Money Makers: Household Items That Pay For Themselves

Banking and Finance
You might think that, in order to invest your money, you need to dabble in the likes of stocks and shares or buy a load of gold. However, that isn’t the case! There are also quite a few investments that you can make in the office. Ok, so they won’t make you any money like financial investments, but they will certainly save you a whole lot of cash in the long run. Not too sure what I mean? Read on to find out about some essential office items that will end up paying for themselves and saving you and your employees a whole load of cash! LED Light Bulbs If you still have traditional light bulbs in your light fixtures at the office, now is the time to switch them…
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The Ultimate In Automated Investments

Banking and Finance
The world of modern investment is a complex and unstable one. A lot of people are worried about putting their money into something which isn’t risk-free because money isn’t easy to come by. Along with this, most people don’t have the time to spend their evenings pouring over numbers to make the most out of their money. Neither of these factors mean you have to avoid investment, though. Instead, you just have to find the right kind of investment for you. To help you with this, this post will be going through three different types of investment which can handle themselves and still make you plenty of money. To start, let’s take a look at something a lot of people would consider a fairly traditional investment. Forex, or foreign currency…
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Need Money? Get What You’re Owed

Banking and Finance
Work hard and you’ll get paid accordingly. Right? That’s supposed to be how things work, after all. Unfortunately, a lot of people are getting ripped off without them even realizing it. Employers, the government, banks - there are several parties out there that may be, in one way or another, holding onto cash that is rightfully yours. Thankfully, there are pretty consistent ways of both finding out if you’re owed anything and actually getting that money in your pocket. We’re going to take a quick look at the most common causes of an individual not getting the money that is rightfully theirs, and what they can do to ensure the money goes where it belongs. Unclaimed assets You’d be surprised how many assets are out there going completely unclaimed despite…
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Being A Doctor Isn’t The Only Way To Work In Healthcare

Banking and Finance
A job in the healthcare industry is attractive because it gives you the opportunity to help people and make some good money while you’re doing it. Being a doctor or a nurse involves a lot of education and it’s a very stressful job. Not everybody is cut out for it but that doesn’t mean you can’t necessarily be a part of the healthcare industry. Every job role has an important part to play and there are plenty of administrative positions that you could look into. Here are some of the best ones available. Healthcare Manager Being a healthcare manager is a brilliant job for somebody that wants to have a big input into patient care without being a doctor or nurse. You’ll need to enrol on an accredited mba program…
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A Constructive Guide To Investing In Technology (Actually Investing!)

Banking and Finance
Okay, before we give you a quick guide to investing in tech it is pretty important to understand that this doesn’t mean we’re going to teach you what to look out for when buying your next tablet. That isn’t what this is about. Nor are we going to tell you what tech you should be buying to give your startup company the best chance of thriving and not just surviving, which is another example of how the term ‘investing in tech’  is so often confused. What we are going to give you is a guide on how to literally invest in technology, or to spell it out a little bit more, give you advice on how to invest your hard-earned cash in the technology sector. Yeah, it’s a finance blog.…
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The Five Things To Bear In Mind When Investing In A Property

Banking and Finance
There are so many benefits to buying a property for the purposes of renting it out. It is a second income, you own a chunk of valuable real estate if you build it up right, and if you pick the right property, the money can keep coming in. But before you think about quitting your job and picking a random house to renovate, you will need to bear a few things in mind… The Location The neighborhood will have its impacts on two things. The types of tenant you will attract, and how often you will have tenants vacate. If you pick a property in a neighborhood near to a college, you will have a tenant pool comprising primarily of students who will vacate during the summer months, potentially leaving…
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DIY Your Way To Huge Savings On Car Maintenance

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You don’t have to be an expert in auto mechanics to look after your car yourself. The simple truth is that the more maintenance you can do on your car yourself, the better. Not only will it save you money in fuel efficiency and depreciation, but it will also cost less when it comes to having your annual service. With this in mind, here are some savvy tips on how to approach DIY car maintenance and save a lot of money over the lifetime of your vehicle. Read the manual First thing’s first, read your owner’s manual from front to back. It’s certainly not ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ of course, but despite the lack of fun, it is packed full of interesting, valuable information about your car. It will…
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Why You’ll Borrow Money And How To Make The Most Of It

Banking and Finance
As much as you may hate the idea of getting into debt, you are very likely to need a loan at some point in your life. Ultimately, life is simply too expensive to avoid the need for credit. Big purchases can’t often be made without spreading the payments a little. With all the good intentions and big savings accounts, you may still need to take credit somewhere for something. Owning your own home is a big part of the dream when you become a grown-up. It’s a place to call your own that you can do whatever you want with. Decorate it any color you like, extend it, upgrade it, and raise your family in it. Nobody can take it away from you, unless, of course, you miss the mortgage…
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Investing 101: Where To Put Your Money In Stormy Times

Banking and Finance
You don’t have to think too far back to remember the impact of a global economic crash can have on investors. The crisis of 2008 wiped millions off the portfolios with many unlucky prospectors, for example. However, when times are tough, and the investment markets are looking a little stormy, certain areas seem to hold up OK. In today's guide, we’re going to highlight some of these ‘safe’ investment markets, and reveal where you should be putting your savings whenever there are threats to the global economy. Let’s take a closer look at some of your best options. First of all, it’s vital to remember that there are no guarantees. There aren't any investments that are always going to be 100 percent safe, and you will need to do your…
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