Add Some Glitter to Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday is synonymous with crush, panic, and overwhelm. Not so! Some little amount of preparation may go a long way toward ensuring a smooth and stress-free Black Friday experience. One strategy for staying abreast of sales is to sign up for shops' email lists. Prior to making a purchase, it is wise to research the store's return and price-matching policies. Make sure you've done your research before making a list The world wide web is a treasure trove of data, and there are seve...
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What Are the Different Types of Solar Panels That Exist Today?

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Are you looking to make your own electricity at home but aren’t sure if you should get the regular solar panels? Well, there are many other types of solar panels that exist, and each has its own benefits and disadvantages. As we continue to reach that lofty green energy goal of generating all electricity from sustainable sources, solar panel contractors will play a huge role in the effort. Keep reading to learn how to save with the best solar panels and to know the different solar ...
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Tips and Tricks Every New Camper Van Owner Needs To Know

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If you are thinking about buying a camper van, then you're undoubtedly going to need some help. You need to stock up on the essentials, figure out where you are going to live while traveling, and learn how to travel without busting your wallet.  With all these things in mind and more, this blog post will be your ultimate guide for buying and using a camper van the right way.  1) Keep on top of cleaning When you are moving around a lot, cleaning a motorhome is perhaps the ...
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July 2022 Net Worth

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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 enjoy compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. This month's numbers... After 3 straight months of losses, we finally had a little bit of a turnaround. Our investment accounts are still well under where they started the year at, but at least they are heading in the right direct...
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How to Start a Photography Business From Scratch

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There are over 580 million entrepreneurs in the world, and you could be one of them! Starting a business is an exciting opportunity to build a career you love.  Photography is a great area to start building a business, with so many directions you could take it. But you might not know how to start a photography business. It can seem like an overwhelming task to do everything yourself.  This article is here to explain how to start a freelance photography business. We cover...
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June 2022 Net Worth

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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 enjoy compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. This month's numbers... A third straight month of losses, and this one was another big one. It's sort of scary that my retirement accounts have dropped from over a million to in the $700k's in just 6 months without me spending a p...
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How to Buy a Short-Sale Home

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If you’re a prospective homebuyer, you’re probably already somewhat familiar with the terms “buyer’s market” or “seller’s market.” The former situation occurs when the housing supply exceeds the demand, a situation that favors the buyer. But when the housing supply is more limited, a homeowner may receive multiple offers on their home, a market more favorable to the seller. Perhaps you’re looking for a home and are finding that you’re often outbid. In a tight housing market, sellers may ...
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4 Things You Should Know About Payday Loans

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Payday loans are short-term, unsecured loans that you should repay in your next payday or within two weeks. Since these loans are usually the last resort for borrowers, especially those with poor credit, they have higher interest rates than banks or other traditional loans. Their ease of access and borrowing simplicity make them appealing to most consumers. Here are four things you should know about payday loans. 1. How payday loans function You can access a payday loan through an onl...
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4 Tips for Building Generational Wealth

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It’s hard to think that there will come a time, when you’re not around to help your family out anymore, and they’ll have to manage without you. It’s not a pleasant thought, but it is inevitable, unfortunately. This is why it’s so important to put plans in place early on, to ensure that your family is well taken care of and you can build generational wealth - in other words, your money will go on in the right way. Read on, to find out how this can be done.  Plan Your Retirement ...
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Diversify Your Investment Portfolio This Year With These Ideas

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Image Source: Freepik The global economy has yet to fully recover from the pandemic and for many private investors, this is a time to review all investments with a view to making some changes. We all know that it is unwise to put all your eggs into one basket, especially in such an uncertain time. With that in mind, here are a few investment ideas to add some diversity to your investment portfolio. Rental Property - If you have the capital to acquire and renovate a house in a trendy area ...
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