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Home "Owners": Here Are 10 Advantages to Paying Off Your Mortgage Early (+3K Views)

Paying off the mortgage early is an idea with obvious appeal, but not one that many middle-class home "owners" pursue. If your interest rate is so good that the bank just made a bad bet in giving you that low rate, you might want to continue enjoying the benefits as long as possible. In many other circumstances, however, paying off the mortgage can be a fine money management move indeed. [Below are 10 sound reasons to do so.] Words: 1588

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Here’s How To Set Up A Risk Averse Retirement Plan (+2K Views)

One of the most difficult challenges of transitioning to retirement from the working world is a complete change in mindset with regards to an investment portfolio. You go from being a saver to a spender. There’s no future income or nearly as much time to soften the blow from bear markets. Growth is still necessary but you have to be cognizant of the fact that you’ll need to protect some of your assets for spending purposes. Here's an interesting case study in how to approach this change in mindset.

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10 Drastic – But Doable – Ways To Get Out Of Debt Quickly (+2K Views)

When people talk about getting their personal finances in order, they usually try to find relatively pain-free and low-cost ways to reduce debt and increase savings but this is a long-term approach which some people just cannot "afford". For them it may be worthwhile to consider taking the hard way out of debt. Let me explain.

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Retiring? Here are 9 Countries in Asia Worth Considering (+6K Views)

More and more retirees are looking to retire abroad where the sun shines almost daily, the weather is temperate, the lifestyle is enjoyable and the cost of living is a fraction of their current expenses. Have you ever considered Asia? This infographic compares the cost of living, lifestyle and personal safety of 9 countries worth considering. Words: 999; Photos: 5

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