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Initial Markup Price: Why Setting the Right IMU is Important

For many years now, retailers have used keystone pricing for setting sales prices of their items. It goes something like this: Buy a product for $10 and then sell it for $20, and you get double your money back. The problem with this formula is it overlooks the highest cost in retail, the markdown, which...

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Thinking Of Applying For a Mortgage? Here’s How to Do it Like a Pro

If you’ve been thinking of buying a home, it’s likely that you are also thinking about applying for a mortgage to pay for it. Getting a mortgage can be confusing but if you know what you are doing, you can get the deal of a lifetime. Here’s how to go about it. Talk to different lenders first To...

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The 4 Best-Kept Secrets for Buying a House

Buying a house is a good step towards independence. It’s also a good step if you wish to start your own family already. To help you save some cash — and make your purchase a smooth one, too — here are some best-kept secrets you have to know before buying your new home: Make your credit profile...

Global Trends

From “Rapunzel Mom” to Kim K: Ultra-Long Locks are Trending

Hair locks

Attention, long hair lovers! Ultra-long locks are making a comeback, and everyone from moms to celebs is embracing the trend. Popularized by Cher in the 70’s and 80’s, waist-length locks rose to fame because of its effortlessly fashionable style. It perfectly combined chick sleekness and...

Market Watch

Mortgage Facts: What a Homebuyer Should Know

Mortgage Loan

The financial downturn of 2008 revealed many interesting facts about the real estate and financial markets. A survey conducted by an online real estate database firm highlighted the fact that many buyers don’t know the basics of mortgages. Here is a look at some of the important facts every potential...

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Investing Your Money in Rental Property? Read this First

Home for Rent

Buying rental property is one good way of diversifying your investments. This type of investment, however, requires some preparation on your part, especially with the changing market. Here are some tips to help you proceed. Location, Location, Location The location is the topmost consideration when investing...

On the Radar

What Activities Are Equivalent to a Workout?

Working out in a gym can be intimidating, especially when you are in a room full of bodies made for competition. Apart from the environment, sometimes we all just want to sweat without the rigorous machines and exceptional dedication. So instead of lounging like a couch potato why not try these activities...

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4 Ways to Build Strong Friendships

The value of a good friendship is incredible. It can inspire and comfort you in ways that nothing else can. This is the reason many people think that nothing is more important than a deep friendship. Here are some easy ways to enrich your friendships. Spend more quality time together As people grow older...

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EBooks and Subscribing: Subscription from Different Points-of-View

The literary world (particularly the one online) is no stranger to the concept of “subscription models” – services where readers pay flat fees monthly for unlimited access to the platform’s book titles. The cost of subscriptions is attractive to avid readers; they get more books for the price...

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Buying a House: The Importance of a Bigger Down Payment

When the time comes for you to choose between continuing to rent and taking the big step towards home ownership, you should factor in not just your current financial status, but also your future housing needs. Establishing that you can indeed afford to buy a house and having a much clearer idea of how...