How Becoming a Minimalist will Help you Save Money

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Minimalism is a not a new concept despite the hype the trend has received within the past few years. Minimalism actually originated in the 1950s as an artistic trend and a musical avant-garde movement. Nowadays, it’s’ best-known for being a concept that allows you to live with less physical belongings and sometimes, even less space. It’s intended to help you feel free and less overwhelmed....

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Simple Ways to be Happy Regardless of your Income

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Now that the big holiday season has came and went, it’s the perfect time to work on becoming content with what you have and your current situation regardless of how much money you have or make. Even though people say ‘money doesn’t buy happiness’, do you really believe it? Can you be happy and content with thousands of dollars of debt hanging over your head or past due bills? Yes, money can...

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Less Is More: Benefits of Minimalism

More and more people are abandoning their 60 hour per week jobs, McMansions, and pricey leased cars for a simpler, less expensive way of life. Minimalists, like the name implies, are people who focus less on acquiring possessions and more on intangible things that matter most to them. This includes family, friends, hobbies, learning, traveling, and just about anything else you can think of. Not...

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Easy Ways to Save on Back to School Supplies

Summer is winding down, and for many people, that means back to school time – and shopping for school supplies. If you have school-aged children, you probably know this means buying more than a few notebooks and number 2 pencils. In fact, the average household will spend an estimated $100 per child for back to school supplies. Before you start to panic, here are some easy ways to save loads...

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