Can Selling Scrap Metal Supplement Your Income?

Can Selling Scrap Metal Supplement Your Income?
My husband and I both come from rural backgrounds and generations of “collectors.” Now that they are gone, we have inherited all their treasures and abandoned projects. While dad kept parts for vehicles, project bikes, and lawn care equipment, my husband has nearly four generations of leftover farm equipment that needs to be hauled away. After seeing how much other people make from selling...

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How These Giving Pledgers Are Donating Their Wealth

The Giving Pledge is a campaign in which philanthropists promise to donate most of their wealth to charitable causes, whether it’s during their lifetimes or upon death. Warren Buffett, Melinda French Gates, and Bill Gates established it in 2010 to address some of the world’s most pressing problems. The Giving Pledge specifically targets billionaires and those who would be billionaires were...

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How to Save Money at Costco

12 Way to Save Money at Costco
The arrival of summer has brought several price increases with it. And as people start to feel the squeeze, they are looking for more ways to cut their budget. However, eliminating unnecessary expenses may not be enough. Savvy budgeters know that joining discount buying clubs can help you stretch your dollar further. But if you are already a member, here are 12 more unexpected ways to save even more...

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What Does It Take to Reclaim an Acreage?

What Does it Take to Reclaim an Acreage?
My dad was a dreamer. And about 30 years ago, he made his biggest one come true. All he had ever wanted was to move to the country. So, after saving for several years, he and my mom finally found the perfect property. Over the next five years, he built our family home where they raised kids and then grandchildren. However, my dad was diagnosed with a terminal illness that brought his dream to a halt....

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