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Book Review of Side Hustle: Does Money Really Grow on Trees?

Chris Guillebeau’s latest book, Side Hustle, promises to provide readers with a “detailed roadmap” on “how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month.” Does the book deliver?

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Don’t Let the Food Police Deter you from Creating a Sustainable Plan

Every diet has “food police” who insist that all rules must be followed at all times. Who are the food police? Sometimes they are the creators/authors of the diet plan themselves.

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CANCELLED! Five Things to Consider when Buying Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurance is one of life’s necessities. But heaven help you if you actually file a claim! Higher premiums are the least of your worries.

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Budget Tricks: Lessons Learned from the Money Diet

Do you need a kick in the pants to get your finances in order? There’s an easy solution – the Money Diet.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Paleo/Primal/Keto/Whole30 Smorgasbord

Today we live in a world of thousands of eating lifestyle options, and you know what, it’s downright confusing!  What’s the difference between Whole30 and Paleo? What does your friend mean when he says he has a Caveman diet?

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Monthly Journey: Philadelphia, Car Ding, and Colonoscopy

August started out with a bang and rolled out with a whimper. My finances took some unexpected hits, but that was counterbalanced by sliding into a smaller pair of jeans.

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Pursuing your Passion: Is it Worth the Risks and Sacrifices?

The last few days have got me thinking about passion. And how the pursuit of passion can have costs, but also produce more rewards than one ever dreamed possible.

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How I Paid off my $64,000 Mortgage in 15 Months

In the summer of 2012, I decided to divert all my financial energy toward one goal: paying off my mortgage. With some careful planning and discipline, I was able to pay off the $64,000 balance in just 15 months.

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What’s on the Shelf? Little Hug Fruit Drinks, Cotton Candy Twinkies and S’mores Pop-Tarts

It’s August and that means it’s back to school time. Parents begin thinking about quick breakfasts and snacks and lunches to add to lunchboxes. So how are the grocery stores helping moms and dads prepare for the coming school year?

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