$2,245 For A Peloton Bike? Here Are Affordable Ways To Stay In Shape

  (Image by Steve Jurvetson via CC BY 2.0 ) I don’t think outrage culture is a new concept at all. It has only become more instantaneously recognizable in the age of the internet. I think outrage culture is just weaponized procrastination by any other name. Or, a celebration of procrastination culture. It’s one thing to offer constructive criticism, and culturally time-sensitive smart-aleck...

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You Must Take Cyber Monday Sales as Seriously as Black Friday

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  I used to be the kind of person who would just go to retail stores and buy anything without comparison shopping. Comparison shopping and hunting for bargains among enthusiastic throngs of spree shoppers wasn’t my thing. But in the digital age and the advent of online shopping, you have so many options to save money relative to the 20th century. It’s why you should know the differences between...

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Before You Finalize That Mortgage, Here Are Ultra-Cheap Ways to Get a Home

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I am divorced. It is not a subject I enjoy talking about. We struggled financially when I was married. One unrequited dream of mine was to surprise my ex with a new house. Especially during the holidays. But real life always gets in the way. It’s no joke trying to finalize a mortgage. I never thought realistically about financing. Or, FHA loans that may have applied to my circumstances. I wished...

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Posted in: Home, Money, Real Estate, Saving Money, saving money

Moving Soon? These Cities Have the Most Job Openings

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“The only risk in moving towards a new horizon in search of more is losing what little you take for granted now.” That is a quote a friend of mine said to me when I was in college, dreaming about moving to San Francisco. I think she got it from a song. Anyway, I was amazingly unaware of the cost of living there. I never even thought about researching available job openings beforehand. Over 35...

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