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Taxes for Rental Income: Learning How to Time Your Income

Shaun is the author of the blog Smart Family Finance, a site dedicated to exploring the challenges of family finance; from starting a marriage to starting a family, from teaching your children about finance to helping them pick a college, from single income to multiple income. The intricate world of family finance unlocked, one post […]

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Real Estate

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Taxes for Rental Income: Learning How to Time Your Income

Shaun is the author of the blog Smart Family Finance, a site dedicated to exploring the challenges of family finance; from starting a marriage to starting a family, from teaching your children about finance to helping them pick a … [Read More...]

Build Credit

7 Ways to Check For Proper Credit Card Usage

For most people, having a credit card is just a reassurance that if they need it, there’s another form of credit available to them for those little extras.However, if used correctly, having the best credit card opens the consumer up to a host of … [Read More...]

Small Business

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What They Are Not Telling You About Starting Your Online Business

Congratulations, you've finally decided to take your small accessory business online. You produce wonderful handmade shoes, handbags, and jewelry and your customers are very happy with your products. With word-of-mouth publicity, your products have … [Read More...]

Living

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Raspberry and Serrano Sangri­a

I absolutely love Sangria. I think it all started when I went to Spain for a study abroad. It was always my go to drink at a tapas restaurant. I found an interesting recipe that includes spicy serrano pepper. Usually, I include serrano peppers in my guacamole so seeing it in this … [Read More...]

College Students

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Loan Glossary: Learn More about Private Student Loans & Federal Student Loans

As you are going through the college loan application process, you may run into a number of words or loan options that you are unfamiliar with. Before walking away a confused borrower, use this list of terms to gain a better understanding of broad student loan … [Read More...]

Personal Finance

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Common Financial Mistakes You Make in Your Twenties

For many of us in our twenties, we experience the elation of suddenly earning substantially more than we’re otherwise used to; long gone are the days of babysitting and summer … [Read More...]

Career

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5 Interview Tips for Recent College Graduates

When you're ready to graduate and get a job you're going to need to go on an interview and interviews can make or break you. You've got to be ready to answer the questions to present … [Read More...]

Travel

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Savvy Travel in Stunning Spain

Holidays to Spain can mean anything from visiting the bustling beaches of Benidorm to the remote and rugged Ruta de Santiago de Compostela. Regardless of where specifically a holiday in Spain may take place, the memory of your break in Spain is sure to be incredible.Travel … [Read More...]


Investing

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What Were You Doing While the Market Gained 16% Last Year?

I once heard that time is the single most important factor when it comes to investing. The more time you have, the better off your investing portfolio. Mostly because short term movements in the market are gradually smoothed out over time. In 2012, the broad market, as measured by the S&P 500®, gained 16%. What […]

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How Can a College Student Invest?

In my opinion college students are the best investors. They are constantly learning and not afraid to make mistakes. As you get a college education, you should be getting an education in building wealth. Most Investors Start with Stocks When you first start investing you will most likely want to start with stocks. The reason […]