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Tires

6 Best Places to Buy Tires and Save Money

Want to get a fantastic bargain on tires for your vehicle? When it comes to buying new tires, it can be very difficult to find the best deal in town. So, for your convenience, I have listed the best places to buy tires and also save money while doing so. It is never a good...

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retire

Things to Consider Before Retiring in an RV

So you have finally retired and are now free to try out frugal lifestyles that you always read about when you were working full time? Your decision to spend the rest of your retirement in an RV is both financially sound and courageous. Not everyone has the spine to leave their comfortable three-bedroom home and...

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overseas shopping

How to Haggle when you Shop Overseas

Why pay the “tourist price” at a merchant store abroad, when you can get things for the local price? Merchants are notoriously famous for scamming tourists who are unacquainted with the local prices. They will charge you more than the original price and make heavy profits without you having a clue about it. This is...

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retirement

5 Ways to Fund Retirement With Your Home Equity

Retirement is meant to be a time in life when you relax, enjoy your new-found free time, and spend time doing the things you love with the people you love. However, everybody knows that in today’s day and age, the ability to do all of these things comfortably isn’t something that everyone can 100% afford....

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checking account

Free Online Checking Accounts

Are you paying a yearly fee on your current checking account? If the answer is yes, you should consider switching your banks as there are some top banks who have recently started to offer a checking account for free. Don’t let the banks lure you into a free checking account and then charge hidden fees...

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gen z

What Gen Z Can Teach Us About Finances

We have often been told that “wisdom comes with age.” But if you’re an adult who has perhaps raised some of the youngest members of the workforce, there’s some good news. Members of Gen-Z, born between 1997 and 2012, seem to have a distinct perspective and attitude towards their finances. So, let’s learn some of...

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Financial help

Gold Will Help You Through Uncertain Financial Times

Financial uncertainty comes in many forms. It can be caused by a recession or fiscal crisis rocking your savings and preventing you from reaching financial goals you had saved and planned for, whether it’s retirement, buying a house, starting a business, or helping your kids through school. Financial uncertainty might also be the result of...

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mutual fund

Are Mutual Fund Reported numbers net of Fees?

Are mutual funds reported numbers net of fees? Well this answer really depends on your “operating expenses”. In order to clear this ambiguity, let us assume a cinematic metaphor. The cost related to a mutual fund is similar to the cost associated with visiting a movie theatre. For instance, assuming the price of a ticket...

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market

Market Milestones as the Bull Market turns 10

March 9, 2019, was a mark of the 10-year anniversary of the longest considered bull market in our history. March 9, 2009, was the post-crisis low to start it. In early 2009, the S&P 500 had a closing price of 676.53 on that fateful day. The S&P 500 settles for 2743.07 as the market closed...