4 tips for making your dream home a reality in 2019

4 tips for making your dream home a reality in 2019

There’s no better feeling than finally being able to relax in the home of your dreams. But, with plenty of things to think about before securing the purchase, it can often feel miles away from reality. You’ll no doubt be focused on finding the perfect space for you and your family, however, there are other important things you should be thinking about too: having your finances in order will be what ultimately secures you the purchase, after all. Here, we will talk you through four tips, including how to find…

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Is Letting Your House Out without an Agent a Smart Idea?

If you already have an investment property, and you are looking to get a decent yield on letting it out, you can go out on your own or simply get an agency that will do the work for you. We are all busy to advertise, but it does actually make sense to consider letting your house out privately, provided that you take the right precautions. Below you will find a few tips on how to get started and avoid ending up in legal trouble. Saving on Fees One of the…

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Bitcoin is gaining traction in Canada

Toronto Canada

Welcome to the maple leaf country. And if you are a Bitcoin enthusiast, some positive developments are welcome news. The Canadian government announced early in 2018 that it would earmark resources through the Bank of Canada to study blockchain. This news has had a positive impact. The TMX group, a company that operates in the cash and derivatives, market announced in March 2018 that it will launch a cryptocurrency exchange. A number of corporates joined the crypto bandwagon. GoldMoney Inc, a Toronto-based company that specialises in special metals investment services,…

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How to prepare for life’s unexpected costs

How to prepare for life’s unexpected costs

As much as we’d love to be able to predict the future, we all know that, unfortunately, it’s never going to happen. Life always seems to find a way to surprise us; sometimes they’re nice surprises and other times…not so much. Quite often these not so nice surprises can come with a financial sting too, which can make everything so much harder to deal with if you’re not ready for them. So, whether it’s as inconvenient as having a broken boiler or a large vet bill, or as overwhelming as…

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Will Bitcoin Lose its 50% market to Ethereum in 2019

Will Bitcoin Lose its 50% market to Ethereum in 2019

Due to the intervention of Governments and banks in regulating the fiat currencies, people are more inclined towards cryptocurrencies off-late. Cryptocurrencies are nothing but digital currencies which uses strong encryption nodes and serves as a medium of exchange for transactions. The growing demand for cryptocurrencies has led way for new cryptocurrencies into the market often. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the strong contenders battling for the top position in the crypto world. Different cryptocurrency exchanges can be used for BTC to ETH conversion.  Let us find out whether Bitcoin will lose…

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Top Tips for Cost-Effective Shipping 

business freight

Running a small business from home can be a costly and time-consuming affair – particularly if you’re a parent – with an endless array of considerations to take into account from overseas customers to shipping fees. If these aren’t managed properly, you may find your business incurring unexpected and unnecessary costs which can hit your profit margins. This handy guide from Hemisphere Freight Services should ensure your business runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Things to consider when shipping  There are many complexities involved in sending products out for…

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3 Ways to Spend Your Savings on Christmas

3 Ways to Spend Your Savings on Christmas

Christmas is an expensive time of year. From buying presents and covering the cost of dinner to paying up for decorations and parties, even the most financially savvy among us are spending a lot on 25 December. If you have been planning your money and putting some aside all year in preparation for the festive period, now is the time to start planning how you want to spend it. To give you inspiration, here are some ideas that make the time you spent saving up worth it. Generous Gift Buying…

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Finance Options for Those with Bad Credit

Finance Options for Those with Bad Credit

Finance Options for Those with Bad Credit Obtaining any kind of financing when you have bad credit can be extremely difficult, especially when you’re not aware of the different kinds of loans available to people with poor credit scores. If you’re just basing your outlook on the experiences you’ve had with major banks or credit unions, you might be ready to give up on your search for financing. Although building your credit should still be a top concern, it’s possible that you may be overlooking some of the loan types…

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Successfully Letting to Students

Successfully Letting to Students

The student population is bigger than it has ever been. Despite the rising costs of tuition and housing, more young people are seeking to study a form of higher education once they finish school. If you own a second property or are interested in property investment or development, this can present an opportunity. Many people that inherit a large house, or own a second house in a student town are tempted to let it out to the student population. It can be ideal and a great way to make money.…

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How Insuring Your Business’s Equipment and Machinery Can Keep Your Costs Down

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Many people wrongly view insurance as a costly affair, especially in the corporate arena. However, one of the central tenants of insurance is staving off further costs down the line. It’s a safeguard, protection against misfortune that could cripple a business beyond repair. For that reason, insurance is always a worthwhile investment; especially in corporate equipment and machinery. Consequently, here’s how insuring your corporate gear can help you keep your costs down. Covering Replacements In most cases, corporate equipment is hazardous. Used incorrectly, it can seriously endanger worker wellbeing and…

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Keeping Yourself Connected Wherever You Go

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With the internet being so important to your business, it makes sense that you would want to be able to keep yourself connected while on the move. Whether you’re stuck in traffic or lying in bed, having a reliable internet connection can often be the difference between a productive afternoon and getting nothing done. Of course, though, it’s not always easy to keep your work in the office or at home, and this means that you have to look for networks when you’re out and about. Home Broadband Of course,…

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Earning a Passive Income through your social media channels!

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For a lot of people earning a passive income is the dream for working from home online. The thought of earning decent money through the night or while away on holiday is what many people strive for but there seems to be this mindset that to do that you need to be running some sort of established blog which has a good level of readership and longevity, however, that doesn’t always have to be the case. We’ve talked about how you can do something as simple as using a Facebook…

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Smart Ways to Develop Better Trading Strategies

earning money with stocks

Trading can be an excellent way to make money, particularly if you can afford to dedicate a lot of your time to playing the markets. However, it takes a lot to get it right, and you need to be prepared to spend time learning. You might begin by copying the trading strategies of successful traders in the hope that it will help you to get things right. But as you become more proficient and confident in your trading abilities, you might want to start developing your own strategies. There are…

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Fashion Blogger Interview : Jordan Emily Brown

A few weeks back we did an Interview with Disney Youtube sensation Ellie Steadman which was amazingly popular and off that back of that I started wondering what other Niches are people interested in when it comes to finding out how about how other bloggers run their content. Jordan Emily Brown from Hello Miss Jordan (her Instagram is here) who quite frankly runs one of the most aesthetically pleasing blogs out there happily agreed to answer some of my questions! What made you want to become a fashion blogger over any…

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Could an electric car save you money?

does an electric car save money

Sponsored content from Aviva By Sarah Lewis Electric vehicles have thrown off their unglamorous image and evolved into sophisticated, high-spec machines. But, there’s a problem – they’re expensive. Before you rule one out, here’s why buying and running an electric car might be cheaper than you think.  Counting the cost Let’s be honest, new electric cars are expensive to buy. Even one of the cheapest on the market, the Renault Zoe, costs from £15,000 to £17,500 after you’ve factored the government’s Plug In Car Grant, which gives £3,500 off the…

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Fancy making an easy $50 from home today?

earn money on phone with appen

Hope you all had a good October and as we steamroll towards Christmas I’ve just had an opportunity come across my desk which gives you all the chance to make $50 from home today doing a simple voice task for Appen which would REALLY get your Money Shed November Earnings Challenge off to a fantastic start! What’s the task? Appen is helping their clients to build the next generation of artificial intelligence powered interactive voice response (IVR) systems in the customer service areas. The end goal is to allow machines…

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Four Advantages Of Trading CFDs Vs Traditional Stocks

stocks and shares

Share dealing has been a staple investor choice for as long as stock markets have been around. More recently the popularity of a different kind of share trading has risen with CFDs allowing traders to profit from price movement without them having to purchase the equivalent shares. Here’s an outline of the main benefits of CFDs over traditional share options. A CFD (a contract for difference) is a form of derivative trading that allows anyone to trade on the prices of a wide range of global financial markets including stocks,…

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