Going on a Cross Country Road Trip? Check These Apps Out

Road Trip

  As I embark on what will be the first of four road trips this year, I take solace in knowing that I’m prepared for whatever life throws at me.  Equipped with camping supplies, a spare tire, a cooler full of food, and a gas card, I can take care of my basic needs easily […]

Writing a Business Plan? Here Are Some Common Mistakes

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    A business plan is a necessity in any business. If you are trying to figure out how to start your own business, the first place to start is with a business plan. Every business needs some type of direction and focus to help it move forward in the right direction. It doesn’t need […]

What is a Trust Fund?

what is a trust fund

    Back in my college days I had several friends that seemed to have access to all the money in the world as they went to school. One friend in particular spent all kinds of money on off roading vehicles and modifications, and that was just one of his expensive hobbies. I was a […]

11 Characteristics of an Entrepreneur

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    Many people believe that they have what it takes to start your own business, yet it seems few people truly end up succeeding in the world of business. Entrepreneurs are a few and talented group of individuals who possess the skills necessary to make a unique and successful business out of nothing. In […]

Catastrophic Health Insurance: Is it right for you?

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    Is A Catastrophic Insurance Plan Right For You? In this down economy, it may seem practical to choose a health insurance plan that has the lowest monthly payments. However, plans that have the lowest monthly premiums also typically have the highest deductibles. For some individuals and families, this may be a good option […]

How to Make Money With an Online Tutoring Job

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    How You Can Earn Big Bucks Being a Tutor In an attempt to make extra money, you’ve tried just about everything, mystery shopping, focus groups, selling on Craigslist, etc., but have you ever considered tutoring as a source of additional income?  Being a tutor can be easy and online tutoring jobs are in […]

How to Start Your Own Business in 10 Steps

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    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 an […]

How Does The Stock Market Work?

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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 that […]

How to Save Money for a House

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    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 potential […]

Cheap Healthy Foods

cheap healthy food

    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 a […]