Are You Leaving Money Behind?

Leaving Money Behind, unclaimed money, unclaimed property
An MSN article in July 2013, cites over 41.7 billion dollars of unclaimed property, as reported by The National Association of Unclaimed Property.1 Those assets range from basic savings accounts, insurance payments, to abandoned brokerage accounts and other investments. With a population of 317.8 million2, that works out to a rough estimate of $130 for each U.S. citizen.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Do You Know Your Real Hourly Wage?

Real Hourly Wage, spend time with family
How much is your time worth? It’s a hard question to answer with a definitive number, so here’s a different way of looking at it: How much money would you pay for an extra hour in your life each day? $20? $50? $100? It probably depends on the day – and how little or how much you’re enjoying your freedom. Even if you can’t answer that question on a personal level, you can take one look at...
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What You Don’t Know About Pre-Paid Phone Plans

Pre-Paid Phone Plans, cellphone
In a world full of expensive smart phones, being “grandfathered in” to unlimited data plans, and outrageous competition between cellular networks, there’s a tiny subset of underdogs that’s slowly growing in popularity. These underdogs are a little something called pre-paid phone plans. You might not know this but pre-paid phone plans are becoming increasingly popular for a number of reasons....
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Graduate School | Is It Worth The Price Of Admission?

The Price Of Admission, graduate school
When I graduated from college, I knew I wanted to go to graduate school. I wasn’t sure if I was ready to go immediately after college, but I applied anyway. I applied to several programs and also to several jobs. This was in early 2009 when the economy was in a particularly bad slump. After an extensive job search, I was able to secure part time employment at a local museum, but I still wanted...
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10 Great Tips For Selling On Ebay

Great Tips For Selling, ebay, selling
Photo courtesy of 123rf.com Ebay is a wonderful resource for people who are looking to make some money on the side. Of course, like any new business venture, there are a few tips that can help ensure your success. Here are some below: 1. Post Amazing Pictures No one will want to buy your one year old Polo shirt if the photo is fuzzy. Make sure you take them in bright, natural light. If that’s impossible,...
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