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Amazing Thrift Store Finds

Recently I read about this man who walked in to a neighborhood Goodwill thrift store looking for a golf cart. While there, he took a look at the watches in the display case and discovered one that looked a bit out of place. He had recognized its unique quality and upon further inspection discovered that …

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How Much We Earned in Credit Card Rewards Last Year

In 2013, I decided to share with our readers what we earned from using our credit cards sparingly over the course of the year. The total came to about $150. Since that time, we decided to take advantage of these cash rewards a little more because they were fairly lucrative (as far as credit card rewards …

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Charlie’s Gift Card Challenge – Results (January 2015)

On January 1st, my family and I started our first ever gift card challenge. After Christmas we had accumulated $520 of gift cards and cash from the holiday season. When we added them all together it was hard to believe we had gotten so much converted cash. Before the end of the year I approached …

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Purchases We Make Our Great Grandparents Would Shake Their Heads At

Recently, my friend Dave and I were visiting a burrito establishment for their BOGO offer and discussing life and money-matters. The subject soon turned to “things we purchase today that our grandparents would shake their heads at”. Knowing the generation that came before us has endured quite a bit by way of the Great Depression …

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How to Link Your Ooma Phone to Your Nest

Just recently, Ooma announced that it had joined partners with Nest to connect your Ooma telephone service to your Nest devices. Now with your Nest, you can either utilize the “Follow Me” or “Check-in Monitoring” or “911 Alerting” service. However, in order to utilize your Ooma & Nest, here is what you need to get …

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January 2015 – Charlie’s Gift Card Challenge

2014 is now in the rear view mirror, and 2015 is well on it’s way. With that said, Christmas just came and went like a thief in the night, and most peoples’ finances are reeling from the drain it had on their checking account. My family is no different. This year we started our Christmas …

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Tips for Investing in Silver

This blog post was written as part of my collaboration with eBay. All opinions expressed are our own. If you haven’t been living in a cave the last few years, then you may have noticed all the advertisements about investing in silver. Companies that are willing to buy or sell silver, because the demand has …

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