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14 Ways Your Computer Can Put Money In Your Pocket

If you’re reading this, you likely have ready access to a computer with an internet connection. Most people are aware of a few ways that

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The Secret Art of EBay Sales

Here are some unorthodox tips for selling stuff on eBay while minimizing your own cost. Not only do the tips minimize the money one has

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Suprising Ways To Save Money With A Baby

It’s amazing how a baby can turn your life upside down. There is nothing that surpasses the feeling of holding your own child for the

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Zen and the Art of the Grocery List

Supermarkets are designed to mess with your mind. I believe firmly that they are designed by a room full of middle management folks, sitting in

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The Road To Financial Armageddon #2: Early Profits … Lost

During the first installment, I learned some pretty terrible money concepts in my childhood. I believed that money was the method to buying instant happiness

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A One Day Commitment

The hardest part about changing your spending habits is simply getting started. For me, I was in a routine of eating out for breakfast and

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Turning Off The Financially Irresponsible Mindset

Since turning my financial life around, I’ve discovered that frivolous spending really is a psychologically addictive habit. That little rush of buying something enjoyable for

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CFLs Can Save $100 A Year?

It seems like a surprising claim, but simply switching your regular lightbulbs for CFLs, even though they have a higher initial cost per bulb, can

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The Power of the Pocket Change Jar

I have a little jar that sits on my dresser. Inside it is my pocket change from the last several days. It seems like such

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The Road To Financial Armageddon #1: The Earliest Mistakes

A wise man once said “The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.” It took me a long time to summon the

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What’s In My Wallet? And What Should Be In Yours?

After seeing yet another of those ubiquitous CapitalOne “What’s in your wallet?” ads, I decided to write about the one credit card that’s in my

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Seven Ways To Help Your Blogging Friends

Blogging, particularly among a group of bloggers on a specific topic, is a community. We all have the same interests and passions and we find

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Educating Children on Fiscal Responsibility

I grew up in a very poor home. We had so little money that we were required to grow, fish, and hunt for some of

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Mastering Coupons (Without Being a Coupon Nut)

I used to think that clipping coupons was a giant waste of time. “Coupons encourage you to buy extra junk that you don’t need,” I

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I’m In Big Financial Trouble – Where Do I Start?

Several months ago, I sat down with my finances and took a good hard look at things. I was in approximately $10,000 of credit card

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Charge Card vs Credit Card: What’s the Difference?

Most people think that the terms “charge card” and “credit card” are interchangeable. However, that’s not actually the case. In the real world, charge cards