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Myths And Tips About Your Credit Score

Anne Middleton
April 14th, 2016
Anne Middleton on April 14th, 2016

How is your knowledge on the basic facts about your credit score?  Do you know what credit score range constitutes a good credit score? Generating a good credit score is achieved by paying bills on time, reducing balances and applying for credit only when you need it. Just because you “want” to make a purchase (big or small) doesn’t mean you “need” to purchase it.  Discretionary spending is a key component of establishing a good credit score. What is a Credit Score? For the most part, credit scores are designed to evaluate how big of a risk it would be to lend you money.

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8 Tips For Your Gym Workout

Anne Middleton
April 13th, 2016

Getting in shape and taking the time to condition your body with fitness exercises is extremely important to your health and well-being. Joining a gym is a fantastic way to achieve the fitness levels you want. Naturally, when you first begin working out at a gym, the idea may seem incredibly daunting. Don’t worry and don’t let it stop you. Soon enough you will be working out at the gym like one of superstars featured on the Nike.com website.   Gym memberships are popular and provide a central location to get your workout. In 2014, U.S. fitness centers had a total membership of over 54 million.

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4 Tax Tips For Procrastinators

Anne Middleton
April 12th, 2016

Time is almost up! Yes, the annual event of paying taxes has arrived. Now is the moment to get your required paperwork and forms submitted, including all your tax deductions so that you can receive your tax refund check. Believe it or not, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reports that the citizens of the United States are one of the least taxed populaces in the world. This year, procrastinators can rejoice since there are three extra days to finish your taxes. This year's filing deadline is April 18th.

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Save A Trip To The Mall

Anne Middleton
April 11th, 2016

Our grandparents used to dress up to go shopping for apparel and accessories.  Our parents would hang out at the mall and purchase bell bottoms. Today, trendy graphic tees and other apparel are increasingly purchased online. In 2014, retail e-commerce revenues from apparel and accessories sales amounted to 52.2 billion U.S. dollars.   With the unlimited opportunities that online shopping offers, you can find exactly what you need quickly and efficiently. This new-fangled way of shopping would bewilder older generations, but there are clear advantages to buying via e-commerce and saving a trip to the mall.

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Get Ahead Of Summer

Anne Middleton
April 8th, 2016

In order to have an entertaining, relaxing and enjoyable summer, you must first prepare for the heat, activities and necessities of the hot days ahead.  This includes inspecting your air conditioning unit, preparing for a fun family adventure that may include camping and swimming, and shedding the doldrums of winter for a wonderful summer of casual living. Inspect Your HVAC Technically, a heat wave is “3 consecutive days of 90 degrees or more.”  Last September, when most expected the nationwide weather to begin to cool down, our entire country experienced smothering heat.

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7 Silly And Weird Holidays To Enjoy

Anne Middleton
April 7th, 2016

You are certainly familiar with holidays such as the Fourth of July, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.  But did you know there are fun, funky and unusual holidays celebrated all year long?  You may not have heard of Fragrance Day, Submarine Day or Waffle Day, but they do exist. Read on to learn more and chuckle over these weird and obscure holidays. 1. Submarine Day - April 17th This day is hailed as the annual occasion to celebrate the mighty and mysterious submarine boat. This date was chosen since the United States Submarine Force was established on April 17th  in 1900.

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Keep Cool This Summer For Less!

Anne Middleton
April 6th, 2016

Everyone loves summer!  It’s that glorious time of the year when the weather finally warms up and the chill of winter is forgotten. Regretfully, the beaming sunshine can become stifling. But fear not!  There are energy efficient ways to keep cool. And when combined with an occasional dip in the pool, these tips can help you beat the summertime heat without breaking the bank. Draw the Shades Closing your blinds and curtains during the day can naturally cool your home by blocking heat that otherwise would have come in through your windows. Up to 30% of unwanted heat comes from your windows.

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8 Simple Strategies To Save Time And Money

Anne Middleton
April 5th, 2016

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we lived in a world where we could save both money and save time? Time management is a skill that eludes many of us.  But with a little planning and knowledge, it is definitely achievable to save time, save money and enjoy life a bit more.  Here are a few tips to get you started: 1. Automatic Deposits and Payments
One of the simplest methods to save time and money is commonplace in today’s society.  Direct deposit saves time.  You no longer have to go to the bank or ATM to put your paycheck into your account.

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Get Ready To Host A Game Of Thrones Party

Anne Middleton
April 4th, 2016

Game of Thrones season 6 will premiere on April 24, 2016.  The loyal fans of this medieval fantasy epic are already planning to celebrate its return with an ultimate Game of Thrones themed party.
Game of Thrones may not always be a particularly happy show, but its popularity is undeniable. Variety reported that the fifth-season finale drew  the show’s largest audience ever with an average of 8.11 million viewers. HBO has pulled out all the stops for Season 6 and the premiere episode. It is estimated that each episode will upwards of $10 million to complete according to the on-line version of TIME magazine.

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Virtual Reality: Ready Or Not, Here It Comes!

Anne Middleton
April 1st, 2016

The beginning of 2016 is providing a powerful, exciting and quick launch for virtual reality (VR) technology. Experts believe video games will be the key driver of VR as it explodes onto the scene. The VR industry is growing at an insanely fast pace: • Revenues from virtual reality products (both hardware and software) projected to exceed 5.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2018 • The number of active VR users is forecast to reach 171 million people by 2018 • Revenue from virtual reality head-mounted displays is expected to grow to $3.

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