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Variable or Fixed Mortgage - What Works Best For You?

V is for Variable or Fixed Mortgage – What Works Best For You?

Congratulations you are planning to buy a home! Now, you need to figure out how to finance this large purchase. Start by deciding how much of your savings you will need for a down payment and how much money you will have to borrow for the mortgage. Next comes choosing the right type of mortgage. […]

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S is for: Stop and Think Before You Take a Payday Loan

You’re young, on your own and just starting a new job. It’s not easy in the beginning to budget your income and keep close tabs of your expenses. Plus getting paid bi-weekly or monthly can make it that much harder to manage your finances.  Don’t despair; it will get easier when practice and good habits […]

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Being Tech Savvy will Help Protect Your Finances

Being Tech Savvy will Help Protect Your Finances by @AZanswers

Today’s world has a new peril called cyber-attacks they happen every day. Don’t let it happen to you! Below are a few tips to help you on your way to being tech savvy. Be Sure and take our quiz below and see how well you score. P – Proceed with caution when using personal checks […]

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Our Net-worth is Entirely Different From Our Self-Worth

N is for Our Net-worth is Entirely Different From Our Self-Worth

  “True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” – Gabrielle Bernstein If you are a person who believes money will solve all your problems, think again. Just because your financial net worth may be high, it won’t necessarily improve your self-worth. High self-esteem is based on one’s self-perception and […]

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J is for Are we Being Judged by the Waitstaff?

“Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.”  —Jean Jacques Rousseau Judgment is not bad; it’s part of human nature. We are instinctively hard-wired for survival, and our brain will quickly access every situation to help us avoid danger, but some humans may take this too far and use it to make false statements […]

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C is for Complaining Can Harm Our Health%

C is for How Complaining Can Harm Our Well-Being

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” ― Maya Angelou   You’ve done it, I’ve done it, we have all complained at one time or another when things don’t go our way at work or in […]

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Buying a new vehicle vs. buying a used vehicle which is best for you?

B is for Buying a New Car Vs. Buying a Used Car – What’s best for you?

Deciding to buy a new or used car is a big decision. There is no definitive answer, so do your research and make sure you find a vehicle that fits your needs at the best deal possible. Below are some pros and cons to consider: Buying a Used Car Pros: Affordability – if this is […]

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S is for Strengthen the Energy of Your Life

   “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.”  – Tony Robbins   “It’s the beliefs you have right now that are guiding your actions,” according to Tony Robbins, author, and life coach. He believes that if we can master our beliefs, we can guide our decisions. It makes sense that our […]

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K is for The Key to Happiness – is it Time?

“Money buys happiness,” has long been the motto for many on this planet. However, recent studies suggest it may be “time” that promotes more happiness. A study published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that people feel happier when using their money to outsource time-consuming jobs rather than a purchase that […]

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Your Job and Aptitude TestiJohnston O’Connor Testing – Is it Right for you?

J is for your Job and Aptitude Testing

  Johnston O’Connor Testing – Is it Right for you? Many companies give potential hires an aptitude test. This test has long been used to help companies prescreen potential job applicants, as it helps reduce the number of applicants that move to a more thorough screening process. It also allows companies to make a better-informed […]

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