Living On Less: How To Live Below Your Means

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June 29th, 2013

Sometimes it comes as a shock to discover more money is going out each month than is coming in. Before the debt becomes more than you are able to handle, take steps to start living not only withing your means, but also below in order to get your financial affairs in order.

Make a List
Make a list of all expenses. List all income sources and amounts. This helps you know what resources you have and exactly where your money is going. Make a budget based on income and live within it.

Say No
Say “No” to the children. When Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips On How To Find A New Job Quickly

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June 25th, 2013

You may have lost your job to downsizing, the economy or for any number of reasons. However, with debts and family responsibilities, you need to find another job quickly. Here are tips to help you find that new job.

Co-workers
Talk to co-workers and others in your field. Ask for referrals, suggestions and ideas. Follow up on possible opportunities.

Online Resources
Send out word on social media about job possibilities in your field. You might be surprised at the responses. Also use browsers to look for job opportunities and companies looking to hire. Do make sure Read the rest of this entry »

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Job Loss: How To Cope And What Steps To Take

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June 21st, 2013

For most people, it’s inevitable that at least once in your life you are going to lose a job. It can be very tough when you do, but knowing how to cope and what steps to take can help you bounce back quickly.

The best way to cope with losing your job is not to take it personally. Unless you were fired for gross incompetence, the decision was likely due to factors beyond your control. You have to let it go and get on Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Start A Savings Account Today

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June 17th, 2013

For years, you’ve been keeping your money rolled up in a wad in your room. Not only is this dangerous in the event of a break-in or fire, but you also are not giving yourself the opportunity to build interest. When you want to open a savings account, you should call or visit a few different banks to find out what types of accounts they offer. For example, some might require a minimum balance.

When the savings accounts require a minimum balance, you need to bring that balance with you to the bank to make Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Grow Your Own Food With Limited Space

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June 16th, 2013

If you would like to start a garden but only have a limited amount of space, there is still hope. Although it may seem impossible to grow food when you’re limited on space, there are plenty of ways to still have a successful garden.

4 Tips for Growing Food with Limited Space:

Use pots: pots can be a great way to grow food. If you don’t have a big yard or any yard at all, Home Security, make use of pots for your soil.

Grow up: instead of growing in rows, grow up. For example, plants like strawberries, peas and tomatoes grow up and can leave you with a nice supply of produce.

Grow inside: if you’re really limited on your space, grow food from inside your home. For example, certain herbs and vegetables grow just fine sitting in a window.

Deck and porch: try and make use of any room on your deck or porch. From hanging baskets to pots and boxed gardens, you may be able to grow more than you ever dreamed of.

Although it may be more difficult to grow food when you’re limited on space, it is still possible. From growing food inside your home to growing vertically instead of horizontally, you can still have your garden.More info here: Eat Your Sprouts and Microgreens!

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