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- Alex R. Womenzmag.com | Work + Money | Mon, Oct 1, 2012 10:55 AM EDT | CommentsIn recent years, it was often advantageous to wait until the last minute before booking travel. Airlines with empty seats and hotels whose rooms would otherwise go vacant for a night were ready to wheel and deal, and late-notice discounts were readily available.
Money-saving Tips For Business Travelers
But not these days.
[Avoiding Debt - How to Save on Your Travel Costs]
With struggling U.S. airlines cutting capacity to save money and avoid high fuel costs, flights are more crowded than ever. And hotel rooms face unprecedented demand, with several cities reporting record occupancy rates. The results are higher prices and fewer discounts. Air fares are up by 11% and hotel prices by 8% this summer over last year according to a survey conducted by Priceline.com.
Waiting for a sale in this economy is a dangerous strategy. Airlines and hotels cannot run last minute specials if there are no seats or rooms to be sold. For an upcoming trip to Chicago for the National Business Travel Association meeting, I locked i...Read More »
Winning a sweepstakes can be 90% luck and 10% knowledge or skill. There are two popular ways to enter sweepstakes. Prior to the Internet, almost 100% of sweepstaking was accomplished by mailing your information to the required promotion addresses, known as snail mail. Entering this way can be costly, having to pay 42 cents each entry. Yet, the Internet offers free entry to thousands of sweepstakes at no cost and is quick and easy to use.
Finding a Sweepstakes
Then best way to enter online sweepstakes is searching link sites. Websites such as www.online-sweepstakes.com and www.cashnetsweeps.com offer links to sweepstakes on the web. The sites organize the sweepstakes into categories of daily, weekly, monthly, unlimited, special interests, instant wins, etc. Choosing a sweepstakes to enter is a personal choice. Enter only what you want to win. You may not want to waste time winning a tee shirt when you can win a car. Be prepared to receive a 1099 for major winnings at tax time...Read More »
Week in Review
From a Map Mishap to a Millionaire Marriage
iPhone 5 Mapping Mess
Maybe you should be grateful if you were put on a wait list for the new iPhone 5… Consumers who actually already bought the new phones are complaining loudly of problems with the mapping app on the new version, and even Apple is pointing consumers in the direction of competitors maps until they get they get their bearings straight on this one.
The $64 Million Marriage
From the WTF files: a Hong Kong tycoon has offered $64 million for a man to woo and marry his 33 year old daughter. The major issue? His daughter is already married - to another woman. Even more unbelievable than his offer to basically sell his daughter? The fact that his daughter seems to have a good sense of humor about the whole thing. Good for her, and congratulations to her and her wife!
NFL Refs Back On The Job
Good news for football fans, and those of us married to football fans: NFL referees signed a...Read More »
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Fri, Sep 28, 2012 11:57 AM EDT | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
It's a new day, Aries, and as long as you can keep your confidence up, anything is possible. Your enthusiasm could ignite a fire under a profitable new venture if you find just the right place to rub two sticks of effort together.
Today's Aries Reading: Free Sample Numerology Portrait
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Things are about to change for the better, though not in ways you have been predicting. You still manage to get ahead so don't knock it. Learn to deal with the hand life gives you.
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Karma Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You feel inspired but it does no good all bottled up inside you. Communicate your ideas and you are likely to have someone back you up on making them hap
- Betterhealthblog.com | Work + Money | Fri, Sep 28, 2012 11:20 AM EDT | CommentsEveryone makes financial goals, but only a few achieve them. Others persist, quit in the middle, or totally fail. If you want to do well financially, you need to discover the reasons why some people are successful in meeting their goals as compared to others.
In a pursuit of profit
The following is a list of things that you should do along with the things you should avoid in pursuit of making money.
( More - Seven Essential Qualities Of The Rich )
Your Goal should be Clear
The first step towards achieving financial goals is having a goal to begin with! Most people vaguely dream about getting rich, but they don't have any specific plan of action. So you should have a clear aim in your mind.
Don't Listen to What Others Say
When you are making big plans, most of the time people will not agree with your aspirations and they will discourage you. It is your duty to continue in your path without following what others say. Focus on your goal and do not believe in anything that causes you to stray from your...Read More »
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