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Don’t Be Afraid Of What You Don’t Understand

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that everyone is good at something. Maybe it’s a skill picked up over time or with experience. Maybe we learned it in school. Maybe our parents taught us. Brain surgeons are good at neurology. Crackheads are good at finding ways to obtain crack. We all have our strengths and often don’t stray outside of the comfort zone. Today, I’ll tell you a story of how our comfort zone almost cost us thousands of dollars, all because we were afraid of what we didn’t understand. Fourplex Drama I won’t say ...

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Be Smart About Student Loan Consolidation

Student loans can be a necessary evil. In many cases, students have to take loans to establish careers, but loan repayment can be really hard on new graduates. It was a long time ago, but I still remember the anxiety that came with getting our first loan repayment bills. Added to that was the knowledge that our interest rates would be going up soon. We panicked and consolidated as soon as possible. Because we didn’t know any better, our consolidation was through private loan companies. In my case it didn’t matter because my job was not and will probably never ...

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Time Saving Gifts For Busy People

  What I would really like for Christmas this year is more time. I thought working part time would cure me of feeling rushed. I do get to do more of what I want, but I still feel like I can never get everything done. Since we all only have a finite amount of time, the best thing to do is make the most of what you have. While I’m not a fan of gifts for the most part, anything that saves time without costing an arm and leg is welcome in my house. Here are some time saving gifts ...

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Review: Jus by Julie 3 Day Cleanse

While it’s sometimes hard to get people to talk about finances or retirement plans, I’ve found it’s usually pretty easy to start a conversation about nutrition and health. Since watching Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, one thing I’ve added into my quest to stay healthy is juicing. Everyone seems to have tons of questions about that! I actually searched high and low for information about juicing before I decided to do it, and not from people like Gwyneth Paltrow and Lauren Conrad. No offense to those ladies, but I wanted real people opinions about products, how juicing felt, and how ...

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3 Financial Things To Do Before The End Of The Year

It’s hard to believe we only have a few short weeks until the end of the year. It’s down to the wire on getting our financial houses in place before New Year’s Day. Hopefully everyone can take a few minutes away from eggnog and holiday festivities to make sure we’ve made the best choices with our money. Here are three things I believe are worth doing before the end of the year. Flex Plan or a Health Savings Account for Health Care Spending Flexible spending plans are a great way pay for health care expenses pre-tax for a great discount. ...

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