Stay Cool: How to Save on Summer Cooling Costs

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It’s almost August, and with that comes sweltering temperatures–and sticker shock when you open up your electricity bill. I live in Texas, and it gets hot here–as in, regularly over 100 degrees. During my first summer in the Lone Star state, I remember getting my electricity bill and immediately calling the electric company to inform them they’d made some sort of mistake. They...

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5 Creative Ways to Make Extra Money

5 Creative Ways to Make Extra Money
We’ve all been there – utility bills start to pile up, loans are due and collectors start bugging you about payments. If your salary is starting to play catch up, there are other ways you can augment your income without having to take a 2nd job, sell your car or remortgage your home. So, before heading off to see a private lender in Montreal, here are 5 ways to use your creative genius for...

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15 Signs It’s Time to Take a Break From Social Media

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We’re all in denial. We spend much more time on social media than we think or admit. I decided to do something about my own addiction last week after I caught myself subconsciously typing Facebook into the browser. Again. While working on an important project. A project I could probably have completed weeks ago if I hadn’t been so busy checking my Twitter follower count, liking photos on Facebook,...

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How Did You Choose the Location You Call Home?

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Have you found a place to lay your roots? The place where you plan to call home for the next few decades? If you’ve answered yes, I’m envious. My husband and I are having troubling deciding where we should plant ourselves for the long haul. We’ve enjoyed our time in D.C. and even thought about staying here for a significant period of time. After all, it’s a thriving city with...

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