Personal Finance

Is Your Car Costing You More Than It Should?

Is Your Car Costing You

Running a car is never going to be cheap, but the reality for many households across the country is that most of them are paying way too much when it comes to auto maintenance. It all depends on the size of your vehicle, of course, but the average cost of running a car is up to $332.82 per week for ...

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Weighing Up the Costs of Long-Distance Relationships

Costs of Long-Distance Relationships

The cost of any relationship can be substantial. There are date nights, trips away, the costs of attending the weddings of each other’s friends, and so on. But they’re nothing like the costs of a long distance relationship. When you’re separated by hundreds of miles, and maybe a body of water, the costs, once everything is accounted for, can go ...

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Getting Started with Personal Budgeting

Personal Budgeting

Have you ever stopped to think that a rich man with an astonishingly high income can still be in dire financial straits and relying entirely on small loan companies such as to stay afloat? It’s a simple enough trap to fall into, and all it requires is for someone to have a poor handle on their personal finances, and ...

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Grey-Haired Financial Affairs

Financial Affairs

As an adult, at some point, you will experience some role reversal. Your parents will switch from being your biggest support; to being reliant on you for the important matters in their life. Chief among the things most kids help their parents with is money. As people get older, managing every aspect of their money becomes impossible. This is partly ...

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Insight Over Impulse When Times Get Tough

Insight Over Impulse

It’s easy to feel alone when you’re struggling with money. In most societies, talking about money is usually considered a taboo subject. And, this only gets worse when debt or bad credit is involved. Unfortunately, this often leads to people being very secretive about money. Most are afraid to seek help because they are embarrassed about their mess. It doesn’t ...

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Cash Windfall? Here’s What You Should Do With It

Cash Windfall

It’s always nice to receive more money than we were expecting, but that’s just what happens (or can happen) when it comes to bonus time at work. You might be walking home with a check that’s much bigger than your usual go home pay. Elsewhere, you might receive an inheritance, or your years of saving might show themselves to be ...

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