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Best Places to Hide Money Around Your Home

By on Sep 9, 2013 in Money | 17 comments

Sometimes you want to have cash around the house so that it easy to access, however, you don’t want just anyone to be able to find it. Perhaps you have found your own hiding places over the years but they are not as safe as you would like them to be. Here is a list of some of the best places to hide money around the house using products that can blend into any...

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Interview with Andrew Schrage from MoneyCrashers.com

By on May 17, 2013 in Money | 9 comments

As most of you who are regular readers know, I will soon be launching the Well Kept Wallet podcast where I will interview people who love what they do for a living. To give you a taste of the questions I will be asking in the podcast, here is an interview that I did with Andrew Schrage, the co-founder of MoneyCrashers.com. Unfortunately, he wasn’t available to...

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Getting Started with Well Kept Wallet

By on Feb 11, 2013 in Money | 22 comments

When my wife Kim and I got married we decided to combine our finances and realized that we had $52,000 in non-mortgage debt. It included student loans, credit cards and even a car loan. We decided that we needed to make a change and we set a goal to pay it off in 18 months. Well, we hit our goal! Since then our story of how we paid off $52,000 in debt in 18 months...

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Continuing Care: Do I Qualify for Financial Help?

By on Jan 23, 2013 in Money | 2 comments

With the average annual bill for a care home room now exceeding £30,000 in some areas of the UK, elderly people and their relatives are facing increasing difficulty in finding funds to support themselves. Sixty-two percent of people now believe that they may face ‘significant financial sacrifice’ in order to secure care for their loved ones’ later life. What is NHS...

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Freelancers: A Guide to Managing Finance

By on Jan 18, 2013 in Business, Money | 7 comments

  The following is a guest post by Laura Moulden on behalf of Nixon Williams, a firm of contractor accountants offering comprehensive accountancy services to businesses throughout the UK. Click here to find out more. Fourteen percent of the UK’s workforce is now made up of the self-employed, with around one in four of these having made the decision to go it...

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No Spending Challenge – $100 Cash Giveaway

By on Jan 17, 2013 in Budget, Money | 10 comments

Do you find it challenging to not spend money? Does it feel like there is always something to buy every time you get a paycheck? If so, this challenge is for you. No Spending Challenge If you want to get on track with your finances then consider this challenge to not spend money. Here are some tips on how to make it through the challenge without going crazy: 1....

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