Get Your Family Out of Debt & Onto a Happier Financial Path
Sep19

Get Your Family Out of Debt & Onto a Happier Financial Path

With car payments, home loans, student loans and household expenses, it’s easy to snowball into debt. You may be overwhelmed by the amount of debt that has accumulated, but the debt snowball method may be a great first step toward financial freedom. Snowballing 101 The debt snowball method pays off your smallest debts first and, once those are paid off, you move on to the larger debts. Start off by listing your debts in order...

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Arm Yourself with Research Before You Shop for a Car

Thinking about getting a new vehicle? American car companies are eager to make deals following the recession, which saw sales drop and the age of the average car on US roads rise to 11.4 years according to Edmonds. com. But overall car sales have recovered, according to Zacks.com, up 8 percent from 2012 to 2013. Financing requirements have eased as well. If you feel ready to update your ’04 ride for a ’14 or ’15,...

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Why People Brag About Being Busy Even Though It’s Making Them Miserable
Sep01

Why People Brag About Being Busy Even Though It’s Making Them Miserable

Most people equate being busy with being industrious. “If you have something that needs to get done,” the old axiom goes, “assign it to someone who’s busy.” People love to boast about how busy they are, but busy-ness and productivity don’t always go together. Psychologists also say that idleness is one of the main reasons people are unhappy. However, even though Americans are busier than ever before, only only one in three describes...

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Review: Mobile Landlord App

The pace of telephone technology amazes me. Only 30 years ago you were the exception if you carried a “cell phone.” Now you can do pretty much anything on your phone. You can check the weather, do your grocery shopping online, have a business meeting seeing your client’s face on video without having to travel eight time zones, and even dictate a text so the phone writes it for you when it gets too complicated to thumb it....

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6 Ways Your Small Business Can Attract Better Employees
Aug28

6 Ways Your Small Business Can Attract Better Employees

When it comes to hiring new employees, it can be easy to assume that either they just don’t make them like they used to or all the bigger companies are snatching away the most promising talent. While each new generation is different than the one that preceded it and larger companies may seem like they have more to offer than a smaller mom and pop outfit, the truth is that any business of any size can attract hard-working, affable and...

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