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Business Grants for Women – A Real Opportunity for Your Business

While women can apply for any grant, there are many that list gender-specific selection criteria. Let us take a look at opportunities available for business-minded women. Most grants are either for a newly-launched company, or for a woman to attend school for entrepreneurial...
Posted On 07 Aug 2012

Online Security: When Shopping In Pajamas Can Be Dangerous…

Identify theft isn’t a pleasant experience. The shopping that led up to the thief’s ability to grab your information for his own unsavory use, was, of course, swell. But the discovery of the theft is not enjoyable. What’s more, it can take 40 plus hours of effort on...
Posted On 12 Jul 2012

Using Your Summer to Learn New Skills For Your Life After 25

Summer can be a great time for learning and expanding our skill base. It’s also a fantastic time to start your journey towards learning new skills, because the days are longer, the weather is better and if you’re like me your motivation will be rocketing. It can be difficult...
Posted On 10 Jul 2012

Why Life Insurance is So Important in Your 20s and 30s

Many older adults will agree that their twenties were some of the best years of their life. Graduating college, backpacking across Europe, getting married, and maybe having a child (or three). While it is true that your twenties often bring on many great experiences, they can...
Posted On 27 Jun 2012

Put Your New Business in the Public Eye For Your Life After 25

One of the hardest things about getting a new business off of the ground is attracting clientele. Without a steady flow of customers, many new businesses will find themselves permanently closing their doors. The best way to attract clientele is to get your name out there....
Posted On 11 Jun 2012

Save Now, Play Later- Budgeting For Financial Security In Your Life After 25

You will likely enjoy your retirement years much more if you plan well while you’re young. If you can think of retirement as another exciting phase of your life, you will be motivated now to set aside enough money to be comfortable and self-sufficient when you quit working....
Posted On 06 Jun 2012

10 Ways to Start Saving for Your Children’s College Fund

Doesn’t it seem like it was just months ago when you brought your baby home from the hospital for the first time? Time sure flies when you’re having fun, and changing diapers, and trying to keep your sanity while parenting a houseful of children. The odds are that you...
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Money-Saving Habits that Can Cut the Cost of Driving

People are beginning to panic as they see gas prices spiraling upward in what seems to be a daily event. Because their wages are not following suit, and in some cases work hours are even being reduced, it is a matter of survival to find ways to stretch the dollars budgeted for...
Posted On 21 May 2012

Planning Your Estate, State to State

Elder laws vary from state to state. Maryland elder law dictates estate planning and will preparation in Maryland, while Arkansas laws will be different, as will North Dakota laws, and so on. The most important thing you can do when planning your retirement budget, your estate,...
Posted On 14 May 2012

Balancing your debt to income ratio and ways to manage your budget effectively

Whether you have applied for a new home mortgage, a bridging finance loan or another type of loan, you may have been told recently that your debt to income (DTI) ratio is high. If your DTI ratio is too high, you may not qualify for financing. Another alternative is that the loan...
Posted On 30 Apr 2012

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

Reports have been reflecting that the average tax refund check is a little more than $3,000. This amount of money can be very beneficial to make progress toward meeting a financial or personal goal. Before your check arrives make a list of priorities so that your tax refund money...
Posted On 23 Apr 2012

How A Financial Advisor Can Benefit You In Your Life After 25

Why Get Financial Advisors Even if you have a great salary, flawless payment record, and insurance, getting a financial advisor is a wise move that will likely lead you to a more efficient handling of your money. Investing in financial planning by getting financial advisors at...
Posted On 19 Apr 2012

The Beginner’s Guide to Securing Venture Capital Funding

When you have a good idea for business, one of the biggest hurdles that you must overcome is coming up with enough money for funding. One way to get the money you need is to seek out venture capital. Venture capital, or VC, can provide you with money from investors who are...
Posted On 12 Apr 2012