Thursday, December 2, 2021
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First Steps to Start Saving Money on Any Income

I'll admit it: I avoided thinking about spending and saving for years. I somehow always managed to balance my finances in the end, but I missed out on a lot of additional savings in...

Walking on Hot Coals to Early Retirement: The Steps to F.I.R.E.

F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence, Retire Early) can seem like unrealistic. Let me show you how I did it.

You Have $500 Hiding in Your House

Most of us have a basement or garage or closet full of unused items. If you're not using it, why not turn your extra "stuff" into cash?

F.I.R.E. in the Real World: How I Retired (Twice!) by Age 50.

FIRE (Financial Independence - Retire Early) is a goal as individual as you are. And messier and more complicated than you might expect.
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How To Sell Your Stuff On OfferUp

Using an online selling platform like OfferUp is a great, easy way to turn your accumulated "stuff" in cash
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Why Economists Don’t Buy New Cars. (Buying a Used Car is the Better Choice.)

A new car is always tempting. But a used car is the smart choice. Let an economist tell you why.

Paper Towel Alternatives

Paper towel alternatives will be your reusable, ecological, new favorite way to save money. If you consider the cost and environmental impact of paper towels, now is the perfect time to give them up. Reduce...

Cheap Books and Where to Buy Them

Used books can satisfy your need for a tangible product that is environmentally friendly and cheap. Even with e-book readers in virtually every household and with printed books deemed endangered species many times over, printed...
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Sites Like Craigslist – 10 Best Alternatives

Craigslist has just about everything, from used item listings to gigs, housing, services, personals and much more. In case you are still not able to find what you are looking for or would prefer...
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Netflix and Other Streaming Sites Data Usage Calculator

Movie streaming can quickly use up a lot of data and many Internet Providers have a cap on how much you can use every month. With that in mind, you may wonder just...

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