Recipe Idea: Chili Mac

Chili Mac, slow cooker, chili, mac, pasta, chili beans
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you and if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every month, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. Chili?  Yes.  Pasta?  Yes.  Together?  Hell yes.  Chili Mac was one of my first slow cooker successes.  Most of the ingredients that you need are...

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Posted in: Recipes

The art of gift giving

night before Christmas, Christmas, Holidays, gift giving, presents, Season of giving, gift giving
This post was originally posted on our wordpress site. Enjoy! I’m a strong believer in doing things purposefully. Gift-giving is one of those things! For me, gifts are always freely given. That means, if someone gives me a gift, it comes with no strings attached, no expectations, and no presumptions. Likewise, if I give a gift, I expect nothing in return. Most importantly, I give the gift because...

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Posted in: Philosophy

Giving up the 2nd job

Giving up, giving up your job, part time job, side hustle, extra income
Some people debate whether or not they should get a 2nd job to supplement their income.  (The answer is generally yes!)  Now that I’ve finished my second degree program and have a good job, I find myself wondering if I should give up my second job. It’s a casual position at an institution where I used to work as a research assistant.  The job involves taking care of laboratory animals...

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Posted in: Money, Philosophy

Updates: June 10-16

In lieu of a not so witty rambling update, I’m going to jump straight to the links this week. The Dividend Ninja tells us How to DRIP Husky Energy. As an owner of HSE, I actually wasn’t aware that they don’t allow DRIP directly through a broker. I haven’t noticed the notices that he speaks of, however I also don’t own enough shares to DRIP yet. In University, I took...

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