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Investing in private schooling: is it worth the money?

Small class size, super-literate librarians, talented music, heather, dance and gym teachers, computer graphics equipment, nourishing food, excellent facilities, a wide range of engaging and entertaining activities for students, personal relationships with faculty and paying customer status represents compelling reasons for which parents choose private education for their curious kids. The reality is that a private school comes with many …

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Promoting tolerance and diversity – raising awareness on acceptance

Acceptance has been a huge problem lately, from all possible point of view. In politics, people have to deal with severe discrimination. In the everyday life, people struggle with the major lack of tolerance. Promoting the idea of acceptance is now a necessity, considering how many people out there suffer because things are not perceived the way they should. This …

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How to avoid paying taxes when running a startup

Do you understand the importance of choosing the right legal entity, fulfilling your tax obligations, hiring a professional bookkeeper, drawing a clear line between personal and business finances, deducting business expenses, delegating tasks to other people and performing adequate market research?       If the answer is “yes”, congratulations because you are not one of those startups who keep making the …

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The hardest choice: why mothers give up their babies for adoption

Giving up a child for adoption represents a difficult decision that comes with a rollercoaster of emotions. Apart from influencing the life of the biological mother and the baby, it also involves a healing process that has to begin before the actual birth. The most prevalent emotion during pregnancy is doubt, which sometimes appears even after opting for adoption. This …

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A fresh start: relocating to a new city

Be it a jump in the dark or an educated choice, you’re going to assume on the liability of moving to another city alone. For some reason, you were waiting for this change for a long while. Also, now that the move has turned out to be unavoidable, you’re considering how the whole venture will turn out. In reality a …

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Money-saving tips when doing buying groceries

People hate buying groceries because it is quite exhausting to run around the supermarket in trying to find the needed product, and where you count that you have to spend a lot of money weekly. For a few products you can remain with an empty wallet, because grocery items are more and more expensive daily. But you have to eat …

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Questions you should ask a future nanny

In recent times, finding and hiring a nanny in most elite cities such as London can be a meticulous and mind draining procedure. Lots of thoughts come to mind in the course of this process – whether the nanny will be taking care of your child in your presence or absence, this process should not be handled with levity. Some …

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Funeral arrangements: What to do

  The death of a family member finds you filled with grief. The person that you loved so much is gone forever and there is no way to get them back.  If only you had taken advantage of time instead of working hours at an end. The more important the loss is, the more intense the suffering will be. As …

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Should you volunteer or donate funds to local charities?

Philanthropy, also called fundraising, consists in giving others your time and money. Even if you are pondering now the possibility of donating money or volunteering, you should know that at some point, you would probably end up doing both. Charitable contributions, regardless of their nature, are equally helpful. The simple fact you thought about ways to give back to your …

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Factors that lower the value of your home

  If you have been planning to sell your home for quite some time, but you do not seem to find the courage to put it on the market, then you should not worry. Even real estate experts agree that you cannot make such an important decision without becoming familiar with the market and the latest real estate news. After …

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