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Six Ways You Can Save Money On Holiday Gifts This Year

It can be tempting to not break your budget when buying holiday gifts. Between finding perfect gifts and buying for more people than planned, there are many ways to overspend. Here are six ways you can save money on the gifts you buy this year. Make Your Own Making your own gifts doesn't just save … [Read More...]

Investing for Safety

New and low-risk investors are understandably cautious about losing money. Generally, if the return of your capital is more important than the return on your capital then the appreciation of your capital will generally be lower. To put it another way, if you are willing to accept a bit more risk you … [Read More...]

How Much Should You Save For A Down Payment On Your First Home?

One of the requirements of buying a home is putting at least a portion of the sales prices down before closing. In many cases, you may be required to put down as much as 20 percent of the purchase price, but this may vary depending on the type of loan you are getting. Knowing the type of loan you … [Read More...]

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Financial Tips for Surviving Your Retirement

Your retirement should be the golden years of your life. You worked hard during your career years, and you've probably dreamed of relaxing and indulging in hobbies like traveling that you were unable to pursue while you worked. Now, you want to be able to live out your retirement with the peace of … [Read More...]

What to Know Before Getting a New Bank Account

Whether you're opening your first bank account, or simply switching financial institutions, there are some variations across different banks. Being aware of these potential issues will help you avoid fees, and get the most out of your account. If you have a choice of different account types, … [Read More...]

A Beginner’s Guide to the Forex Market

Generally, in order to purchase goods or services from another nation, an individual, business or government must use the currency of said nation. To facilitate this international trade, foreign exchange (Forex) currency is bought and sold around the world. What is Forex? Forex is the exchange of … [Read More...]