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The Fanciest and Most Valuable Easter Eggs in the World

When we celebrate the end of Lent, we attend Mass and have a nice family dinner. Or we may decide to hold an Easter Egg hunt at our home or at a party somewhere for the kids. But all around the Christian world, Easter is a holiday that has fascinated artists who have been inspired [...]The Fanciest and Most Valuable Easter Eggs in the World Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. […]

Are You A Workaholic? Why We Work So Hard & Don’t Take Vacations

Do you take enough time off? Take a break and find out why we work so hard. So who are you calling fat and lazy? While some people may be quick to judge Americans this way, I’d rather think of us as hard-working and productive. And there are actual studies that back this up. To [...]Are You A Workaholic? […]

Tips For Using Online Ticket Brokers and Sites

It can be hard to get the tickets you want before they sell out. The next time you want to catch a concert or sporting event, you might be tempted to use an online ticket broker. But before you do, check out this little exposé of the event ticket industry. Behind those sites and platforms [...]Tips For Using Online Ticket Brokers and Sites Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. […]

Using Debt Leverage: Should You Borrow To Get Ahead?

During the 00s, it became quite the financial fad to use leverage for a whole lot of crazy reasons. There are certainly many ways to borrow money to use it for leverage. We discussed credit card arbitrage before. Aggressive traders may use stock margin accounts to increase their investment returns. […]

Fixed vs Variable Costs In Business: Some Examples

Once bitten by the entrepreneurship bug, many would-be small business owners are eager to visualize how their plans will unfold and are full of enthusiasm about charting their business growth. Fewer entrepreneurs sit down to mull over the other side of running their venture: the side that deals with costs and expenses. […]

15 Tips To Lose Weight Frugally: Improve Your Eating Habits

Can’t we all lose weight and do what some determined people have done without having to stretch our budgets in the process? Sure we can. Why am I harping so much about health? It’s because health problems can spiral into huge financial nightmares quite easily. […]

ETrade Online Brokerage Account: Top Broker Review

The first online stock broker I came to know happens to be ETrade, and this was way back in the 1990′s. So I’m a bit more familiar with this company than I am with other brokers, only because ETrade has been around longer and is certainly considered as one of the most recognizable. […]

What’s Your Dream Job? Thoughts On Making A Career Change

How does one’s career begin? Some people have their whole careers planned from the time they are early teens, and stick with the same career until they retire. Some hop from job to job and never really get a proper career going at any point. But more people start a career straight out of school, [...]What’s Your Dream Job? […]

Unusual Pet Products For Pampered Pets

Do you spend on your pet? I used to think that it was silly (or even crazy) to spoil a pet like you would a person, until I found a pet that really connected with me. At that point, we fell into the clutches of the pet product industry and bought into toys and trinkets [...]Unusual Pet Products For Pampered Pets Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. […]

Shopping For Used Furniture Through Craigslist

Here’s one “secret” for finding anything under the sun for half price or less. Well, many things anyway. Part of running a household involves performing regular maintenance. You’ll notice that over time, you’ll eventually need to replace a whole bunch of things at home. Stuff breaks all the time. […]