A Simple Guide to Making Money as You Travel

In 2018, the average amount spent by a vacationing traveler was approximately $3,900 in the United States, reports the Destination Analysts. As the vacation cost increases annually, saving money becomes challenging. Travelers, however, can work and make money during their tours and be able to recoup some of the used funds. Many people and families are devising ways of reducing their traveling costs while making money in return. Here are a few money-making ideas that can be used by both short-...
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How You Can Use Personal Loans to Get Ahead

Financial issues are inherent in everything we do. We need money to purchase everyday items like food and clothing, keep our utilities on, and pay for medical expenses. We need money for everything. The problem is there is so much to pay for that when life's unexpected expenses surface, we don’t have money to pay to afford them. The key is to have enough money ahead that you can handle emergencies or unforeseen circumstances when they come up. You need an emergency savings account, you need to p...
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Is Football Memorabilia Worth Investing In?

Some football fans love collecting football memorabilia! But do they know which editions to look out for or the worth of what’s laying around in their loft space? Read on as we explore the most highly prized programmes in history and offer you advice on how you can get started collecting rare footie programmes and making some money today… The first football match programme When the Football League arrived in 1888, it wasn’t long after that the first football match programme was created...
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Build Your Brand And Boost Your Bottom Line

Businesses who want to increase their revenue by 23%, should consider a consistent brand strategy. Branding is one of the fundamental pillars in a business, and those who are consistently positioning their brand for further awareness enjoy as much as more visibility than those who don’t. More exposure allows more people to relate to the brand and align themselves with the products and services. While many entrepreneurs know why they need to increase brand awareness, they’re not always sure how. ...
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10 pocket-friendly DIY Kitchen upgrades

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. I don’t know about all that, but I do know that most people love food, and it seems as if everyone flocks toward the kitchen during parties and gatherings. It’s only fitting, then, that your kitchen be the most well put together room in your house. After all, it will likely be the focal point of most of your guests. Nevertheless, kitchen upgrades can get pricey. Countertops, appliances, flooring -- it adds up quickly. Fortunately, a kitchen mak...
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A Guide to Making Your Next Promotion Profitable

Making the move between job roles is ever-popular in America. According to statistics reported by CNBC, 64% of Americans spend under two years in any given job. However, while the pay might be better in a new role, this doesn’t mean you’ll necessarily end up with more in your pocket. The fact is, shifting jobs upsets a number of factors that contribute to your overall financial health. Making a career change should, of course, be beneficial for you in terms of career progression and your over...
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October 2018 Net Worth – $793,471

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. October's downturn in the market had a painful impact on my net worth. A large portion of my net worth is in the stock market so it goes where the market goes, but progress has been made in diversifying a bit into real esta...
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Buying a New Home? Here’s What to Look Out For

It’s no secret—looking for a new home is no easy task. The process of buying a house can be long and overwhelming at times when there are so many things to consider. This often leads to a culmination of different thoughts and emotions that inhibit your ability to identify potential warning signs when viewing properties. Ultimately, your new home should enhance your quality of life for the decades to come, so you’re going to want to make sure you do your homework in order to make the best decisio...
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3 Things That Happen When Your Student Loans Default

Chances are if you’re reading this, you have student loans. If that’s so, then you are probably also worried about what happens if those loans go into, or have already gone into default. It is something to be worried about, but your best weapon against this scenario is going to be learning what going into default means, how you can avoid it, and learning about the 3 things that happen when you default on your loans. Here I will lay out the basics of this aspect of student loan law, followed by w...
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Infographic: How Have Savings Initiatives Changed Over Time?

These days, in our modern world, many of us have our finances organised with share ISA accounts and pension pots but have you ever thought about where these came from, or how each savings initiative has changed over the years? This posed question is explored in the graphic below, by online investment company, True Potential Investor. Did you know… that the first known building society formed for groups of individuals who were looking to help each other to buy property? Or that the Bank of En...
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