Responsible gambling is vital to enjoying the thrill of a cash stakes bet. You should never bet more than you can afford or get dragged into debt by irresponsibly chasing your losses. Gambling is a fun and sometimes profitable pastime, but there are a few rules you must remember. Read the rest of this entry »
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It is important for people to be smart with their money and budget wisely to ensure financial stability for the future. While some people find it hard to save money, especially if they are living from paycheck to paycheck, there are ways to make cutbacks, begin budgeting, and ultimately save money so that it is there when you need it in the future. While it will take time and effort, you can start getting smart with your money right away.
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Over the past year of owning my own home, I’ve come to realize a few things. First, I wake up every morning feeling empowered, knowing that I have a piece of property that is all my own. Second, my home is a constant work-in-progress and there seems to be another bump in the road every day. And lastly, those bumps cost money. I no longer have the amenity of a maintenance man on-call for any issue that arises.
By the end of the month, I don’t have much money left over to spend on plumbers, air conditioning experts, or electricians; my old maintenance man encompassed all of those things…free of charge. So I’ve had to learn a few tricks of the trade to help me get by, and my new skill sets have actually helped me save a bit of money.
I will be sharing a few of my home repair tricks below. These are common issues for home owners, and can all be fixed without calling an electrician or plumber. Plus, once you become comfortable with your appliances, it becomes easier to work on them. Read the rest of this entry »
Juggling family commitments and entrepreneurial ambition is a difficult balancing act for any businesswoman, whether from the United States, Britain or the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It can be a thankless task at the best of times; made all the more difficult by the old fashioned attitudes and prejudices of some male colleagues determined to protect the status quo.
Thankfully, times are at last beginning to move forward in a more meaningful way as women from all walks of life and from all sorts of backgrounds demand the right to participate in equal measure across the employment spectrum. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Arab world where once upon a time a woman was lucky to even have access to a simple current account at her local bank. Read the rest of this entry »