The young investor: 4 tips for beginners

A couple of decades ago, and there wasn’t really a thing as a beginner investor. Well, there might have been, but they certainly wouldn’t have lasted very long in the business. Now, things are changing. This is partly due to technology, and one only has to look at the MT4 demo trading account to see this in full detail. Even though tech is undoubtedly playing its part in the number of people...

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Over $2B In Unclaimed Tax Refunds? Don’t Lose $ With These Mistakes

The only thing that is certain in life is death and taxes. Additional certainties that should be added to that list are the fact that people who file on their own may not be maximizing their refund potential. Like people who don’t file taxes because they don’t make enough to meet federal threshold standards. They may also qualify for refunds too. I myself didn’t realize when I was a working...

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You’re Wasting Money On These Items

When I write, I try not to come off as judgmental or holier-than-thou. I just try to relate the benefits of my experience in a way that will be educational. I have wasted money in my life. Really, who hasn’t? When money is burning a hole in your pocket, its easy to rationalize or justifying making questionable purchases. I had a sandwich press that I was very fond of once. It created a bordered...

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Best Vacations for Exchange Rates: Norway and the Philippines

I have travelled to a lot of places. So far, I have yet to visit South America and Africa. Those are two regions that are on my travel bucket list. I have been to Australia, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, France, the Czech Republic, England, Germany, Belgium, Japan, the Philippines, and American Samoa. I had sincere intent to teach ESL in Guatemala for a few months some time ago, but those plans fell through. I...

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