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6 Things That Are Cheaper on Amazon Prime than at Wal Mart

I’ve shared many times before how living in a small town limits your shopping options, at least in brick and mortar stores. The only place in town to buy many household goods and non-grocery items is Wal Mart. I’ve had way too many bad shopping experiences there and found myself getting mad before I even walked in the door, so as a resolution to myself and my well being, I decided to boycott purchases at Wal Mart in 2014. Since we really don’t have other options without driving at least 50 miles, I turned to Amazon for help. Here are ...

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Are You Making What You’re Worth?

We all know that a huge step in paying off debt or building wealth is to make more money. Sometimes different jobs or opportunities come along that provide a way to earn some extra cash. However, it’s important that you don’t make the mistake of swapping your time or energy for less than you deserve. Ask yourself if you are making what you’re worth before taking on extra jobs. Extra Income Opportunity I will be attending an optometry meeting soon in a city a few hours away. It just so happened that another doctor in the area was looking for some ...

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Paying Taxes With a Credit Card for Travel Rewards and a Giveaway!

Welcome Million Mile Secrets readers and thanks so much to Daraius for asking me to participate in his Friday travel series today. Head over and check out the interview. For the past couple of years, taxes have been our biggest annual expense, more than what we pay for our mortgage, utilities, and groceries combined. We have our own personal income tax, which includes self employment income, plus three separate property tax bills. Since paying off all  consumer debt in 2012, we try to use our reward credit cards for every expense to earn points and miles. Since we pay off ...

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Upskilling Tips To Progress Your Career

Alison, 31, a Sydney-based print journalist, studied an evening course in broadcast voice training in the hopes of landing a radio reporting job. Hugh, 47, an anesthetist working in public hospitals in regional NSW, is studying effective corporate communications online to help secure an internal management position. Hannah, 26, lives in the Hunter Valley in rural NSW, and has returned to online study of a masters in primary school teaching; her degree in business hospitality provided limited opportunities for 9-to-5 employment. These three people are upskilling. They are developing their careers through training, with an eye to landing a specific ...

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Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival-My Financial Aha Moment

I’m very happy to be participating with an excellent lineup of bloggers for this year’s Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival by sharing my Financial Aha Moment. You can head over to The Heavy Purse to see all the posts today. I bet you’ll learn lots! The American Dream If you have been reading for a while, you know that my family used to have some serious debt. At the beginning of 2011, we owed over $30,000 to credit card companies and had over $70,000 in student loans. We also were a family who traded our cars for new ones every three ...

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