Personal Reflection – I Was Financially Unprepared for My First Apartment

I wrote about this topic before, but I wanted to go into greater detail about my mistakes in renting. Owning a home is the American ideal. However, most people settle for renting an apartment. Still, even that isn’t easy for most to do. The average studio apartment in New York City, Manhattan specifically, costs $2,550-a-month. Meanwhile, about 43% of Americans can barely afford their rent and bills. People...

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What to Do With a Small Personal Loan

Did the roof on your home just spring a leak right in the middle of a bad thunderstorm? It’s important for you to get it fixed as quickly as you can. But it can be difficult to do that if you don’t have enough money set aside in your savings account. Fortunately, you can repair your roof—or make any other necessary repairs to your home—with the help of a small personal loan.

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How to Raise More Money at Your Fundraising Gala

Are you planning a fundraising gala for your organization? Want to make sure your fundraising event is a success? Hosting a fundraising gala or event can be a beneficial move for any organization that needs to raise money quickly. Unfortunately, simply having a fundraising gala doesn’t guarantee that you’ll meet your fundraising goals. It’s important that you have a thorough fundraising...

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Starting a Bakery: 7 Key Tips for Starting Your Own Bakery

Do people rave about the bread, cookies, cakes, pies, and pastries that you make? If so, you might want to think about starting a bakery in your city or town. There are currently more than 6,000 retail bakeries operating all across the country. But there is always room for one more, especially one opened by a person who is passionate about making baked goods.

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