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Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Contractor?

By Disha / February 27, 2013

If you’re thinking about setting yourself up as a contractor, whether you’re just leaving university or you’re considering a career change, there are a lot of things you might want to consider. First and foremost, becoming a contractor is an achievable goal, and although it may take a lot of time and experience before you’re […]


How Credit Scoring Works

By Disha / November 26, 2012

Trying to borrow money? A set of digital numbers is the difference between approval or rejection. Those numbers are called your “credit score,” and they range from 0 to 850. But credit scoring models are different, depending on which company is doing the math. Banks and building societies operate their own assessment models. These models […]


Where to Find Money for Your New Business

By Disha / November 26, 2012

You want to launch a new business. Maybe you want to own a hair salon, open a manicure-pedicure spa, or start a ladies fitness center in your hometown. There’s just one problem: launching a new business requires thousands of dollars; probably more money than you can realistically save within the span of a year or […]


Can the Internet Help me Find a Credit Card?

By Disha / November 13, 2012

Applying for a new credit card can seem like a daunting task, but the internet can help you out. There are many great deals and discounts online, so let’s find out more about how and why you should be ready to take advantage of them. Speed and Efficiency If you are looking for a new […]


Five Steps to Keeping your Cool

By Disha / July 10, 2012

As we head towards the beginning of fall and winter, we may not be able to do anything about the downward change in temperature. But we can take measures to strengthen our systems against ill health and temper. 1. Keep active – Don’t let the cooler weather stop you from going out into the fresh […]


Frugal Ways to Look After Yourself While Working Away

By Disha / June 19, 2012

A friend of mine was asked to work abroad by the company she is with. This sounds great: she could get a beautiful tan, explore the shops and still earn money. However, my friend is a little clumsy and accident-prone, which worries me when she’s in another country. The advice I gave her is to […]


7 Ways to Find Cheaper Car Insurance

By Disha / May 14, 2012

1. Ask Your Friends Picking out the cheapest car insurance isn’t as hard as it once was. Ask your family and friends what insurer they use, and ask for any recommendations or warnings they might have about other agencies. You’re likely to receive an unbiased opinion. 2. Get Married Don’t tie the knot for the […]


Should I Get Liposuction?

By Disha / April 11, 2012

When it comes to confidence and self-esteem, few things have a bigger impact than your body. Like it or not, other people’s first impression of you is going to involve your weight. Sorry, but it’s true. Alternatives to Diet and Exercise Sometimes, exercise just isn’t enough. There are stubborn fat deposits that resist being worked […]


Exercise in Style and on a Budget

By Disha / March 6, 2012

Looking great at the gym or on your early morning jog can motivate you to get fit. When you’re tired it’s difficult to look your best. Who looks amazing at 6 a.m.? Cute, quality workout clothing combines style and functionality. It helps you look cute — and also fuels your athletic performance. You might want […]


Is Life Insurance For You?

By Disha / March 3, 2012

Life insurance is an important aspect of estate planning. Not everybody needs it. But if you have dependent children, or people relying your income, or if people rely on the work that you do around the house, life insurance might be a really good option. Many stay-at-home moms don’t buy life insurance, because they’re not […]

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