Nick Frost

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The Power of Reinvested Dividends

Seagate's regular (and rising) payout provides this investor some comfort in an ever-changing market.<p>There’s something a little magical about the …

11 Expenses That Quietly Drain Your Wallet

Photo (cc) by Images_of_Money<p>You see an advertisement for that dream home or car — or the perfect getaway — and reality quickly sets in: Your desires …

3 Money Mistakes You Must Fix to Get Rich

I get a lot of questions about how to get rich, and I always give the same answer.<p>Don't spend too much. Mostly save. Always invest.<p>Seems simple enough, right? Yet so many people do the exact opposite--invest poorly, spend way too much, save almost nothing, and remain willfully ignorant about their …

25 Parents Share Their Secrets For Saving Money

Because you're saving for a lot more than just college.

How to Save for Retirement Without Kicking Your Starbucks Habit

When trying to be responsible and save money for retirement, what do you usually hear from financial experts?<p>A caffeine aficionado who enjoys their calming morning routine with a quality espresso in hand hears: "Ditch the daily Starbucks, it's such a wasteful luxury."<p>Fashionistas who are inspired …

How to make your 'dead' batteries last eight times longer

When you throw out your disposable AAs because your remote stopped working, they actually still had about 80% of their power remaining.<p>A new $2.50 battery sleeve called the Batteriser, coming to Amazon this fall, promises to extend the life of your batteries up to eight times longer by drawing out …

How To Save $5,000 Without Really Trying

Here's How to Save $100,000 by Age 30

Start by saying no more often.<p>You might have heard an absurd-sounding parable that often makes the rounds on personal finance blogs. This story is …

Living Beneath Your Means: The Foundation of Financial Independence

The whole concept of living beneath your means is so simple that it's virtually "old school". There's nothing high-minded about it, and no product to sell to help make it happen. For that reason, it's a concept that is generally ignored in favor of more technical financial applications. And yet it …

Green-Roofed Cannon Beach Home in Oregon Generates More Energy Than it Uses

Nathan Good Architects's Cannon Beach Residence has too many green accolades to mention - in addition to its green roof, energy-efficient design, and …

China to invest $50bn in Brazil infrastructure

<b>China is planning to invest up to $50bn (£32bn) in Brazil for new infrastructure projects.</b><p>The deal is due to be signed by banks from both countries during a visit by Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang to Brazil next week.<p>The money will go towards building a railway link from Brazil's Atlantic coast …

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