Buying Used Furniture Vs New – Worth It or Just Gross?

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Is your dilapidated sofa finally kicking the bucket? Are you moving? Perhaps, it’s time for some new furniture. But here’s the dilemma: You’re on a budget. So buying used furniture vs new is next on your mind. What are the pros and cons? When is it worth it…and when is it just gross? We’re going to explore all of that in today’s article. I was curious

Where to Find Affordable Organic Clothing – Q & A

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The great thing about eco-friendly products growing in popularity over the last decade is that more companies sell them. With more demand comes more commerce, more competition, and, ultimately, lower prices. Because of that shift in the world of fashion commerce, affordable organic clothing is a reality for middle-class families, too. Q: What is organic clothing? Isn’t organic in reference to stuff you eat? A: I

My cFIREsim Review: Is This the Right Retirement Calculator for You?

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Do you know how much you need to live on during retirement? If so, then how can you be sure you’re putting away enough each year to reach that goal? These are important questions to ask during your working years. Thankfully, free calculators like cFIREsim were created for that purpose. Since my early days as a night teller in our bank’s drive up, I’ve tinkered

How to Save $100 a Day

How to Save $100 a Day

So you’ve committed to saving money as aggressively as you can. Perhaps you have a short-term goal you’re chasing. Whatever the reason, if you’re going to figure out how to save $100 a day, you’re going to need a game plan. Is a goal like this even attainable? It’s a fair question. You can’t go pluck a ripe $100 bill from a money tree every morning while your

Pros and Cons of Container Gardening: Does It Actually Save Money?

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Gardening is growing in popularity. Not to mention growing your own veggies is nutritious for the whole family. But does it actually save you money? I recently started a container garden in my own backyard which launched me into a study of its drawbacks and benefits. So, let’s take a look at those pros and cons of container gardening today. What IS container gardening? When

6 Instant Ways to Read Free Digital Books

Read Free Digital Books

Is the Internet the death of the book? Reading has evolved more drastically in the past 20 years than any preceding century in mankind’s development. The myriad of ways we shop for, publish, and read books today are indicators of that change. However, if you thought the Internet was the Doomsday of literature, let me first wave a white flag and show you some great

Live Trading Performance

When a trader transitions from demo trading to live trading, it becomes very important to monitor the live trading performance.  Measuring live trading performance will show you if your trading plan is working and show you when you need to make changes. Checking the live performance is how you know if you should continue to use the plan you have in place or not. Backtesting

Rich Dad Poor Dad 4 Quadrants: Can Kiyosaki’s Wealth-Building Methods Make You Rich?

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If you’ve ever read “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” then you’ve learned some powerful wealth-building theories published by Robert T. Kiyosaki. What you may not know is that he published a second book that is changing the way we view wealth called “Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant.” If you haven’t had much experience with these theories, then this article is going to tell you how the Rich Dad

7 Ways to Make Your Car Insurance Cheaper

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The title, above, indicates that you are currently a car owner who has car insurance, but you need or wish to make it a more affordable item in your budget. You should know that insurance is one of the biggest expenses relating to car ownership, and finding any way to reduce this expense, without compromising your coverage, is a very frugal move. Because you already

The Cashflow Quadrant Explained: Is This the Key to Financial Freedom? [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Cashflow Quadrant could make you a millionaire. But how do you turn a formula on a page into dollars in the bank? We’ll explore that in today’s article. The information in Robert T. Kiyosaki’s book, “Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant” is a follow-up to his best-seller, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad.” Kiyosaki used this formula in his own life, enabling him to become so wealthy that