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Global financial crisis promotes frugal living

Global financial crisis promotes frugal living

Finance
The media is rife with stories of the negative impacts of the Global Financial Crisis, but there have been many new developments of a more positive nature that do not get coverage in the tabloids or gain airtime in the electronic media. Upside to the GFC - Lower Interest Rates Increase Housing Affordability Interest rates are down, considerably. The cost of a mortgage is well down on the rates being charged just eighteen months ago. Monthly repayments on variable mortgages are lower in line with lower interest rates, and if the repayments have remained the same the principal of the loan is reduced as the interest component of the repayment is a lesser proportion of the monthly installment. This allows the homeowner to get ahead, and create some contingency to delay payments for a whi...
Guide on How to Save Money on Flower Delivery

Guide on How to Save Money on Flower Delivery

General
Flowers can be the perfect gift that brings a memorable experience to the recipient. You can never go wrong with giving flowers as a gift as their loveliness always boosts the recipient's mood. That said, flowers don't have to be expensive as there are ways to get them cheap. Buying Seasonal Flowers To enjoy affordable flower delivery service, you should choose flowers that are in season. If the flowers are in season, the florist could get them from the local growers. If they are not in season, they will charge you more because they have to import the flowers. You can ask the florist to recommend flowers that are in bloom in the season. You can also save some money on the seasonal flowers when you buy them in bulk. This option is ideal for people who need to buy a large quantity of ...
Love to Save Money? Here are 5 Vacation Essentials You Can Find Cheaper

Love to Save Money? Here are 5 Vacation Essentials You Can Find Cheaper

Travel
When it comes to booking a vacation, who doesn’t love a bargain? Saving money on vacation essentials means more money in your pocket for an extra cocktail or a night out. So, here are some of the essentials you can save cash on when you’re booking your next trip. Flights Saving money on flights has never been easier since there are now dozens of flight comparison sites that help you find the right fare. Some ways you can make the most out of these sites include: Using incognito mode – some flight sites use cookies, so the more you search, the more the price goes up. Avoid this by browsing in incognito mode Being flexible with dates if possible Opening up your search to nearby airports – an extra 20-minute drive to the airport could save you money Nobody wants to p...

Why Estimating Software in Construction Company

General
    There comes a time in every construction company's existence that they've underpriced a job significantly. Doing so costs them their reputation with the client and makes it hard to recoup out-of-pocket expenses because the money for the project has been already accounted for. One of the easiest ways to avoid such trouble is to invest in good cost estimation software. To better understand its role in companies like yours, it best to know what it is, how it works, the different types available, and why it saves you money. What is Cost Estimating Software Cost estimating software is a computer software program that allows construction companies to come up with accurate price quotes for their clients by inputting specific information about the job. This include...
3 Tips for Homeowners Looking to Save Money

3 Tips for Homeowners Looking to Save Money

Home & Garden
One of the most satisfying feelings in the world is knowing that you own your house, but there are still some hurdles to be overcome as a homeowner. Owning a home can be a pricey endeavor, and if you want to minimize your expenses, there are a few things that you should know. Instead of having to learn things through trial and error, we’ve decided to assemble this guide to saving money for homeowners. Whether you’re planning some renovations or if you’re trying to replace your current appliances, every homeowner can find some helpful advice to spending less in this article. Renovate One Room at a Time While you may have heard advice to tackle renovations all at once, this can often cause some serious problems if you don’t have a large amount of cash set aside. If you’re trying t...
How To Save Money At Younger Age

How To Save Money At Younger Age

Finance
If you are in your 20s and think savings should not be cup of your now as retiring is decades away, you are wrong. You should start your savings now. Below are two major ways how you can start. Control spending It is an universal suggestion to have a control on spending. Making purchases is very spontaneous if you are in your 20s. Try to carefully track your purchasing and know in which segment you are spending the most, and whether the money spent is needed or worth. Financial advisers suggest to curb day-to-day spending habit like dining out in an expensive restaurant may cost you huge in five years. If you come to know the figure, you will stop spending so much on eating outside. It is also suggested to wait for at least 72 hours before making impulse buying. This will g...