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Getting funding for anything can be a tricky business and whilst saving up is always an option, you will find that the time you need to work in order to save up, will take you away from what it is that you need the money for. Thankfully, we live in a modern world where it has never been easier to get funding for an idea or an incentive and today we are going to focus on scientific research in particular, and how you can get the money together to make it happen. Newton’s List Newton’s list is a great place…

At some point in our lives we all find ourselves looking to buy a new car. Maybe this is your first time purchasing a vehicle, maybe it’s just time to trade the old one in, either way it is a necessity to own a reliable form of transportation these days. While other forms of transportation (like Uber) are on the rise, 85% of Americans still find that they need a car for the daily commute. While some of us out there may be able to buy a new car outright, the majority of people rely on an auto loan to…

Despite recording its worst January in three decades this year, down 2.7% against a basket of other major currencies including the pound, the U.S. dollar had been on a bull run since Donald Trump’s shock presidential election victory in November. One British pound currently buys around $1.25, down from $1.35 immediately prior to the Brexit vote. Experts such Mark Astley, CEO of currency management specialists Millennium Global, expects GBP to drop to as low as $1.2 by some point over the course of 2017. With most analysts expecting the USD to resume its surge over the course of 2017, what…

Are you trying to determine if credit card debt consolidation is the best choice for your personal situation? As with anything in this life, there are upsides and downsides to consolidating your credit card debt. To help you determine if this is the best choice, we’re going to share the pros and cons of consolidating credit card debt. So take a look and see if this is the best course of action to meet your specific needs. Credit Card Debt Consolidation Pros Eliminate Multiple Monthly Credit Card Payments and Roll Them into One Unfortunately, some people are just so disorganized…

Credit is a mysterious topic for many Americans. For some, it’s a nebulous and judgmental record, keeping track of all the times we mess up for no apparent reason. But there are perfectly good reasons why credit records exist. And, believe it or not, your credit history can actually do you a lot of favors. If you don’t know a lot about credit, you might not immediately see the relationship between your credit score and your first house. But the two are intimately related. If you have a bad credit score, it will cause you to pay a lot more…

When you’re on the move and travelling constantly the only time you seem to get to yourself is whilst you’re going from place to place. Be it on a bus, train or in a taxi this time can be important for people who lead very busy lifestyles. Going back a few years there was little for these people to do whilst on the move, however now due to developments in technology there are options available. Our mobile phones, that we have with us pretty much all of the time, are connected to the internet which means there are a plethora…

When people hear the term diversification, their thinking can still tend to be a bit narrow. They might believe having a diversified portfolio is as simple as investing in a few different sectors and hoping for the best, but in reality, that’s not the optimal way to get the diversification you need to make money on your investments and also protect yourself against downside risks. The following are some key tips to ensure that you build a portfolio that really is diversified. Find the Right Trading Tools First and foremost, when you’re focusing on diversification, you’ll need the right trading…

When you hear the words “cut back on costs”, it’s hard not to feel like you will somehow be missing out. Cutting back on costs usually means cutting back on things you enjoy and want. While it may be necessary to cut back on your costs to save some money, there are ways you can do it that won’t have you feeling as though you’re “missing out”. Here are some great tips you can use. Looking for Cheaper Entertainment Options Entertainment is usually the first area where people look to cut costs. This isn’t a necessary expense, so this means…