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How Much Fuel is My Car Really Using?

There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who make it a habit to get gas when there’s a quarter tank left and those who wait until the gas light comes on to start looking for a place to fuel up. No matter which one you are, filling up the tank is an […] Read More…

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Figure Out Your Home’s Worth With a CAGR Calculator

If you have ever purchased your own home, then you know that it was a major investment. And, when the day comes and you’re ready to sell it, you’ll want to be sure that you’ll be getting back that initial investment and then some. The question now is, “What is the value of my home?” […] Read More…

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6 Questions to Ask When Considering Taking Out Loan

Say you’re wondering if you should take out a loan. Maybe you’re trying to pay for college, get yourself a new car, handle medical bills, start a new business, or simply pay off your credit card balance. Whatever the reason may be (and there are plenty), there are some important questions you need to ask yourself […] Read More…

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What Does Net 15, Net 30, and Net 60 Mean?

Say you’re a full-time freelancer or you run your own business and you’ve just wrapped up a job for a client. You’ve sent off an invoice and are excited to finally get paid for your work. Then, their accounts department informs you that you’ll be paid in Net 15, Net 30, Net 60, or some […] Read More…

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Business

Are you dreaming of starting your own business? Whether you have visions of a brick and mortar store or a company that operates entirely online, it’s important to take time beforehand to plan and crunch some numbers. That way you won’t get caught off guard—or be financially and mentally drained—by the unavoidable start-up costs. To […] Read More…

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Are You Making a Good Investment?

Investment opportunities are everywhere these days, but if you’re going to shell out some of your hard-earned money, you want to make sure that it’ll pay out in the end. When you’re deciding how to invest and what to invest in—whether it’s a start-up business, cryptocurrency, or something else—ask yourself the following questions and use […] Read More…

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Can You Make the Switch to Working Freelance Full-Time?

Making the switch to the gig economy comes with a range of tempting benefits. Instead of heading into an office at a specific time each day for a certain amount of hours, you get the freedom to work where, when, and how often you want. Rather than reporting to a manager, you get to be […] Read More…

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5 Steps to Determining if a Discount is Worth It

When you’re out shopping or even shopping online, it’s hard to ignore those big, glaring words “SALE!” or “X% off!” There’s something so irresistible about a deal, whether or not that item being discounted is something we actually want or need. Think about it: How many times have you picked something up solely because it […] Read More…

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Is it Cheaper to Fly or to Drive?

Planning your next vacation comes with a number of fun decisions to make including what attractions you want to see, what restaurants you want to try, and where you want to stay. Yet, along with the exciting part of planning a vacation comes the not-so-exciting part – determining the logistics, like whether you’re going to […] Read More…

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Tips on Buying Clothes for Growing Children

As a parent, it can seem like one minute you have a little baby bundle of joy on your hands and then the next a full-grown teen. As children grow, it may feel like a full-time affair trying to make sure your child has clothes that fit them. It can also feel like a major […] Read More…

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