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Are Millennials at Risk of Missing out on Pensions

Millennials eh? It’s all avocados, selfies and Netflix with them isn’t it? Or so the stereotype would have it. But what about pensions? While it might not be a topic we associate with the smartphone wielding generation, maybe it’s...

5 Interesting ways of Making Money

Traditional jobs are those that have normal hours from 9 -5. While this particular kind of job can appeal to some people, it may not be the best for everyone.  Some workers desire jobs that border on the unusual...

The Implications of a Divorce/Separation to a Will

It is necessary to review a will every 3 to 5 years especially when some personal or financial situations arise such as marriage, separation, divorce, having children and so on. Your relationship status has strong implications on existing wills...

Selecting Tires – What you Need to Know

Yes, it is true, just like almost any product out there on today’s market tires have a lot of different brand names to choose from. In fact, there are at least a total of over 2000 different types of...

What is a Reverse Mortgage

Rumors are that a reverse mortgage is only for people of a certain age – usually seniors. True or false? Reverse Mortgage: American Style For the most part, it’s true, particularly if you consider how they came about. In the United...

Documenting The House

A house is more often than not, a home. It is a place where the walls bubble over with a sense of safety, security, love, and if you’re lucky, joy. Home is lazy Saturday mornings, and cookouts on the...

How Often Should I Change My Oil

This is the age old question is it not? “How often do I really need to change my oil?” Well, the truth is that almost all of the car companies out there and all of the oil change companies agree...

What is Compound Interest – How to Make your Money Grow

Most people understand “interest” as it applies to loans, credit cards and savings accounts. When talking about loans and credit cards, interest is the fee you are charged to borrow money. With savings accounts, interest is the amount of...

Sharing a Bank Account – Pros and Cons

There are some things about being married that make certain things in life more difficult. And one of those things is money! So, it’s no surprise that more couples argue and eventually divorce over financial issues than any other...

Needs versus Wants – Be Happy with What you Have

For just one minute take a step back into your imagination and pretend that today is the day you have worried about your whole life. You are given one month to live and can only take 3 things from...

Staying Home with the Kids vs. Going to Work

At some point every parent is faced with a decision to make. Do they continue working, slaving away hours for monetary compensation or do they try to trim the fat off the family budget and make being a stay at home parent work? The battle over the best way...

If you think Your Day Job is Tough, Try Staying Home with the Kids

So, you made it though yet another day in the life of a stay at home parent. For some reason, you are tired. Exhausted really, despite the fact that the house still looks like a war zone. The sink is full of dishes yet again, there are still clothes...

A Career in the Trades

The American Dream For decades the dream of most American parents has been to send their kids to college. It’s true enough that even today, if you step out into the marketplace or into private parties or office buildings, the people with what look like comfortable careers and upward mobility...

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