You can do a few things starting today for a richer tomorrow. I don’t know if these tips will turn you into the next Jeff Bezos or Warren Buffet, but they can save you money that you can invest in the stock market. With time and compound interest, you’ll have thousands more than you originally invested.

You can tweak your life in small ways to save big money. Here are five tips to do so…

Pay Yourself Each Month

This is sometimes referred to as automating your savings. You set up your bank account so that part of your monthly check is automatically transferred…

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Blog Articles Increase Traffic to Your Site and Increase Discovery

What’s SEO without the content? It’s a boat without a paddle. Content and SEO must go hand-in-hand for a successful marketing campaign. In this article, we’ll examine the mutually beneficial relationship between SEO and content and how it benefits you to have both.

First of all, let’s define these two so we’ll have some clarity before moving forward. SEO is the process of increasing quality traffic and attracting more visitors to your website. SEO deals with keyword selection, correcting 404 errors, optimizing tags, load speeds, linkbacks, and examining Google analytics to see where your website can be tweaked to do…

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When you shop around for the best student loan for your education, look for those that offer a low-interest rate. That’s a no-brainer, of course. You’ll also want to consider those with borrower protections and multiple repayment options. Federal direct loans are a great starting place for loan shopping with these requirements.

Federal Loans

The good thing about federal loans is that they have fixed interest rates which are most likely lower than private loans. Federal loans are more forgiving, too, in that they offer opportunities for loan forgiveness and they include income-driven repayment.

The three types of federal loans are:

  • Direct…

In this article, we will break down the differences between unsecured credit cards and secured credit cards. The main difference between a secured credit card and an unsecured credit card is that the secured card is funded by you. You must deposit your own money to serve as collateral in case you don’t pay your credit card payments. So your deposit determines your credit limit for the secured credit card.

Unsecured Credit Card Benefits

An unsecured credit card does not require a deposit. The good thing about unsecured credit cards is the freedom of a more generous credit line and your credit standing is…

The pros and cons of freezing your credit

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When you freeze your credit, you’re limiting lenders and others from looking at your credit reports. If you suspect identity theft or have recently experienced it, freezing your credit may be an action you should consider taking to secure your credit. A freeze stops lenders and other service providers from viewing your credit report. You can lift the freeze if you plan to apply for new credit. It’s also a good idea to sign up for fraud alerts from an online identity monitoring service like LifeLock, Experian, and others.

Remember, if you…

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When you’re writing a blog article, you’ll want to create something that everyone wants to read, otherwise, you’ve got a hobby. You’re probably aware of the term “viral,” if not, it means your article becomes extremely popular and is shared many times on the Internet. It’s “trending.”

That’s exactly where you want to be if you’re writing in the hopes of earning money for your work. This article explores the ways you can make your articles “viral.”

It Pays to Be Positive

Especially these days, negativity is not popular. No one wants to read a Debby Downer article about how miserable the world is and…

If you’re like me, when someone introduces themselves as a recruiter, your stomach churns. I know there are some decent recruiters in the world, but the majority of them are chasing a dollar. Many of them have little to no interest in truly helping the candidates they represent, and when the interview falls through or the candidate blows the interview, the recruiter “ghosts” them. This is when the recruiter never returns your calls after a failed interview. You never receive a response to the numerous follow-up emails you send the recruiter.

Nice, isn’t it? It’s almost like they didn’t really…

L. Logan

I enjoy researching and writing about personal finance and real estate topics. I write blog articles for realtors and real estate investors

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