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How to Buy a Used Car Like a Boss

Please enjoy this post from Jacob at Recently I dropped some coin on a sweet ride for my wife because her car was starting to feel a little cramped. Baby in the back, dog on the seat and some amazing frugal finds filling in the rest of the space means that if another little one were to come along, we’d have to tie the dog to the roof. So we started going about looking at a replacement vehicle to help accommodate the need for some more space. At first, we were sold on the practicality of a van,...

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Generosity: Are You the Grateful Dead or Metallica?

The following is a guest post from Jim Driscoll who is the founder and author of  Jim has always had a passion for investing, saving, and all things finance related, so in 2012 he took to the world of blogging as a way to express his views and encourage others to take a broader look at the investing world. Standing out in the blogosphere is like a worm trying to stand out in worm farm.  With a typhoon of information being offered in a tsunami of information outlets, how does a small blogger have the ability to attract more eyeballs to...

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How to Maximize Your Free Time

The closing on my home got pushed back one day due to the huge snowstorm that hit the Midwest this weekend, so please enjoy this guest post from Connie Mei. Connie is a 20-something trying to live big on a budget…in New York City. Follow her on her road to financial independence over at Savvy With Saving. Time is money.  And unfortunately, a lot of us waste it. Many people spend their free time lounging around, watching TV, and catching up on sleep. Not to say that you should stop doing those things entirely.  However, it’s worth noting what really productive...

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How To Negotiate $5,000 to $50,000 Off Your Next Home

Please enjoy this guest post from Jonathan Cowan. Jonathan is a sushi-loving freelance writer who specializes in personal finance, investment and trading. Buying your next home will be emotional. You can count on it. And for the majority of you that means you’ll end up paying more than you should.  It’s all too easy for real estate brokers to exploit this weakness we all have. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Armed with a few simple tactics, you can play the game as well as any broker, secure your dream home and get a fantastic deal in...

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Finding the Little Things that are Worth Spending Money On

Please enjoy this guest post from Natalie over at Everything Finance.  Everything Finance is a site about just that, everything related to finance.  You can get information about investing, saving money, insurance, shopping, blogging, and making money online.   Life is one of those things that seems to slip from us faster and faster with each year that passes. At least, that is what it feels like for me. Sometimes it seems overwhelming with what needs to be done and a lot of people look for ways to lighten their load around their homes and their lives. I know this is true...

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