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31 Oct 2011

How Not to Piss Away Your Money!

I am notorious for inadvertently wasting money. It is something that I am not proud of and I have to work very hard to change my bad habits. After learning some very hard lessons, here are some ways that I try not to piss away my money: 1. Do a

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10 Oct 2011

Should You Own the Place Where You Rest Your Dome?

This is a tough question, particularly for city-dwellers. We have all heard the lessons our parents have taught us about the importance of home ownership, but let’s be real, we live in a very different time. The “American Dream” of owning a home, having 2.5 children, a dog and a

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26 Sep 2011

Sending Your Kid to College on a Broke-ass Budget

Kids grow up faster than we want them to and college is not only essential for a great future, but it is a large part of the American dream. However, if you have been washing dishes, waiting tables, or just been broke most of your life and have struggled to

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