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You know what’s interesting? Interest. Interest rates are often thought of as little more than numbers that affect our bank accounts but in fact they effect far more than that. When interest rates change, this can have far-flung consequences on the rest of the economy and ironically this can eventually come


Tax deductions are perhaps the only exciting thing about doing your taxes and despite popular belief, they are not only for the privileged – they’re just a bit elusive to the untrained eye. So what can you deduct from your taxes? Let’s take a look at ten of the most


Being a good investor is all about being able to read the markets and to some extent, predict the future. If you can tell what the ‘next big thing’ will be, then you can take any amount of money and turn it into a lot more money. And what’s even more exciting


There are various avenues available to explore and learn in today’s world, whether through a college program, leisure reading, YouTube how-to videos, or online courses. Of the possibilities, each could come with its own advantages and disadvantages that bear looking into before you decide which direction is right for you


By Danielle Holland Ingram We all know the feeling: that special event is nearing — creeping closer and closer to your presence and with every day that goes by the anxiety over picking a remotely decent gift for your special individual in mind builds and mounts until it’s pretty much


While television has changed over the years, it’s remained a steady aspect of life for decades. Sure, we can now watch shows on Netflix instead of waiting for them to appear on some station’s scheduling. We can even purchase DVD or Blu-ray copies of certain shows. But however we’ve been


In today’s world, fantasy creatures and stories are so popular that if authors and moviemakers suddenly stopped writing about them for even six months, the delay in new fantasy tales would be an odd thing to note. It’s easy to assume that this is a new trend, but the truth


One of the most universal activities that a parent can share with their child is to sit down with a box of crayons and just color, whether those coloring projects are from pre-made pages or are the works of absolute imagination. But artistic possibilities to explore with your child extend


If the baking bug bites you, it’s hard to ignore the sprinkled-and-frosted sickness! Creating something to share with those you love to bring smiles to their faces is one of the best factors of time spent in your kitchen, and the beauty of the situation is that you can take


Sometimes we don’t want to make an effort. Sometimes, instead of dressing up to the nines for date night, we’d rather just change into our pajamas and crash on the couch. In fact, this is often what a lot of us feel like doing after a long day at work. And that’s


By Danni Holland-Ingram Summer is the perfect time to “turn up the heat” and make a fashion statement and a great thing is, you don’t have to seek for the latest trends just to look fashionable this summer. Vintage style is one of the iconic looks can always go for


It’s hard to pinpoint what’s so fantastic about something homemade, or at least what’s the best thing about something that’s homemade. Perhaps the most wonderful quality is that the creation automatically earns sentimental value because a person took the time to construct it by their own time and talent. I could easily


When adding new items to your wardrobe, there are a number of different factors you need to take into account. Of course, you need to think about what’s on trend and how that works with your own personal style. At the same time, you also need to think about the


There are few items of clothing that are as ubiquitous as  jeans. The humble denim to users are an item of clothing enjoyed by men and women alike and by people of all walks of life. While fashions may change, jeans remain constantly adaptable; with torn jeans, distressed jeans, skinny jeans,


If you look online you are likely to see a lot of hate for the new Disney+ show, WandaVision. Critics claim the show is a slow start and such a divergent from the Marvel cinematic universe they are used to. This may be true, but it does not take mean


CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen Kings The Stand is continuing the slow burn of episode one. The story has so many interesting characters, some of kings best actually, that introducing these characters only a few at a time is a smart way to allow an audience to form a specific emotional response


The Simpsons is one of the longest running animated television shows with over 700 episodes to date. The show first aired on Dec. 17, 1989 and has no intentions of slowing down yet. Creators Matt Groening, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon have down a wonderful job of building in entire


Comic books being made into movies or television shows is nothing new. That trail was blazed a long time ago. Some of the best movies and shows have been inspired by the wonderful stories that comic books house. There are, however, a lot of great stories in comics that have not made their way to


New authors can have an uphill battle ahead of them in regard to getting attention for their books, and knowing avenues to assist with that struggle can be helpful. For instance, Amazon can be beneficial in getting your books into readers’ hands through these concepts: Free Book Promotion In order


Everybody knows the drill. You grow up, you go to school, and you get a job. It’s standard, to the point that children wonder and explore their career options even when they’re still children. Unfortunately, though, the “I want to be a baker” mentality in childhood doesn’t quite prepare adults