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How to Get 15% Off on Wedding, Baby and College Registry Items at Target

I first learned about this helpful savings tip from a co-worker who had set-up a baby registry at Target. After her baby was born, she told me that she was going to purchase some of the … Read more


How to Make Money Listing Your Home on Airbnb

At the end of August, my neighbor and I were talking about him being gone for three months on a military deployment. He’d mentioned that one of his co-workers had rented out his apartment while … Read more


How to Travel to Canada From the US by Land on a Budget

This past September, my wife got notice she was selected to be an extra on one of her favorite television programs that is filmed in Alberta, Canada. Since we hadn’t been on an extended vacation … Read more

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Passive Income Streams: Sept 2016 Report

Changes! Changes! Changes! (Insert the 2pac – changes theme song) That is what life has had in store for me and my family as we finished out the month of September. This past month I … Read more

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How We Make Extra Income From Renting Out Rooms in Our Home – An Airbnb Host Review

The following is a guest post written by my friend Rod who began renting out a room in his home to travelers through the website, Airbnb this summer. Here’s his review of using the service … Read more


The Case for Automating Your Finances

This year I had the opportunity to attend VMWorld, which for all you non-techy people is a giant geek conference where 23,000 people get together to learn anything and everything about VMware virtualization. It is … Read more

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