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How is the Value of Possessions Assessed?

By • Jan 2nd, 2013 • Category: Personal Finance

These days, a lot of us consider either selling some of our valuables or using an online pawnbroker to secure a loan against them. I don’t know about you, but I’m never quite sure how the value of things like jewellery and watches is worked out. So, it’s hard to know what’s actually worth trying to take [...]

Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills to Save Money

By • Oct 30th, 2012 • Category: Budget

Ever increasing prices have caused many consumers to wonder how they can lower their energy bills and save money. British Gas is set to increase their prices by as much as 16% in November and Scottish and Southern energy plans to add an additional 9% to their costs. This leaves consumers with worries of how [...]

Bad Economies & Gold Investment

By • Sep 21st, 2012 • Category: Investments

In bad economic climates, investment and savings strategies change dramatically for many people. The fact is, the stock market becomes unreliable in bad economic times, and this forces many people to look for alternative forms of investment as they try to salvage their wealth. One such form of investment that can occasionally work very well [...]

Adding Gamification to Your Personal Finances

By • Sep 4th, 2012 • Category: Personal Finance

Today, given websites like and, along with endless iPhone Apps, there seems to be a real push these days to make managing your money fun and simple. When compared to the “good old days” of balancing your checkbook, adding a bit of fun to the chore can not only make the task less [...]

Startup Loans Primer

By • May 5th, 2011 • Category: Loans

Startup Loans Primer For those starting a new business, having a few million dollars to pay for startup costs would be ideal. It would be ideal, yes. But it’s not reality. Reality is that for most entrepreneurs, you must prove your concept before anyone will put up that kind of money. However, most businesses require [...]

Who Cares About Treasury Bonds?

By • Jan 24th, 2011 • Category: Make Money

Let’s face it; it is tough to obtain high yields in bonds in our present economic environment. The 10 year is currently trade at 3.66%. This suggests you’re willing to tie up 10 years of feasible growth for a return of 3.66%. Whilst there’s practically no risk of default in the event you hold until [...]

Getting The Lowdown On Car Loans

By • Jan 24th, 2011 • Category: Loans

Having a car of your own has become one of the top most priorities of today’s generation. Every individual aims to get his dream car by saving money from high school days. The car one dreams about may not necessarily be something out of this world but it is more precious than anything to someone [...]

Investing In The Best Superannuation Fund

By • Dec 17th, 2010 • Category: Make Money

Best Superannuation Fund Depending on your work status, superannuation is a retirement savings plan that you can gradually build up using monthly contributions paid by your employer, by you or your spouse. Because a super fund is not guaranteed nor insured by the government deposit insurance scheme, you need to choose the best superannuation fund [...]

Choosing The Best Tax Attorney

By • Oct 15th, 2010 • Category: Tax

When a client requirements advise on setting up a commercial establishment or when he desires enable in processing of company papers and requirements, a enterprise tax legal professional can give him the help that he wants. The company tax attorney is an individual who’s authorized to represent someone from the company on matters pertaining but [...]

Making Extra Income By Investing Into Real Estate

By • Oct 7th, 2010 • Category: Make Money

Investing into real estate can be a fantastic way of making some extra income.  And while it may take work and some extra time to do it really can be worth it.Here are a few different ways to make some extra side income by investing into real estate. 1.       Become a Landlord If you are [...]