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Getting Married? Avoid These 4 Financial Planning Mistakes

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As you prepare to say “I do” to your partner, you have a lot of planning to do for the future. But if you’re not careful, you could derail that future by failing to plan your finances well. Prevent emotional and financial problems by avoiding these four mistakes. Not Being Open About Debt Many Americans have debt of some kind, but it’s often considered taboo to talk about it. Failing to disclose the debts and spending habits of both parties can cause serious friction between couples as they join finances.…

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Atms As Turnkey Businesses

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Ordinarily, you probably would not consider ATM machines a turnkey business opportunity. Most people do not. After all, these machines are generally taken for granted, given that they are everywhere. Yet, the minute an ATM asks you if you agree to pay a service fee to get your money, it dawns on you. ATMs are a turnkey business. Here is how it works. ATM Rental You can rent or rent-to-own ATM machines. You can also buy them outright, if you have enough to invest.…

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3 Reasons To Only Sell Your Gold To A Professional Gold Buyer

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The broken gold chain crowding space in your jewelry box, that one gold coin you have tucked away, and even that mismatched gold earring you have laying around all have one thing in common. These things are worth money and can likely fetch you some quick cash with a gold buyer. When you have gold that you know you can get cash for, you may be quick to go out and sell to whoever you can find, but the truth is, you are better off working with strictly professional buyers.…

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When Is a Paper Check a Good Form of Payment?

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If you have a checking account like most Americans, then you probably use your debit card or use your ATM card to take out cash. This is very common. In fact, most people make a little over 20 debit card purchases each and every month. However, you should also make sure that you ask your bank for a traditional checkbook. While checks are not used nearly as often as debit cards, checks can come in handy.…

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Two Reasons Your Payday Loan Application May Be Declined

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A paycheck advance is a good way to get extra cash when you fall short on funds before you get paid or an unexpected expense rears its head. While these loans typically have fewer qualification requirements than traditional loans, there are things that may prevent you from getting approved. Here are two reasons your application may be denied. You Don’t Meet the Repayment Requirements When evaluating whether you are capable of repaying the loan, the lender looks at a couple of things.…

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Send Money To Brazil: 3 Types Of Hidden Fees To Be Wary Of

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Sending money to another part of the world is not always as easy as it looks. If you go through your bank, you might be charged with insane fees that really make the entire transaction not worth your time nor money. Thankfully, there are plenty of financial institutions that are dedicated to making sure you can send money to Brazil easily and inexpensively. However, on top of standard charges and service fees, be on the lookout for these 3 additional hidden fees and charges, as they can easily eat up a huge chunk of the money you’re sending.…

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4 Benefits Of Using A Small Business Accounting Service

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Having a strong handle on your accounting tasks is an important component of any business, and small businesses are no exception. With limited resources, many small businesses may find they run into problems by attempting to do accounting on their own. Unless you have significant accounting knowledge, handling the accounting for your business is rarely a good idea. Fewer Long-Term Costs Part of the reason you may consider doing your own bookkeeping and accounting is to save money.…

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2 Ways The Right Credit Card Processor Could Improve Your Business

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If you are a busy business owner, you might find yourself constantly searching for new ways to stay competitive and productive. However, if you are busy making deals and working with your customers, it might be difficult to brave new frontiers. Fortunately, you might be able to save money and improve your business by doing something as simple as switching which credit card processing company you use. Here are two ways the right credit card processor could improve your business:  …

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Credit Gone Down The Toilet? 4 Tips To Get Your Credit Flowing Again

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Having bad credit can be a nightmare to fix and can be embarrassing due to the stigma placed on people with bad credit. Whether your credit score is the result of irresponsibility or misfortune, there are ways you can get your credit score going in the right direction. Be Selective About Secured Credit Cards Partially or fully secured credit cards can work wonders on your credit score, but you need to choose the right one.…

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