How to Start Your Own Business in 10 Steps

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Tweet     Many people have great business ideas, but do not know how to get started. Luckily, starting a business is not as difficult as one might think; most of us just need a little guidance to get started. Here are ten steps on how to start your own business. 1. Business Plan: Whether […]

How Does The Stock Market Work?

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Tweet Stock Market Basics: Traditional and Electronic Trading I was talking with a friend and the question came up “how does the stock market work?” This got us talking about how the stock market and trading has evolved through the years. The financial markets are a complex entity with their own institutional and economic structures […]

How to Save Money for a House

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Tweet     When buying a house, a buyer is probably making the biggest investment of his or her life and must know how to come up with a serious down payment. On top of that, most buyers will need to spend a substantial amount of money moving and preparing the new house. Sadly, many […]

Cheap Healthy Foods

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Tweet     Eating well-balanced meals and an overall healthy diet does not have to come at the expense of your wallet. Clearly, fast food meals are cheaper than fresh produce. Unfortunately, a box of fries and a burger immersed in grease does not present the nutrition an individual requires on a daily basis. Adopting […]

What is a tax write off?

Tweet     I have been getting several questions lately about tax write offs. In my inbox this morning I had a great question that made me take things back a few steps. It was “I have been hearing all about tax write offs lately and I think I am missing something. I ended up […]

Where Is My Tax Refund?

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Tweet     Have you already submitted your taxes and are now sitting back back waiting to get your tax refund check in the mail? Or if you are like me watching your bank account to see when that tax return direct deposit will happen. It can be hard to wait for money that is owed to […]

9 Crazy Tax Deductions That Actually Worked

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Tweet     There are your common tax deductions and then there are others. The ultimate goal when doing your taxes is trying to minimize  the amount of money that you give up to the government and with that in mind some people get pretty creative to say the least. Check out the article I wrote […]

The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

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Tweet There are many people currently rolling in their tax check and stocking up on furniture, big screen TV’s, and vacations. Others have waited a little bit longer and are carefully looking over their paperwork, in an attempt to make sure they are maximizing their gains for this April. Then there are the rest of […]

Ally Bank Review – Great option in online banking

Tweet A brief background about the bank Ally Bank is the banking unit of Ally Financial. The company started in 1919 as the General Motors Acceptance Corporation or GMAC and ever since has been involved in the financing of numerous vehicles for production. Because of the recent financial and economic crisis in the U.S., GMAC’s […]

CLUE Report, Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange

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Tweet You need to take a good look at your CLUE. But what is a CLUE report? Most people are clueless about there CLUE report, hehe see what I did there. CLUE stands for Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange, and this report gives details dating back seven years history of claims with your insurance company. Why […]