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5 Smart Ways To Support Your Gaming Habit

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact. We get it. Gaming is an expensive hobby. Keeping up with the newest releases requires a lot of investment. And, of course, some of those releases are inevitably duds. Which is why so…
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27 Volunteer from Home Opportunities - At Home Service Projects

Opportunities to volunteer from home are growing big time. Let me show you 27 ways to touch someone's life from the comfort of your couch, computer, or yard. I was googling the other day "volunteer opportunities near me", and got to thinking...what…

What are You, Ancient Egyptian?

Every so often someone strikes up a random money conversation with me. They don't know that I spend my free time researching, analyzing, brainstorming, living, and breathing money management, frugal hacks, and the like. To them, I'm just…
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A Reese's-Cup Lesson in True Generosity I Was Blessed to Receive

  Just the other week while at a coffee shop having a merrily productive morning (which doesn't always happen with my preggo brain, I can assure you!), a young man in his 20s came in and sat next to me. He didn't pay for a coffee…
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How Did People Survive the Great Depression? (Survival Stories + Tips)

How did people survive the great depression? And what can we learn from people who survived the Great Depression? I'll share with you some saving money + Great Depression survival tips. Have you ever met someone who was alive during the Great…
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Taking the Personal out of Personal Finances: Has America Gone Too Far with Sharing Numbers?

Do you openly share your household income with family and friends? Here's why I don't. I’ve had several uncomfortable run-ins with people wanting me to disclose my personal financial information. When I graduated college both my mother…