Category Archive: Money

Jan 19

Condo assessments right after Christmas = Annoyed owners

Today I wrote a check for $500 to our condo association. The item I’m receiving in return? a fan to vent the dryer’s exhaust (hot air) to the front of our building. Am I super excited about it? No! But that’s part of the, “deal” when you buy a condo. Unfortunately, the needs of the …

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Jan 08

Important Traits to Look for Before Investing in a Business

If you have some extra money either because of careful savings or from an inheritance, you may be thinking about how you can make the money earn an income. You may be considering investing in a good start-up or other excellent business with the hope that it will become another billion dollar company. There are …

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Dec 23

If at first you don’t succeed, Frye, Frye again!

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Almost everyone has heard of re-gifting, and probably many of us have received a, “re-gifted” gift (I know I have). But have you ever, “me gifted?” You know, the act of buying yourself a gift during the holiday season. Here’s how I “justify”, me gifting I’m pretty conservative with my clothing budget for most of …

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Dec 22

5 Ways to Get Better Car Insurance

Having auto insurance is the law. But what if your budget is a little too tight for your usual coverage? Or what if you’re looking to switch brands for a better deal? Here are just five ways to find a nicer and more affordable policy. 1. Compare and Contrast Many people stick, “car insurance” into …

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Dec 06

How Do Consolidation Loans Hurt Your Credit

If you are trying to get out of debt, a consolidation loan appears to be a good option. Your term, interest rate, and what you do afterwards will determine if this loan will positively or negatively impact your credit. Applying is a Hard-Inquiry Check Since a consolidation loan is a personal loan or merging your …

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