lot of time worrying about investing and are quick to gauge how things are going by looking at quarterly statements. It’s all dollar signs — bank accounts, 401(k)s, the value of your home — these are the things we […]

Five Places to Post Your Travel Experiences for Free

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Tweet If you’re like me, you love to travel and share your adventures with others. I’m the type of gal who loves to document my journey by keeping a detailed record of what I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, the food I’ve devoured, and the feelings I had while sightseeing, mingling, and noshing. I’ve been […]

Saving Money on Family Summer Vacations


Tweet Taking a family vacation this summer doesn’t have to cost you a fortune.  In fact, you’re likely to have a better time by being creative.  In addition to providing free entertainment, many destinations have other ways to appease the budget traveler.  Think outside the box, save more money for your child’s education or your […]

Are 401k Plans Too Risky For Retirement?

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Tweet The 401k gets a bad reputation, especially when the markets and economy are on the rocks. We read countless stories about 60-somethings on the cusp of retirement who lost half their nest egg and need to continue working, they had followed every step for how to become a millionaire but never made it. We […]