According to the 2013 survey from Knot and WeddingChannel.com, the cost of wedding nowadays is only $1047 lower than student debt which is estimated at $29,400. This shows how high wedding cost is and why you should ditch the fancy wedding. If you are serious in reducing cost on your wedding the tips mentioned below will help you. (more…)
It might interest you to note that we are already in spring season. This season is usually associated with annual cleaning. Of course, you can take the cleaning a notch higher than just clearing out cobwebs. More so, you can reap financial rewards by doing this. You might even find some stuff in your home you can sell or donate to make some cash as you clean up your home. Unloading items you no longer want can easily be done and it will interest you to note that you can even get cash or tax benefits by doing this. Here are some takes on making huge bang for your bucks by selling some of your stuff. (more…)
Most people would really think that the game “scrabble” is unconnected to business. Lots of people simply think that the board game only becomes important during break time. However, there are a plethora of things you can learn from scrabble to enhance your startup enterprise. Below are some of the simple tips that can help your business grow and achieve success.
Mix up the letters
I usually have a hard time figuring out the right word combination with the plethora of letters in scrabble. However, insight pops up when I mix up the letters randomly. This can be understood from business point of view. When you face business challenges, you should try and examine it from various perspectives in your bid to solve it. This will help you to find quicker solution to the problem. As a matter of fact, you should try to think out of the box and be innovative in your business. (more…)
Asset allocation is very pivotal for every investor. It is the most important thing an investor must do in order to make the most of his investment. Are you ready to get started investing? Below are some asset allocation tips you need to leverage.
The importance of time
Time is of immense importance in investment. It determines what type of investment you ought to venture into. If you still have great number of years before retirement, you need to investment a greater percentage of your assets into the stock market in order to reap momentous compounded sum at the end of the day. (more…)
The end of February is the time of the year when most people must have broken their New Year resolutions and some would have even given up the hope of pursing them. You need to think again if you are trying to give up your New Year resolutions for weight loss or eating better. Keeping these resolutions is not easy most times but you can make it easy on yourself by tricking yourself to eat less and thereby achieving more success than you thought possible. Here are some takes on making this easy for you.
Feast with a Fast Eater
It is likely that you will finish at the same time with your eating partner, this occurs no matter how much of the food you partake of. Obviously, you will partake of fewer portions if you eat with someone who eats fast. The reverse is the case when you eat large meals with slow eaters. (more…)
Virtually everyone knows the importance of keeping a well-organized budget and of course many people want to do just that but they hardly get it done. The reason is that it is not really easy to keep check of your income and expenses when it comes to budgeting. Balancing checkbooks alone takes much time not to talk of balancing purchases.
Today, it is easy to track expenses with software products and electronic banking and finance. Prior to the amazing evolution of technology in this area, people had to keep lots of receipts and compare them to each other on a regular basis to be able to track their expenses. Software programs and tracking websites like Quicken and Mint respectively, you can easily do these tasks with your computer. (more…)