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How to Financially Prepare for a Recession

Nobody likes to think about recessions and all the havoc which they can bring upon a society and to the economy. Nevertheless, many people have lived through and experienced the plights of recessions. Although they take a toll on virtually everyone, members of society who are most vulnerable and least prepared tend to suffer on considerably higher levels. This is what makes financial preparation so absolutely paramount. Failure to plan …

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How to Earn Passive Income

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Virtually everyone has heard of passive income at one point or another. In essence, passive income is defined by Wikipedia as "income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the recipient to maintain it." In most cases, this passive income requires a degree of work in the initial phases before the ongoing payoffs. …

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How to Make the Most of Bitcoin

Bitcoin's inception as a popular form of electronic cryptocurrency began in 2009. Many individuals have their own thoughts, speculations, and even doubts about Bitcoin. While some view it as a great form of virtual currency, others worry about its potential to be used for illegal or other dubious means. Additional individuals remain in the dark or otherwise unaware of how Bitcoin truly works and all that it entails. Now, this …

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How to Recover From Bankruptcy

Millions of individuals have filed for bankruptcy since its inception. This may come as a shock to many people who generally view bankruptcy as a state in which low income individuals find themselves. Although bankruptcy occurs when someone is unable to pay their debts, there are a variety of circumstances and decisions which can bring about this unfortunate situation. According to Investopedia , medical expenses, employment loss, excessive spending/misuse of …

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Financial Advice for Less Well-Off Individuals

Life is different for each and every person. People have different work lives, different families, and different situations. Some people make millions per year while others make thousands. Some individuals are able to independently support themselves which other may receive assistance from friends, relatives, or even the government. Despite the stereotypes and assumptions which are usually made regarding high-income people and low-income people, the great equalizer comes in the form …

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How to Earn Income as a College Student

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Going to college is a great way to further build towards your long-term career goals. However, whether you’re fresh out of high-school or not, making ends meet while studying can be hard.

Balancing study hours, living costs and student loans leaves most college students with pretty massive debts that need to be repaid as soon as possible.

With so many things …

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How to Financially Prepare for Maternity Leave

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Pregnancy is often a very exciting time in the lives of soon-to-be-mothers. However, like all things, a degree of preparation is always in order and appropriate. While some employers and places of business do grant their workers paid maternity leave at the appropriate time, this is not the case with all institutions. Therefore, if a woman's company does not pay for …

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An Overview of Freelancing and the Gig Economy

Freelancing for extra income

As the world changes, so do work options and the workforce in general. The inevitable emergence of artificial intelligence and automation has also played a role in the shift and perception of work.

Traditionally, when most people thought of work, they were reminded of a specific place where they went to offer a particular service or product. However, this, too, is changing.

More and more people are rejecting notions of …

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How to Convince Your Boss to Give You a Payraise

This article is part of our Finance Hub.


Who Doesn’t Want a Pay Raise?


Everyone loves a raise
. Now, whether or not your boss shares that enthusiasm, well…that’s a different story.

Maybe you’re planning on moving, or you’re going through a divorce. Perhaps your income is just not enough for your lifestyle. Whatever your situation is, asking for a raise can be a nerve-wracking …

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Basic Money Handling Tips

In this day and age, even being aware of the most basic money management skills will work wonders for your finances.

The perks of managing capital appropriately are well-documented—you feel relaxed, secure, and confident. When you have funds available, you can address emergencies without breaking the bank, as well as prepare for the future without worrying about what the economy might hold.

The ability to handle money has never been …

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