Investing In Gold And Silver

Investing In Gold And SilverFirst, it’s necessary to decide how you want to deal with these precious metals. (I’m adding silver into the discussion, though other metals, like platinum and copper, are also significant.) People have been using them for coinage and ornamental purposes for thousands of years; early civilizations like the Sumerians and Egyptians seem to have focused primarily on gold for jewelry and ornamentation. Weighing your choices Gold is measured by troy…

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The 5 Financial Habits that Changed My Life

The 5 Financial Habits that Changed My LifeI don’t try to hide the fact that we used to be pretty sucky with our finances.  Although we never let things get too out of hand, I finally accept the fact that we used to waste most of our income.  We bought stuff.  We went on trips.  If we didn’t have the cash, we would finance anything that we desired.  Even furniture.  And vacuums.  I swear. We also lived without any sort…

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What to do with $10,000 Right Now

What to do with $10,000 Right NowFor most people, getting a windfall of $10,000-through an inheritance, a severance payment or a small lottery win on the weekly Scratch ‘N Win card-can make a huge difference in their lives. Whether you invest in your small business, save it towards a long-term goal like retirement, pay off hefty consumer debt or help your kids with their college education bills, doing so can speed up your journey down the…

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Cheap American Flights threaten Canadian Airport Business

Cheap American Flights threaten Canadian Airport BusinessThe promise of cheaper flights is driving many Canadians across the border to U.S. airports — costing millions of dollars in lost revenue in Canada — but the federal government says it won’t subsidize air travel. The trend of more Canadians flying out of the United States is disconcerting to Canada’s aviation industry, which is calling on the federal government to do something to lure back those travelers…

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