How to Use Craigslist like a Pro

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I’ve been using Craigslist for the past decade. I’ve probably made 50+ transactions and everything has gone off without a hitch. I’ve bought and sold goods ranging from a DVD player to a car. A lot of people are nervous about using the service. When I tell people I like Craigslist, they usually respond with silly statements about … Read more

List of Financial Documents to Keep (and for How Long)

List of Financial Documents to Keep (and for How Long)

The time after Christmas is a popular time to clean house. But unfortunately gift wrapping paper isn’t the only kind of paper you need to attend to. You should also consider throwing away certain financial papers. The year is nearly over. And although 2015 is nearly here, our society isn’t yet paperless. Chances are you still have a … Read more

7 Ways to Make College More Affordable

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College graduates leave school with, on average, $28,400 in student loan debt. That was the figure for the graduating class of 2013; the number will be higher for the class of 2014 and is creeping ever higher. This is why it’s so important to find ways to make college more affordable. Here are 7 ways … Read more

How to Use Bing Rewards

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For nearly a year I’ve been using Bing Rewards. It’s a system for getting rewards by using the Bing search engine by Microsoft. Since about 65% of internet searches are done through Google, Bing needs your help. They need use to change your habits. The Bing Rewards program aims to entice you to at least give … Read more

7 Practical Gifts a Minimalist Will Enjoy

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Do you have someone on your holiday shopping list who says they don’t want anything? Do they think the whole notion of giving gifts is silly? Maybe they’re a minimalist. When I say minimalist, I’m referring to a person who prefers to live life with few material possessions. They only want what they need. An electronic … Read more