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The Buzz About Bitcoins

By on June 3rd, 2013 • bitcoin, currency, Internet, Investing, Life

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Self-employed And Self-sufficient: Managing Freelancing Finances

It's true. The job market's dreary these days--at least it seems more young people are ditching the search for biweekly paychecks and making their money project-by-project. Because freelance income can be erratic in frequency, and Tax Day can become a migraine rather than just a headache for self-employed workers, here are some pointers to help the self-employed track their finances.

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Paying Less On Necessities

By on May 22nd, 2013 • Coupons, groceries, Shopping, Life, Savings

Since the Great Recession, many families have found themselves out of work, with fewer hours, or with less income. Families have been cutting back on unnecessary items to help save money.

Although unnecessary items can be cut from the list, there are still necessary grocery items to buy, which are usually the most expensive. So, people have been finding ways to save money on these items.

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Tips On Never Paying The Sticker Price At A Pawnshop

By on May 20th, 2013 • deals, pawn shops, Shopping, Life

Pawnshops are an important part of American culture. Pawnshops provide consumers with the opportunity to buy, sell, and take out loans on virtually all types of consumer goods. Learning how to get a deal at your local pawnshop the next time you shop there is essential to never paying the sticker price on an item.

How Pawnshops Acquire Their Goods

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More Insiders' Secrets To Saving Money In A Department Store

By on May 15th, 2013 • Clothes, department stores, Savings, Life

Following my last post on saving in department stores, I thought I'd let you in on three more insider secrets you should know.

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The First-Timer's Guide to Apartment Design

By on May 13th, 2013 • apartment life, Moving out, Roommates, Life

So you've rented your first apartment as a full-grown adult person. It's affordable, it's somewhat small, and it's yours--well, yours, and your three roommates'.

To give the new abode a personal touch and dash of decorating magic, look for key furniture pieces and splashes of graphics and color that fit your new-grad budget. Follow this step-by-step guide to assemble a home that's livable and is suitable for your cost of living.

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Find Gently Used Tools At Half The Price Of Big Box Stores

By on May 8th, 2013 • pawn shops, Shopping, tools, Life, Savings

Saving money is a priority for virtually everyone these days. When you are looking to pick up a tool, the first place you might think of is a box retailer. While there is nothing wrong with buying a brand-new tool from a national retail-chain, shopping at a pawn shop or two can provide you with gently used tools that work just as well for much less money.

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Summer 2013 Crossword Puzzle Answers

By brass Staff on May 8th, 2013 • Life

 Spoilers ahead!

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