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Getting Through the Toddler Tantrums While Moving House

Getting Through the Toddler Tantrums While Moving House

Sooner or later most families have to move houses. It might be an upgrade to a bigger house, to move closer to family or a natural progression after a death or divorce in the family. Whatever the reason, moving house is a big deal to kids. How big it is… Read More


The Best Kit Home Designs for a Rural Property

The Best Kit Home Designs for a Rural Property

If you have just bought a piece of land in a rural area you are likely thinking about building a home. A kit home is a cost effective way of building a home as you can choose to build it yourself, but even if you hire a builder to construct… Read More


2012 Forecasts for US Dollar v Canadian Dollar

2012 Forecasts for US Dollar v Canadian Dollar

As 2012 settles in, Forex investors turn their attention to predictions on the way in which the loonie, i.e. the Canadian dollar, will fare against the greenback, or the American dollar. This currency pairing is one on which many players on the Canadian financial market place their odds. The Forex… Read More


Lower your insurance costs

Lower your insurance costs

In a tough economy, families are looking for any ways that they can cut their budgets. One way that many families are doing this is by trying to lower their insurance costs for their vehicles. The easiest way to do this is simply to do a little research and find… Read More


Building a property portfolio – Capital management basics

Building a property portfolio – Capital management basics

Property investment is a developmental, cumulative form of investment. Capital is accumulated, and the best use for that capital is to create more capital. Typically, a preferred option is to acquire more properties. This involves creating a property portfolio management system and some very good accounting practices. People tend to… Read More


Tips for first time Real Estate Investors

Tips for first time Real Estate Investors

Real estate investing is a fairly complicated and daunting task if you are not sure what you are doing and are buying property for the first time. There are certain steps and processes which everyone real estate investor should go through before finally deciding on their first purchase and stepping… Read More


Your Life In Insurance

Your Life In Insurance

When younger, you probably learnt that you would need a mortgage one day to finance the home of your dreams. What you maybe didn’t realize was that would also need a whole set of different finance packages, instruments and share dealing accounts to guide you through life’s up and… Read More


Small Incentives That Keep Your Tenants Happy

Small Incentives That Keep Your Tenants Happy

With mortgage interest rates so low, now is a great time to own a rental property. One major reason that people shy away from investment properties, however, is tenants. Tenants can be a nightmare, or they can be a great asset. A happy tenant will take care of your property,… Read More


How a green mortgage could help you and the environment

How a green mortgage could help you and the environment

A green mortgage, or to give it its correct name, an energy-efficient mortgage, is a program that has been designed to enable people to make their homes more energy-efficient. They are not second mortgages so you don’t have to make a separate payment each month, and they can be used… Read More



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