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How to Sell a Home By Yourself (Well, Almost)

A few weeks ago, my wife and I put our final signatures on a stack of papers which gave up our rights to the rental property we had for over nine years. It had been a difficult decision to come to this point – but the timing seemed right and were happy to see it go to …

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How to Lower Your DIRECTV Bill

This past year marked our nine year anniversary of using DIRECTV for our TV service. This relationship has lasted a lot longer than I ever thought it would. However, that doesn’t go without saying that the relationship hasn’t had its bumps and bruises. Like any human relationship, it’s about give and take, and our experience …

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How to Stay Focused On Your Yearly Goals

Ever since I graduated college in 1999, I have set out all my goals from 22 to 85 years old. I met with a financial adviser right out of school, and he said one of the biggest things you can you do to secure your financial future is set goals. Goals from now until when you think you’ll …

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How to Make Your Own Font (From Your Handwriting)

As a designer, I’m always on the look out for different ways to create new things. And something I had always wanted to do was make my own font. A few years ago, I did just that through a nifty little online app called YourFonts. You don’t need any fancy computer programs. If you have a pen …

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How to Start a Coin Collection

About seven years ago I started collecting rare coins after reading Robert Kiyosaki’s recommendation to buy silver. Without knowing where to start at, I decided to buy coins that I saw my dad collect while he was growing up. During my youth, my dad always had this old black vinyl box with red satin lining that …

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7 Best Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill for 2013

As the heat of summer is slowly rolling in, and the drought of last year is still in our near term memory, I am reminded each month how much I spent on my water bills last year. Since moving into my house, last year I used more water per month than I ever had in …

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How to Start a Community Garden

So with spring time upon us, it’s got me anxious to start our garden, and this year will be a little different. This year we are starting a community garden. In remembrance of my Grandpa, I decided this year to venture out and ask people about starting a community garden. So far this year we’ve got about …

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