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Saving for Tomorrow versus Living for Today
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One of the hardest experiences of moving toward middle age is that I have to watch my parents enter old age. Those two people have been the absolute rocks in my life for as long as I can remember. I remember them clearly at the most active and vibrant times in their lives, when they […]

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The Wisdom of Frugality: The Environmentalist Case for Simple Living
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This is the seventh entry in an eight-part weekly series that provides a detailed look at the book The Wisdom of Frugality by Emrys Westacott. If you’re new to the series, feel free to hop back to the first entry. This chapter of The Wisdom of Frugality takes direct aim at one of the biggest […]

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Back to the Nest? Tips for Living in a Multi-Generational Household
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One in every five Americans now lives in a “multiple generation” household, according to a Pew Research Center analysis. Using data from the U.S. Census, the center determined that multi-generational family living is rising in most age groups and almost every racial group. A bit of backstory: This is almost as high as 1950, when […]

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From Riches to Rags: How Did a Wealthy Suburban Stay-at-Home Mom Become a Mooch Living Off Her Pa…
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TUESDAY, JULY 24: Carrie says when she first met her husband, Steve, she saw him as her “knight in shining armor” and was swept away by their lifestyle of lavish vacations, fancy shopping sprees and fine dining, all funded by his six-figure paycheck. But that all…. http://drphil.com Subscribe to Dr. Phil: http://bitly.com/SubscribeDrPhil LIKE us on […]

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The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Simple Living Is Thought to Make Us Happier
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This is the third entry in an eight-part weekly series that provides a detailed look at the book The Wisdom of Frugality by Emrys Westacott. If you’re new to the series, feel free to hop back to the first entry. For most people in the Western world today, seeking out some degree of happiness in […]

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The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Simple Living Is Supposed to Improve Us
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This is the second entry in an eight-part weekly series that provides a detailed look at the book The Wisdom of Frugality by Emrys Westacott. If you’re new to the series, feel free to hop back to the first entry. There is an underlying thread, both in philosophical writing and throughout history, that living a […]

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Take That, 9-to-5: Two Brooklynites on How They Make a Living as Professional Dog Walkers
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On a recent walk to my local park, I counted six people who were clearly professional dog walkers. You can tell who the pros are because they walk three to five dogs at once while wearing several fanny packs, a shoulder bag, and headphones. It got me thinking: Dog walking appears to be a job […]

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Living Behind the Cutting Edge
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I’m currently using a four year old smartphone. When I bought it, it was already almost two years old and was considered a discount phone. I can still update the OS on it, though, and it still does everything I want it to do. I can send and receive texts. I can send and receive […]

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Living Well Planner Review
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I’ve always been a planner type of girl. There’s nothing I’ve found more satisfying than writing out a to-do list and scheduling dates with an actual pen and paper. I’ve tried apps. I’ve tried Google Calendar. But….to no avail. I need to physically write out what I plan to do or it doesn’t stick. Over […]

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8 Money Saving Tips When Living on One Income: Stay at Home Moms
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Here 8 important tips that help us live on one income so that I can stay home to raise our children. These money saving tips will not only help us Stay at Home Moms but also help other save money and cut down monthly spending. 0:50 1. Sacrifice 2:59 2. Groceries 5:19 3. Skip Cooking […]

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How to Cut Costs with Tiny Living
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Tiny homes aren’t just a fad anymore — what started as a way to lower mortgage payments and utility costs following the Great Recession has developed into a worldwide movement. And Google searches for “Tiny House for Sale” have grown a whopping 900%. If you’re looking to purchase or build a tiny house of your […]

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