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2017 French Presidential Election – What are the Implications on the EU/Euro and the Global Markets Following the Election?

Battle for Paris The French economy speaks for roughly 15% of the European GDP. In addition, France remains an important political decision maker in the European Union.”The European Union (plus Norway, Switzerland and Iceland) accounted for 25.4% of world output in 2014 according to data from the International Monetary Fund – greater than America’s share (22.5%) and well in excess …

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3 Habits of Net-Worth Millionaires – How the Millionaire Mindset Can Help Get Your Finances on Track

What images come to mind when you hear the word millionaire? Big house, fancy car, posh neighborhood, shoes for every day of the month? What if I told you all these things aren’t an accurate representation of the average millionaire? Hogwash you say? In the late 80’s, early 90’s Dr. Thomas Stanley and Dr. William Danko did a decades-long research …

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How To Keep your Credit Card Info Safe When Shopping Online

My boyfriend has the bad habit of not checking his credit card statements. The month comes and goes and he has no idea how much he spent or if he’s still under budget. Worse so – as my polar opposite, he’s indifferent. Things are getting more serious between us, so I’ve requested he be more responsible about his savings and …

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6 Ways Parents Can Make a Little Extra Money

Does it always seem like your paycheck disappears as soon as you get it? For many working parents, that’s exactly the case: rent or mortgage, car payments, insurance, retirement fund, extra-curricular activities for kids, Christmas….the list could go on and on. But, instead of worrying about how you’re going to pay for your son’s second broken arm this year or …

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Online Shopping Hacks

The growing popularity of online shopping has definitely influenced our consumer experience. Once upon a time we actually had to get off the sofa and out of our house, compare between a set number of shops and settle for the lowest price. We only got discounts during holidays and season clearances. The birth of online shopping has given way to …

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Making Money In Your Spare Time

Do you have a lot of spare time in your day? Well, many women have spare time and they want to utilize this time in a good way. If you have likeness or hobbies for anything, it will be better to use that for earning some money. Thanks to internet and other modern technologies there are a lot of opportunities …

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Financial Tips for Getting By After a Divorce

Divorce is never easy, even at times when there is complete agreement on everything between the couple. There are many emotions, pressures and financial issues and concerns to deal with, especially if kids are involved. And in the midst of negotiations with your spouse, it can be hard to think ahead to the time when you will be officially divorced and …

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Your Guide to Unwanted Gift Cards

The Stats on Gift Cards The stats on gift cards and gifts are generally surprising. $2 billion worth of gift cards go lost or don’t end up being used each year in America. And while this doesn’t even begin to compare to the $50 billion worth of items that Americans return during the holidays annually, it’s still a staggering amount …

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5 Ways to Rise Above Temporary Financial Hardship

Beating Financial Hardship

Sensible financial management relies on budgeting and other proven principles to ensure your income covers household expenses. Along the way, however, unexpected or extraordinary costs can interfere with cash flow. Job loss, underemployment, costly repair bills, and other forms of hardship exact a heavy toll on family finances, but there are creative ways to overcome temporary financial setbacks. If you see a …

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How to Worry Less about Money

Money is a curious thing. It is a mere piece of paper, yet it determines our habits and goals in life. We are living in times when money is never far away from our mind, and worrying about it seems to be a real epidemic. But, we are supposed to be the master of this paper, not the slaves to …

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