How To Get Free Avocados For Life

Right now avocado prices are hitting record highs due to bad weather in California and Mexico and exploding demand in Asia (specifically China). I don’t know about you, but I love avocados and generally eat 2-3 a week. With avocados in my area now going for ~$3 each, I decided…

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How To Save Money Urban Farming

There are many benefits to urban farming including relaxation/stress relief, the production of organic healthy food, and the convenience of growing food that you like to eat. One of the other benefits of urban farming is the ability to grow produce in a very economical way including the ability to…

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5 Best Personal Finance Books of All Time

A lot of good personal finance advice is timeless in nature and the 5 books listed below are filled with great advice that will always ring true. If you have yet to read these 5 best personal finance books of all time, I highly recommend that you do. Rich Dad…

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2017 Financial Resolutions Update

One of my top financial resolutions every year is to reduce (or better yet eliminate) an expense. Reducing expenses is a great way to increase savings and/or accelerate the pay down of debt and everyone is capable of doing it. Making small changes like bringing lunch to work, brewing your…

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Cutting The Cord on Cable

I have a love/hate relationship with Comcast XFINITY. I love their X1 technology platform, broad offering of high definition channels, Stream TV app, and Wi-Fi hotspots. Though I hate being forced to pay for channels that I never watch, having to rent cable boxes, getting my internet speed throttled, and…

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The Race to Zero in Trading Fees

Just in this past week Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and E*Trade have all slashed their online stock trading fees in what appeared to be a well-coordinated effort. Fidelity reduced its fees from $7.95 to $4.95, TD Ameritrade reduced its fees from $9.99 to $6.95, Schwab reduced its fees from $6.95…

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