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Blonde and Balanced
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A fake blonde trying to find a real balance between spending and saving.
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Trading the capital markets requires a good broker, good trading strategies, excellent trading tools and the ability to leverage your trades. One of the most important tools required is your ability to understand and manage your risk. The risks you will take not only include making sure that the underlying asset you trade moves in […] The post How to Open a 40K Position Using only $100 appeared first on Blonde ...
Posted: Jan 22 2020 @ 12:28 PM
Investing can be overwhelming to get started, especially since it involves using your hard-earned income which can be difficult to part with, much like gambling. While shares and securities offer one of the most popular and well-known ways to build up new wealth opportunities, however, many don’t fully understand how these environments work, or what […] The post Trading Stocks with Contracts for Difference appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Jan 20 2020 @ 4:08 PM
Want to increase your income this year? Whether you want to increase your income to pay off debt, save for retirement, or travel more, it’s never been easier to earn extra money. Here are 6 amazing ideas to get you started.   1. Switch banks One super-easy way to increase your income this year is […] The post 6 Ways to Increase Your Income in 2020 appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: Jan 14 2020 @ 1:11 AM
Are you a chronic over-packer? If your overnight bags are packed to the point of nearly bursting, you may be an over-packer. And if you find you always have to check a bag for a trip that is three days or longer, you might also fall into this category. Many over-packers claim they want to […] The post Save Time and Money by Traveling Light appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Jan 04 2020 @ 7:54 AM
I paid off $90,000 of student loan debt in 5 years. In those five years, I’ve had so many ups and downs. Although my first job out of college didn’t pay much, through side hustling and making a few job switches, I was able to increase my income drastically. Every little bit of my extra […] The post 4 Lessons I Learned After Paying Off $90,000 Of Debt appeared first on ...
Posted: Dec 31 2019 @ 7:38 PM
Have a passion for fashion? It may pay off. Investing in classic and highly sought after designer pieces can be pricey. However, if you ever go to sell your designer handbags, you may actually end up with a high return on investment. According to consignment website Tradesy, the designer handbags with the highest resale retention […] The post 3 Designer Handbags That Will Yield High ROI appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: Dec 31 2019 @ 7:07 PM
We’re lucky to live in a time where the beauty industry has become such a big part of the world, that amazing facial and skin treatments are available globally. You’ve probably noticed them, if you haven’t gone to them yourself, but there are tons of medical spas and clinics in NYC alone. All of them […] The post How to Find the Right Clinic appeared first on Blonde & Balanced. ...
Posted: Dec 13 2019 @ 3:23 PM
When you’re planning to go to college, it’s important that you do as much as you can to mitigate your student debt all the way throughout. It may surprise you to learn, but the state that you go to college in might actually affect the amount of student debt you end up with, so you […] The post Can Your State Really Impact Your Student Debt? appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: Oct 22 2019 @ 4:36 PM
I recently read Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life by Melissa Leong. It’s a unique personal finance book that offers practical tips about money interspersed with life advice about happiness. Here are the five key things I learned from Happy Go Money. 1. Money and Happiness Are Related … Kind Of Happy Go […] The post 5 Things I Learned From Reading Happy Go Money appeared first on Blonde ...
Posted: Sep 23 2019 @ 10:12 PM
Your personality is what makes you unique from others. It’s the original combination of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that all add up to make you you. Psychologists have found that although we can change our habits, our personalities are fairly well established early in life and don’t change much. Personality psychology can tell us a […] The post Your Personality Determines What You’ll Spend Money On appeared first on Blonde & ...
Posted: Sep 12 2019 @ 11:14 PM


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