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What You Need to Know About Employers and Your Credit Report

One of the rising trends in employment is the reality that you might need to agree to a credit check as part of your employee background check. If you are out on the job hunt, here is what you need to know about credit checks and your employer: Bad Credit can be a Red Flag

How to Invest in Bonds

When it comes to using asset allocation as an investing strategy, many people like to include bonds in their plans. Bonds are often looked on as relatively safe. Even though there are risks involved with investing in bonds, many people see them as a way to limit some of the volatility of an investment portfolio.

Managing Your Home Business Schedule: Keep the Lights On

When it comes to your home business schedule, things can get a little tight. For the most part, I have a pretty consistent schedule for running my home For the most part, I have a pretty consistent schedule for running my home business. I get up and answer email and take care of a few

How to Stop Worrying about the Joneses

We hear all the time that we need to stop trying to keep up with the Joneses. And it’s true. Chances are that you are keeping up with the Joneses debt, rather than keeping up with them in any other way. You can also experience a great deal of peace of mind once you stop

How to Invest in Real Estate When You Don’t Have a lot of Capital

When many of us think of real estate investing, we think of the need for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Whether you plan to buy land you can later sell to a developer, purchase a rental property or invest in a fixer-upper to flip at a profit, you usually need a large chunk of capital.

Will FCC Reclassification of the Internet Matter to Your Wallet?

One of the more interesting developments in recent months was the announcement by the Federal Communications Commission that it will reclassify the Internet as a public utility. Champions of Net Neutrality celebrated the idea that the FCC reclassification is expected to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from charging extra for faster data, and from blocking