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Get the Most from Your Public Library

Stop wasting money and get the most from your public library. I am not sure what causes many of us to ignore our public libraries. Perhaps it is because marketers have done a wonderful job convincing us to pay for books, media, and downloads.  Public libraries offer the same opportunities for free but without the … Continue reading Get the Most from Your Public Library

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Spend less on TV: How to survive cutting the cord

Should You Cut the Cord to spend less on TV? It depends on what you value.  I think most people would like to spend less on TV, but many never take the time to calculate what they spend on subscription TV, streaming services, and premium add-ons.  Add up what you are spending and think about … Continue reading Spend less on TV: How to survive cutting the cord

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Before Starting a Side Hustle

I argue that before starting a side hustle, you should economize. Side hustles are great when they are started for the right reasons.  A side hustle can be a liberating and empowering venture, or an additional source of stress and misery in your life. "Before Starting a Side Hustle" summary The growth of Side hustles … Continue reading Before Starting a Side Hustle

Living well and spending less

So many of us find ourselves stressing about financial insecurity and wondering how we can simply get by in a world where the answer to every financial problem is "more."  The home renovations will cost more money.  I can improve my family life if I have more money.  My job would be tolerable if I made more money.  I will be respected if I can show that I have more money.