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Apr 30, 2015

5 Easy Ways To Make Money From Recycling

  Recycling is great for the environment, helps preserve our planet’s valuable resources, and is just an all-around good thing to do. But did you know that recycling can also help you financially? In a lot of cases, recycling can actually net you a pretty penny. So, in celebration of Earth Day and in hopes that some of you might find some new ways to make a little extra cash, here are 5 great ways you can get paid by recycling:    1. Wine Corks Wine cork DIY craft...

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Apr 30, 2015

5 Financial Benefits to Staying Fit

When you think about the benefits to staying fit, a lot of things come to mind. It gives you an improved sense of well-being, more energy, a boost to your self-confidence, a heartier immune system… the list goes on and on. But what if I were to tell you staying fit had financial benefits too? Don’t believe me? Then check out these five ways staying healthy can give your finances a boost: 1. Save on Insurance When applying for health insurance, companies will take your height-to-weight...

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Apr 30, 2015

4 Reasons You Should Love Your Debt

You should love your debt. No, I’m not joking. Contrary to popular belief, debt isn’t supposed to be some scary monster that’s going to eat away at your livelihood. In fact, debt is actually incredibly beneficial! Don’t believe me? Well then, here are 4 reasons why you should love your debt: 1. Manage Debt Well And You’ll Get Better Loans When you go to take out a loan one of the things your lender will look into is your credit history. They want to see how well...

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Mar 31, 2015

Ready or not, It's Time to Give Your Finances a Digital Makeover

From science and medicine to fashion and fitness, technology has woven itself into our day-to-day lives. While many of us trust our computers and mobile devices to handle our communications, store our precious photographs, and schedule important events, there are still very few people who utilize technology to manage their finances. Whether it's due to fear of security or simply lack of knowledge about what services are out there, people just don't seem to be taking advantage of the numerous...

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Mar 31, 2015

Fun Money Facts About St. Patrick's Day

Parades, corn beef, and green everything can only mean one thing: It's St. Patrick's Day! One of the United States' most popular holidays, St. Patrick's Day has been a celebration of Irish American culture and heritage since the late 18th century. So, in honor of the holiday, this week's blog is dedicated to some fun money facts surrounding St. Patrick's Day! 1) $4.6 billion is expected to be spent by consumers this St. Patrick's Day. While that may seem high, it...

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Mar 31, 2015

5 Women Who Have Made Financial History

Throughout history, there have been women who have established themselves as trailblazers in the financial world. Whether they were exhibiting extreme financial skill or showing that they could play with the boys (and, in a lot of cases, crush them), these women have provided us with examples that we can all aspire to emulate. So, in honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, here are my favorite women who've made financial (or business) history! 1. Abigail Adams John...

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Mar 31, 2015

Healthier Groceries for Less

If you're looking to live a healthier lifestyle, there's no better place to start than your diet. Cutting back on processed and unwholesome foods can do wonders for your wellbeing. Unfortunately, most people believe that with a healthier diet comes more expensive groceries. Well, I'm here to tell you that doesn't have to be true. In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, I've compiled some tips on how to get healthy groceries for less 1. Juices Juicing is all...

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Feb 28, 2015

What NOT to Do With Your Tax Refund

It's tax season again and for many of us that means one thing and one thing only: it's time for a refund! Yes, tax refunds can be a beautiful thing, especially when your check is for a sizable amount. And while I've talked about the many ways you should spend your tax refund, there are still plenty of people out there who just can't keep themselves from throwing away their windfall. So, in the spirit of the season, here are the 5 worst ways I've seen people squander their tax...

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Feb 28, 2015

Leslie on the 110 And Rising Podcast!

On episode 5 of the Melville Chamber of Commerce's 110 and Rising Podcast, the one and only Leslie Tayne makes an appearance! Listen in as Leslie reveals the behind-the-scenes workings of Tayne Law Group and shares some info on her upcoming book Life & Debt. https://soundcloud.com/taynelaw/110-rising-e5-2-4-15-leslietayne

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Feb 28, 2015

4 Awesome Ways to Spend Valentine's Day When You're Single

Being single on Valentine's Day can be a bummer, especially when most of your friends have plans with their significant others. Fortunately, there are plenty of great deals for single folk in need of some entertainment on the 14th. When you know what sites to check out, you can find some pretty awesome activities at affordable prices. So keep your head up, your wallet full, and check out some examples of awesome deals I found for single fun this Valentine's Day! 1. Get Fit Give...

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