How to Keep Your Car on the Road for Less

May 4, 2013

Keeping my car on the road for a small cost seemed impossible at one time, especially when I had to take into consideration the regular service check-ups, gas stops and cleaning expenses. Thankfully there are a few things I have learned over the years, all of which allow me to run my vehicle for a […]

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I Successfully Changed My Own Oil

February 15, 2013

I’ve officially joined the club . . . I’ve literally gotten my hands dirty . . . I’ve become more of a man. I have finally, after 33 years of life, changed my vehicle’s oil – myself. And in all honesty, I was surprised at the sense of accomplishment and excitement I felt afterwards. I’m […]

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Best at the Best Price: Tablet Edition

November 19, 2012

I’ve finally decided to add a Tablet to my “want” list. Here are the specs I’m interested in: a solid 10-inch tablet epic screen resolution one or two gigs of RAM (preferrably two) 1.4GHz (or higher) processor (dual or quad core) memory card slot for expandable storage price under $600 I figure this list will […]

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Tech Addiction Costs Big Bucks

November 7, 2012

I’m writing this post on my custom built desktop computer. Instead of buying some off-the-shelf, generic computer that everyone else has in their home, I designed, built, and assembled every feature of this glorious machine. I hand picked each component that makes this puppy run – a gaming case with 5 of the quietest fans […]

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Identify Your Motivation for Eliminating Debt

September 24, 2012

Like so many things in life, our motivation drives our sense of determination and fuels our perseverance. Or lack thereof. After all, would Rocky have defeated Ivan Drago if he wasn’t motivated by Apollo’s death in the ring? Would Shrek have rescued princess Fiona had it not been for the fairy tale characters taking over […]

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Do-It-Yourself iPhone Refurb

September 14, 2012

One thing that my wife and I have learned rather quickly while living in Eleuthera for the past two months is that things don’t stay new for long. And with the high cost of shipping, freight, duty, and import taxes, (making everything 2-5 times the cost back in the US) the joke of “we just […]

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Statement of Financial Condition

September 11, 2012

What a title! Words with such deep and profound possibilities. Every week I receive an automated email from Sharebuilder detailing my current account status. And, of course, the subject line of each email reads, “Statement of Financial Condition”. The thing is, I’m on Sharebuilder so much each week, I don’t need to rely on the […]

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