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May 2016

Life Money

6 money saving tips for women

May 30, 2016

Women need to be clever when it comes to their finances. More so than their male counterparts. The reason for this is simple. Women, still, don’t earn as much as men, have longer gaps in employment due to child rearing and caring for aging relatives, and live longer than male peers. All of this means women need to take a keen interest in their money and planning for their future. No one else can do it for you, so you…

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How to think about recycling and upcycling

May 27, 2016

We all want a world free from the problems of pollution.  But how do we balance this with still wanting life’s necessities and luxuries? One person’s actions aren’t going to save the world. We think because of how large and unappealing the situation is, there’s little we can do. This is the wrong attitude. Instead of viewing it in extremes – “do nothing” or “save the world” – we should rather take a more practical approach. How to save the…

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Home Money

Should I invest in rental property?

May 25, 2016

There are many benefits to owning rental property. But like all investments, there are also downsides. You likely know a few people who have had great success with renting out properties to tenants. But there are also likely a few people in your circle who have had negative experiences. You’re just not as likely to hear those stories. The positives are many. That’s why so many people swear by owning rental property. You’ll often hear the argument that the tenant…

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Tips to sail through your day with a screaming toddler

May 13, 2016

The day has barely started and you know you’re going to need a lot of energy to get through it. Wiping off the kitchen counter with baby in one arm, simultaneously kicking away toys under the dining room table, all the while waiting for the kettle for your second cup of coffee, is a sign that super mom mode has been activated. When the kids finally nod off for an afternoon nap you watch Mom Makeover on TV, and judge.…

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Signs you’re doing well in life

May 6, 2016

A popular philosophy is that, in your life right now, you’re either going through a storm, coming out of one or entering into a new one. If you’ve ever felt like you’re not getting anywhere in life, keep your head up and remind yourself that this too shall pass.   Live, learn, repeat process   In life, we live and learn. Life’s journey is full of bumps, curves and intersections. Each action you take may set off chain of reactions…

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Let positivity flow all through your home

May 5, 2016

Your home should be a sanctuary where you feel most secure and positive about life. After a long day of work you should feel excited to go home. If you feel anything but relief to be heading home at the end of the day, then your home needs a revamp. Positive affirmations throughout your household will help you to feel uplifted and give you the boost you need to take on life’s curveballs.   The bathroom   Soap is for…

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