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4 Money-Saving Travel Tips You Should Know

By Justin Sperling

Tip 1: How To Save On Baggage FeesWith the cost of travel ever-increasing, it's a good idea to take a carry-on and pack light. But packing light enough to fit everything in a carry-on is no easy task; and when checking baggage staying under that 50 pound limit can sometimes seem impossible.Here are nine easy ways to help keep your luggage as light as possible:(1) Call ahead. Check to s

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The Best Time to Book Hotel Rooms

By David Thyberg, Demand Media*

The cost of hotel accommodations typically consumes a large portion of any travel budget. Understanding hotel booking strategies can help save a good bit of money. Of course, hotel rates fluctuate depending on a wide variety of factors, so landing the cheapest deals is not always an exact science. Regardless, travelers will generally do well to use a few reliable approaches when making their lodgi

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How To Pack Light

By Justin Sperling

With the cost of travel ever-increasing, it's a good idea to take a carry-on and pack light. But packing light enough to fit everything in a carry-on is no easy task; and when checking baggage staying under that 50 pound limit can sometimes seem impossible.Here are nine easy ways to help keep your luggage as light as possible.(1) Call ahead. Check to see what accommodations are available where you

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How a Trusted Leader Gains an Edge

By David Horsager

In the late 1980s, Whole Foods Company Chairman and CEO, John Mackey, set the pay ceiling for his executives at no more than eight times the pay of an entry-level employee. This ceiling has been raised a few times since then, but Whole Foods Company is one of the few international companies to have a pay ceiling at all. Mackey has successfully opposed the unionization of his stores, not because of

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"Qualified Performing Artists" Tax Deduction

By Bryan Caplovitz

Here's some information that may help you to save a lot during tax time. Note: I'm not a tax professional, so be sure to consult with one before filing your taxes.Most people can deduct job-related expenses from their taxes, but only those which exceed 2% of their earned income. So if you earn $50,000 for the year, only those expenses which exceed $1,000 (2% of $50,000) can be deducted.BUT, as a s

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5 Tax Time Tactics for Keeping More of Your Money

By Dennis Bridges

ThroughoutAmerica,taxpayers are in the midst of that time of year we all love to hate tax time.And whether you're an emerging speaker or a 20-year veteran, there are loads oflegally deductible expenses to take advantage of on your return.Thefollowing are just a few of the tactics to keep in mind as you work towards thelowest legal tax liability for 2009 and 2010. 1.

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How Well You Sell Your Value Determines How Much You Earn

By Dan S. Kennedy

Oneof my earliest mentors had his office walls adorned top to bottom, side to side,with big, handwritten signs intended as cautions to others as well as remindersfor himself. If youve ever been in a direct sales environment, youve probablyseen such a place. Two of the biggest signs read "You Can Hire Spellers For MinimumWage" and "Thumb-Suckers Not Welcome Here."Craftin

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