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Many people dream, hope, and pray to land a high-paying job with better benefits and opportunities for growth. This holds especially true among those living in cities with high costs of living like New York. Living in Manhattan, in particular, costs over more than the national average. Getting a lucrative…

Police officer

The law enforcement world is getting smarter by the day. Today, there are more highly innovative speed tracking and recording technologies than there have ever been. Well, there are substantial claims that that banks on rapid advancements in technology in other industries. But, manufacturers of speed enforcement gadgets have also…

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Applying for a loan also means that you are about to take on more responsibilities. This and other factors involved make it all the more important that you read the contract thoroughly before signing anything. Here are the things you should do before you even consider affixing your signature to…

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If you bought a timeshare with help from a mortgage, you could claim a mortgage interest deduction on your taxes. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows qualified individuals to write off the interest on a second home’s mortgage, provided that the specific second home has cooking and sleeping areas, as…

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On December 17, U.S. publishing company Merriam-Webster named “justice” its Word of the Year for 2018. According to the company, people looked up the meaning of the noun 74 percent more this year than in 2017. In the past year, the U.S. socio-political climate was littered with debates about justice….

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As people age, dreams become a part of the past and before they know it, decisions have been made to never try anything new. Whilst learning new skills and enjoying life can keep people young, so too can finally fixing those wonky teeth that have been getting in the way…

Happy homeowners together

The number of Australians realising their dreams of buying a home is on the rise, with the current sales hitting a record high since 2012. These numbers cement Australia’s position among the countries with the highest level of homeownership. However, buying a dream home doesn’t come cheap, as it is…