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06 Jul 2015

Is Your Way of Thinking Keeping You Broke?

Getting Out of a Broke State of Mind “More money, more problems.” That’s only what rich people say.  Broke people have “broke-people problems.”  These are much harder to climb out of. I didn’t realize it at the time, but money scared and overwhelmed me for years. Watching my parents struggle,

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29 Jun 2015

Juice Cleanses That Are Local & Organic

Participating in Juice cleanses may seem like an activity only uptight lettuce heads in Lululemon, pushing strollers can afford… but that is actually not the case! If you add up what you actually spend on food per day,  you will see Juice cleanses can be comparable or cheaper (depending on how often you

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10 Jun 2015

Why It Makes No Sense to Own a Car in SF…Unless you Share it!

This post is sponsored by the fine people at Getaround. If you’re interested in sponsoring some content holler at alex@BrokeAssStuart.com If you live in any city now a days, it makes absolutely no sense to own a car… Unless you share it! It costs an average of $7800 a year

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27 May 2015

15 Rental Rights Every San Franciscan Should Know

*This article was researched and written with help from tenant attorney and Broke-Ass Stuart columnist Daniel Wayne.  To learn more about your rights as a tenant check out out Daniel’s other articles here or his website.  Did you know that not all buildings in San Francisco are protected by rent control? Did

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22 May 2015

How to Score Housing in San Francisco

Many move to San Francisco  wide-eyed and optimistic that they will magically land a classic Victorian flat like the Painted ladies in the TV show ‘Full house’,  with cool, like-minded roommates for a reasonable portion of their budget. Some even come with a job already landed!   But none are ever

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21 May 2015

Best Guide on How to get your Student Loans Forgiven!

Your ex may never forgive you, but your Student loan debt will. What is Student Loan Forgiveness? Student loan forgiveness (“nickname for the  William D. Ford Direct Loan program which was reformed by Obama) allows for a ‘Broke-ass’ borrower to consolidate all their federal student loans into one new loan,

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26 Jan 2015

Sex in the Fog: Navigating the Top 10 Urban Dating Woes

San Francisco can be a notoriously confusing environment to navigate through the thick mist of love, sex, and relationships. You would think with the rise of dating outlets like Tinder, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, and even Fetlife, that there would be a scratch for every itch. Yet, we live in a

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05 Jan 2015

Work Less, Barter More, Live Better: A Free-Lancers Guide to Bartering

In the last 6 months alone, I have bartered for 20/20 vision via $4000 Lasik eye surgery, $2500 in catering, $400 worth of handyman work, $660 worth of hypnotherapy sessions, 20 Kinky Salon tickets, $1200 worth of gym membership/ personal training, $140 Deva hair cuts, and a $390 Burningman ticket. If I can barter for all

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