College Is Expensive. Is It Worth It?

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I can tell you all about how expensive it is to go to college today, and I will because that’s the point of this blog post. But the bottom line is college is expensive, so when it comes down to it — is it worth it? How Expensive Is College, Really? Relatively speaking, I’m pretty well-educated. I went to college right after high school and got myself a Bachelors of Communication in Journalism,...
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How to Get Started With an Alternative Budget

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We talk a lot about budgeting, but the truth is traditional budgets don’t work for everyone. They can be challenging to keep up and maintain, feel stifling and frustrate you more than they make you feel financially secure. Yes, budgets are not for everyone. So let’s talk about an alternative budget. Laying the Foundation for an Alternative Budget Essentially, the alternative budget that I’m...
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6 Ways to Potentially Make $10,000

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Before you get really excited, these are not get-rich-quick schemes. If I’m being 100 percent honest with you, I have yet to find one that actually works. Most money is earned the good ol’ fashioned way using hard work (or even just work) and time. That said, I did take a look into a few ways that you could potentially make $10,000. Sell Your Old Stuff Selling stuff is not only a great way to...
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Problems With Moving to a Cashless Society

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Swipe it, tap it, Apple it — do we even know what cash looks like? I honestly can’t remember the last time I pulled out a good ol’ fashioned $20 bill to pay for something. Usually, I just tap my card and go along my merry way. But, what are the problems with moving to a cashless society? Overspending Overspending is probably the numero uno of the problems with moving to a cashless society. Look,...
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10 Cheap Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Under $100

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Valentine’s Day — sounds expensive. Seriously, this year American’s are expected to spend $30-billion this year for the occasion. If you’re sweating just thinking about the huge dent that it’s bound to make on your bank account, then I have a great solution for you: cheap Valentine’s Day date ideas. Best part? They’re all under $100 (as long as you spend reasonably). Bowling You remember...
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