Estate sales are a step-up from yard sales or garage sales. Instead of selling items people no longer want, they are trying to sell a house full of possessions people actually owned and used. They are [...]
It is vital that you look for sources of waste in your budget. The less wasteful spending the more financially efficient you become. Some experts estimate that the average household wastes between 10% and 15% of [...]
There are three laws of motion. Today I just want you to remember Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law. From Newton’s Laws of Motion: “The first law says that an object at rest tends to stay at [...]
One of the sad realities of modern living is that we live in a consumer society where almost everything is disposable. Unfortunately, this can lead to spending more money over time. If you want to get [...]
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I don’t know about you, but with prices of groceries and gas skyrocketing, I’m looking to save money any way I can. One of the less obvious ways of saving money is to pay attention to [...]
When my children were young, I promised myself that we would always have dinner together as a family. I promised that no activity would get in the way of those family dinners. But now that my [...]
Do you have enough? Many of us look forward to having more. In fact, we look forward so much to having more that we fail to consider what we already have — and whether or not [...]
It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that it’s never ok to spend money — unless you actually need something. And, while it is important to watch how you spend your money, and be conscientious [...]
Next month thousands of parents will pack their cars with all the items their children need to furnish a dorm room. They’ll tearfully say goodbye as their first (or second, or third…) child leaves home. If [...]
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