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5 Financial Issues To Check Before Leaving Town

A few years ago I went to Florida for a convention. I’d like to say that I had fun all the while I was there but that wouldn’t be the case. The distress came from monetary issues I had that I wasn’t expecting. Planning time away does take thought, but there are things we don’t always do because we expect it’s been taken care of.

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With my problems still in my mind I thought I’d put out these tips in case they’re things you haven’t thought of on your own.
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5 Reasons The Rich Aren’t Like The Rest Of Us

There are times when you see something and know immediately that it’s not going to trend well. When you look at politics, often you can tell the moment someone has lost the election, even if they don’t know it, by a goofy action. For Michael Dukakis in 1988, it was the way he answered the question about what he’d do if his daughter was raped. In 1992, it was when George Bush walked into a grocery store and was shocked by scanning technology of groceries, something everyone else had seen for years.


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People like to talk about class wars in this country all the time. It’s very common to use the term in politics when parties are going against each other.
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5 Financial Things You Need In Your Life

There’s no doubt that financially many people are hurting. It takes planning and responsibility to be on a safe financial footing. There are a few things everyone needs at least one of that are related to the betterment of one’s financial life. If you’re without any of these items you’re going to have difficulties somewhere along the line. Here are 5 things you need and the explanations why, even if a few of them you might not want to think about.

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1. Bank account.
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Understanding Profit

Everyone understands the concept of profit right? Well, apparently not, although it’s not their fault. Everyone thinks they understand, and on one level they might. Let’s talk a little bit about profit, and what’s going on with the economy right now.


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First, the generic discussion about profit. One achieves profit when they have money left over after taking care of their expenses. That’s a very simplistic vision of profit, but I want to start simply. For personal wages, if, after you get paid, you can pay your bills and still have some money left over, you’ve earned a “profit”. Now, you might squander that money needlessly later on, but you did have a profit for awhile.
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20 Personal Finance Ideas

There was a news story some years ago titled 20 Personal Finance Do’s And Dont’s. It was a pretty good story, and though I’m not going to quote it, I am going to list the 20, and add my own commentary. I recommend you go to the story to see what they had to say for each of them.

1. Don’t try to predict the future.


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This one is a no-brainer, and yet it’s not how most of us live. If we didn’t, would there be a stock market? The smart thing is to plan for the future instead of predicting it; you protect yourself better that way.
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