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A successful home loan application generally requires a steady job. However, there are a range of additional factors that can seriously hamper your borrowing power with banks, even if your salary is higher than average. This superhero-themed infographic outlines the various occupational pitfalls that can trip up applicants.

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Just like your friend from university who won't stop posting about it on Facebook, Kodak is really into cryptocurrencies. During CES 2018, the company announced a two-pronged blockchain strategy: 1) Its own cryptocurrency called KodakCoin designed to improve image rights for photographers, and 2) a Bitcoin mining scheme called KashMiner where customers can rent equipment and allegedly make money over a two-year period.

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My dad and I are about as different as two people can be when one formed the life experiences and personality of the other for 18 years: He's a Midwestern lawyer who lives for Michigan football, and I'm a know-it-all East Coast transplant who's a proud University of Michigan graduate but enjoys tailgating more than the actual game.

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Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett revealed today that the firm had no interest in jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.

“We don’t own any; we’re not short any,” Buffett said in an interview on CNBC. “We’ll never have a position in them... What’s going on definitely will come to a bad ending.”

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Holly Butcher was a 27-year old Australian who suffered from Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects the bone and surrounding soft tissue. Before she passed away on January 4, Holly asked her family to share a post on her Facebook page. Her final status has since gone viral with over 91,000 reactions and 61,000 shares.

In the moving Facebook post, Holly offers some compelling advice on personal finance, especially when it comes to disposable income. It's something a lot of us could learn from.

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Hi, I'm the worst. After umming and ahhing for the better part of a month, I finally committed to investing in cryptocurrency. I bought into Bitcoin at around the $US10,500 valuation mark and I've been refreshing Coindesk ever since like a complete buffoon.

I've gone through just about every stage you'd expect a Bitcoin noob to go through and I am here to talk to you all about that process today.

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Bitcoin went BANG in 2017, but cryptocurrencies as a whole are now beginning to filter into the mainstream more and more with every passing day. The idea that you can 'get rich quick' persists, but there are also those looking to invest long-term to hold onto and increase the value of their assets.

Whether you're in the former camp or the latter, you should ensure you are up-to-date with the latest news by having a great library of resources at your disposal. Here are some of the ones that we'd recommend.

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I love a side hustle. My hobbies -- blogging, podcasting, making comedy videos, even tweeting -- have all become my job. I even contributed to a book called The Hustle Economy: Transforming Your Creativity Into a Career. So believe me when I tell you: Your hobby is also allowed to be completely useless.