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7 Tips For Writing An Argument Essay

An Argument essay is specifically difficult sometimes, due to the various aspects involved in the writing of it. The essay asks the writer to evaluate the “Argument”, which is basically a sort of proposal. The key points or qualities that all the readers look for are the quality of the ideas, their arrangement in your essay, the relevance of your examples, and the grammatical quality as well as your grasp of English. Argument essay puts your ability to formulate a constructive and appropriate critique for a specific conclusion to test. There are various things, which plays a crucial role in determining a quality argument essay, which can appeal to the readers and make the audience side with your opinion. Seven of these various things are listed below: 1. Planning This is the first phase, and one of the most important phase of writing the essay. In this, the writer must construct the these, and choose three examples (flaws), while laying out the key points. It is important to clear the “road map” before starting the writing. Everything must be set in a specific layout, which will help you better convey your points. 2. Writing While it may not feel like ...

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Lessons From Three Years of Blogging

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I’ve learned lots of lessons from three years of blogging. Some of them I probably knew intuitively, but blogging has provided tons of concrete examples since starting my journey into the personal finance community. Probably the biggest lesson I’ve learned so far is to take action. Wanting, hoping, and planning only get you so far. If you want to achieve success, you have to move forward. Here are some of the biggest lessons learned from three years of blogging. Consumer Debt is Holding You Back For years, we fell right in with the 70 percent of Americans who feel debt is a necessity in their lives. As long as we could afford the payment, we could afford the purchase, right? The problem with consumer debt is how much it limits choices and freedoms. Once your whole paycheck is eaten up by monthly payments, you have no option other than to keep slogging away. Forget trying self employment or taking a month off to travel. You aren’t able to take on anything remotely risky, and heaven forbid you actually lose a job or suffer a pay cut! Debt also gets in the way of setting ambitions goals. The thoughts of passive ...

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What Parts of Your Website Can You Trademark?

Can you trademark a website?

Your website is your livelihood. Whether it’s your blog, your online store, or the internet presence of your company, it’s a large part of how your business is run, and therefore directly reflects upon your reputation and your profits. Since your website is vital to your success, you’ve likely taken all of the proper steps to ensure that your web content is your own, and as such are aware of the potential losses that could incur if another company were to overstep their bounds and lay claim to portions of your website. But have you done everything that you can to properly trademark your website? A trademark is used to designate a word that refers to a company’s proprietary goods. We’re all familiar with the symbol that establishes a trademark, but what does it really mean and how can you legally apply it to your website? Read below to learn more. What Is a Trademark? While anyone can use the small TM symbol for the names of their company’s goods, symbols, or property, simply using that symbol does not mean that another company cannot use the same words or phrases to describe a similar product or service, or that the ...

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Do Bloggers Ever Run Out Of Things To Say?

We tried, but were unable to get this Blue Man to say anything. Good thing he doesn't blog!

I’ve been blogging for a little over two years now, and well, I haven’t run out of things to say yet. But, I do think the things I write about today are different than what I had to say way back when. I think most bloggers will never run out of things to say as long as they evolve and grow. I don’t want to see Jo Blogger write every post about making a budget. I want to see how Jo learned to budget and went on to become a millionaire. Life Changes My main focus in the beginning was getting out of debt and trying to figure out how to work smarter so I didn’t have to spend so many hours working harder. At that point, it was really relevant to talk about debt snowballs and how great it felt to pay off that first line of credit. I think that’s still very important, but like my blog partner Grayson wrote a while back, we can’t always keep talking about the same things. I know I have readers at every stage of their financial journey. I sometimes wonder if it’s mean to write about using credit cards to earn ...

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Thoughts on Two Years of Blogging

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That’s right, today Eyes on the Dollar turns 2. What a wild ride the past two years have been! I am so grateful for your support, comments, subscriptions, criticisms, and for caring about what I have to say. I hope you might have even learned a thing or two from my successes and failures over the years. I guess two years is a pretty short amount of time, but I feel like so much has happened. Since I decided to start a blog in 2012, just look at some of the crazy things we’ve done. Paid Off $30,000 in Credit Card Debt Sold a Business Bought A Rental House and and Office Building Narrowly Avoided a House Flipping Disaster Saw My Baby Start School Changed Careers Left Full Time Work Behind Got Chewed Out By Yahoo Trolls Saw Net Worth Rise Dramatically I’m not saying all that happened because of blogging, but my laptop was certainly the best $20 investment I’ve ever made. Here are some of my thoughts from two years of blogging for those who might be considering starting a blog themselves. Don’t Let Fear of the Unknown Stop You I think this holds true for most things ...

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