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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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10 Best Ways to Save Money for 2013

 Over the last three years my family has made huge strides in creating ways to save money in order to get out from the burden of debt. When Aaron and I started Three Thrifty Guys our family had about $25,000+ in non-mortgage debt. We’ve always focused on implementing thirfty ideas and ways to save, but …

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How to Get Started in Farming

Lots of big city folks are looking at alternative ways of living. One way is to completely sell the corporate 9 to 5 job with suburban home, and move the family to rural America (i.e. Iowa) to start your own farm! Sounds like a scene from a movie doesn’t it? A scene where the mom …

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What Tools Do I Need to Install Carpet?

Let me start first by saying that when it comes to large-scale, complicated home projects – I am the first to recommend we call up the professional. It’s typically the wife who thinks we can take it on. So, understand that installing carpet and getting the tools necessary to do it is not a natural …

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15 Things You Can Learn on YouTube

Today it seems that you can learn to do just about anything you can imagine through YouTube. No need to visit the library or “buy the book” – you can watch a 5-minute video and you’re good to go! I thought it would be fun to list 15 different things you can learn how to …

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