The Ultimate Guide to Credit Card Concierge Services

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Tweet Have you ever wanted someone else to take over some of your more complicated responsibilities? Long gone are the days when you would have a butler to take care of everyday needs. Nowadays, if you have certain credit cards, you can simply call your credit card company and have them do quite a variety […]

How to Get Paid While Watching TV: Your New Part-Time Job

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Tweet If you think back to your childhood, you may remember a parent telling you that watching TV was a one-way ticket to the land of the couch potatoes. In your parents’ eyes, watching cartoons was always second to things like going outside to play, doing your homework, or—worse—doing your chores. Unfortunately, mom and dad […]

What to Do When You Are Turned Down for a Mortgage

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Tweet If you are interested in buying real estate but had your application for a home loan rejected, you have options. Plenty of them. Of course you can ask the lending institution why they put the kibosh on your application but they won’t likely tell you the complete story because they are afraid you’ll sue […]

Say Sayonara to These 8 Bad Shopping Habits

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Tweet Whether you love to shop or find the whole thing a drag, you’ve likely developed some bad habits that are costing you money and time. Sometimes shopping itself can be a bad habit, especially during the holidays when events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday encourage impulse buying. While changing your buying behavior takes […]

Buying a Laptop: Thank Goodness Its No Longer 1999

Tweet This is a guest post by Dave at Dealzon.com, thanks to the folks from HP. I’ve been an ardent computer user since the early 90s.  This is actually quite a big deal, considering I was in middle school or so at the time.  I still remember my first computer, an Intel DX4 100 Mhz […]

When Hiring Happens It Will Be in Technology and Science

Tweet The job market is undergoing an irreversible transformation. The industrial revolution’s centuries-old propulsion of modern societal evolution is finally running out of steam. New technologies are replacing people as the components that drive forward movement. There’s no longer an endless supply of factory jobs and management careers for the billions of people alive on […]

The Shocking Truth about Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy

Tweet For most people, repairing credit after bankruptcy seems impossible. I’m broke and my credit is trashed, they think. I’ll just have to wait a decade before the bankruptcy falls off my credit report. But nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, wiping your hands of credit and becoming a cash-only citizen is […]

Fighting Procrastination: Tomorrow Will Come Again

Tweet Is procrastination a disease formed from lack of motivation? Do we lack self-control?  In Latin, procrastination means “to put off until tomorrow.” Why is it difficult to save part of our hard-earned dollars, but not difficult to delay some purchase until we can afford them?  In 2006, for the first time Americans savings rate […]

How To Keep Eating Well On a Budget

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Tweet As the state of the economy becomes more and more uncertain, many families are obviously tightening their budgets. Cutting back on grocery costs is a great way to save money and you don’t necessarily have to sacrifice the quality of your meals. In order to keep eating well on a budget you’ll have to […]

Bootstrapping Your Start-Up Business with Little or No Money

Tweet When unemployment rates start creeping up, those of us who are having a tough time finding work start thinking about opening our own businesses as an alternative.  Whether its inspiration or desperation is beside the point, but the thought of being your own boss could never be more appealing then after being unemployed for […]