How To Make Money Flipping Items

How To Make Money Flipping Items
Want to learn how to make money flipping items? In a lot of cases, the hardest thing to do is to get started, but once you get past the initial hurdle of self-doubt, there’s actually a fairly simple path toward earning money off items you buy and flip. Are you interested in flipping vintage dresses or vintage shoes? Are you a flea market picker? Or perhaps you love antiques or even vintage vinyl...
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Small Things That Add to Your Electric Bill

small things that add to electric bill
There are lots of small things that add to your electric bill. Little things in a typical American home that may cause a larger burden on your power supply–especially if there are more than one of them present at a time. Some frugal bloggers talk about “vampire” power drains from always-plugged in televisions, computers, and other hardware, but this only represents a very small percentage...
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Dangers of Being Too Frugal

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Are there dangers of being too frugal? Some believe in an old wheeze that goes something like this; “if you spend all day making everything from scratch, you’ll never have time to explore the world and share your skills”. But learning how to DO things–especially from scratch–is a skill worth cultivating no matter what it is you are trying to make. Learning self-sufficiency...
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Why is spend-down philanthropy increasingly popular?

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Why is spend-down philanthropy increasingly popular? Before we answer the question, let’s define our terms. There are two basic types of charitable organizations and philanthropic concerns. One type is an open-ended, perpetually funded (or perpetually in need of funding) organization. The other is a type of foundation or organization that has funding but must spend it and accomplish their work within...
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How Does Inflation Affect Purchasing Power?

How Does Inflation Affect Purchasing Power?
How does inflation affect purchasing power? To begin to understand how it works, it helps to know what purchasing power is and how it’s defined. Investopedia defines purchasing power as “the value of a currency expressed in terms of the amount of goods or services that one unit of money can buy.” So when we discuss purchasing power, we aren’t in this context talking about how much money you...
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