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For many of us, saving money is a priority when it comes to moving, particularly if you already have other expenses to deal with such as the cost of your house or flat and expenses such as surveys and conveyancing. If you want to save money, you can begin by selling off items you no longer need – you can do this over the Internet or through word-of-mouth. You can also try to save money by booking your removals firm a few weeks or even months before your move; this may give you a good discount, especially if your move…

Ever heard someone talk about taking a “360-degree” approach to finances and shrugged it off as a buzzword? Maybe you don’t think about your finances often and because of the lack of stress you feel, you think you’re in good standing. Or maybe you have debt, but you choose to suppress the long-term effects it’ll have on your life. Fair enough. But it’s also worth asking yourself: What does good financial health look like? Below I’ll detail the four areas that construct our financial world. Being Debt-Free Before you can build a prosperous financial world, you need to get out…

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine When the travel bug bites, it’s hard not to respond by striking out. Society advocates this notion as well. Every day, more and more destinations are opening up opportunities for tourists who want to enjoy an extreme adventure, or a relaxing bask in the sun. Locations that once seemed remote, inaccessible, or exotic are now widely known as common destinations such as Croatia, Sri Lanka, and Jordan. The reasons for travel are expanding as well. Many are in search of ways to…

Saving for retirement is a must for being safe, happy and healthy in your golden years. You do not want to work your fingers to bone for the rest of your life, so it makes sense to get yourself a Roth IRA right as you begin your life in the working world. You get to save money, add compound interest over the years and avoid taxes in retirement. A Roth IRA is a very specific retirement account. You fund it with after-tax dollars, so that means you can avoid paying taxes on the withdrawals after you turn 59 and a…

The investment sector comes with its share of complications that can make it difficult to master personal finance. To make smart investment decisions, you need to understand more than just the basics. Which instrument should you buy? What percentage of your wealth should you allocate to each asset? How big should your portfolio be? Such choices are why most people prefer to get wealth managers. An expert in money management knows how to steer your investments to fulfill specific financial objectives. When you need someone to make the hard judgment calls without getting sentimental, a wealth manager can be responsible for that.…

Whether consumers have some money coming in from their income taxes or they have some money saved, it is only natural to want to invest and grow it. Of course, in today’s economy there are without a doubt a variety of factors that can prevent this from happening. The biggest obstacle that most people run into today is debt. Well, consumers should be happy to know that it doesn’t matter if they are in debt with a mortgage, credit cars, or a car loan, it is still entirely possible for them to invest their money wisely.   Managing Wisely, Then…

Day trading used to be one of the hottest online money making trends on the internet, until a bunch of sleazy “gurus” started exaggerating claims and making up scams. Unfortunately, this has turned a lot of people away. And while you shouldn’t expect to make millions right away, you can make some good money day trading – so long as you know what you’re doing. Discovering Day Trading Success As you may or may not know, day trading is the practice of buying and selling stocks over a short period of time – typically just a few hours or days…