You Must Hear About These 5 Cities with Rent Under $600

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(Lincoln, Nebraska image by Tim Vrtiska via CC BY-ND 2.0 ) In 1997, when I was a young and hopelessly naïve college student, I dreamed about moving to San Francisco. I had no real-life experience or any understanding of cost of living standards. Most young people think that they will live forever, stay healthy forever, and can do anything. I reflect in shock as I once believed that I could do this. One...

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Cutting Down on your Energy Bills

Energy has become a controversial topic for everyone. It has always been a valuable resource, but people have trouble agreeing how much energy we should be using and how much we should cut down on energy use. One thing people can agree on though is that nobody wants to pay a lot for their energy bills. Luckily there are many ways to cut down on costs. It doesn’t have to be hard, there are plenty...

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Is it Still Possible to Claim on a Mis-Sold Pension?

The issue of mis-sold pension has become quite big in the UK. Individuals keep getting bad suggestions from financial experts, and this makes them put their money in bad investments. Still, many are yet to know whether they can make mis-sold SIPP pension claims and the chances that they will succeed. It is advisable to get claims advice once you suspect that you had a mis-sold a pension transfer. ...

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Grocery Rewards Programs: Deep Discounts or Data Mining Risk?

Grocery Rewards Programs
(Image by Eddie Welker via CC BY 2.0 ) “Thank you for shopping here! Would you like to enroll in our shopper’s loyalty rewards program?” I am always puzzled when I hear this phrase after I pay my groceries at a supermarket counter. There was a time when I had a rewards card, loyalty program or shopper’s appreciation card from all of the major supermarkets. I believed I had to get one. What...

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