Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes Little house in Guatemala, week 16-17 – Update about life in Guatemala and fixing up a future guest house.
eemusings @ NZ Muse writes Unexpected benefits of couchsurfing (or, how to fall in love with your own country again)
harry campbell @ Your PF Pro writes Why Should I Donate Blood? – “Give blood today and save some lives.” Doesn’t that sound great? I’m sure you’ve seen some form of that saying around town or in a bulletin floating around work. It seems like there’s always a shortage of blood and never enough donors. My donation days started way back in college with the Red Cross. Once a quarter, in exchange for giving blood, I would receive a coupon for a free Chipotle burrito. That’s all I needed to hear, giving blood became a no-brainer seeing as how I
Peter @ Bible Money Matters writes Rising Food Costs Have You Down? Here's How to Fight Back – If you’re looking to lower or just maintain your current grocery budget, there are steps that you can take that won’t reduce you to becoming a super couponer eating processed food for every meal. By making a few smart moves, you can continue to eat healthy, fresh food.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Save Money Exercising – Here are some no-gym fee ways to stay motivated and have fun exercising in the winter.
Nick @ A Young Pro writes Losing the Freshman 15 – As a student, you frequently hear the term “The Freshman 15”. This is the story of my “Freshman 15” and what I am doing to lose it.
Jules Wilson @ Fat Guy,Skinny Wallet writes I’ve Hit A Weight Loss Plateau, So I’m Going To…Increase My Calories??? – For the last few months I have been eating between 1,600 and 1,800 calories each day. I would have to say that over 99% of what I have eaten during this time would be considered to be extremely healthy by
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning writes Prepare to Pay to Stay Healthy in Retirement – The average American underestimates retirement healthcare costs by 48%. What can you do about this cognitive shortcoming?
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Lance @ Money Life and More writes I’m a Victim of Credit Card Fraud… What Do I Do? – Credit card fraud is one of those things you hear about but never expect to happen to you. I felt the same exact way and now realize that I was wrong and I never should have felt I was above credit card fraud to begin with.
David Leonhardt @ Self-Help Happiness Blog writes Stay grounded or reach for the stars? – It's a face-off between two opposing strategies. Which do you prefer, to reach for the stars or to keep your eyes on the path ahead of you?
Matt @ Living in Financial Excellence writes Taking Time Off to Recharge: No More Working on Vacation – It’s a good thing to proactively manage your time and stay on top of things. But it’s easy to take it so far that you’re constantly working when you’re supposed to be relaxing. This year while I’m away from home for our vacation, I’m actually taking time off to enjoy the vacation. This blog post is the only “real work” I’m doing this week. Is this a bad business practice?
Lazy Man @ Lazy Man and Money writes Gas Dryer Savings Are Worth a Big Risk – While we have gas heat and a gas stove, the laundry hook-up for some reason is electric. I thought there must be gas running to laundry as well, but there isn't. That was a major disappointment. Why? Gas is really cheap nowadays, and cheaper in general.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes How'd You Like a House in a Box? – There are many choices out there to make building your own home a little easier, from pre-fab models to House in a Box. House in a box reminds me a little bit of the old-fashioned Sears mail order homes. Though it’s not the same concept (Sears shipped the pre-cut wood to the owner/builder with plans), it’s very similar.
Gary @ Gajizmo.com writes Best Answers To Interview Questions – If you are a student graduating this summer, unemployed, or currently employed but looking to make a jump to another company or industry, preparing for an interview is a sure way of making sure you make it to the next round of the process. Here is a list of the most common interview questions you can expect as well as tips and suggestions on how to answer each.
Thomas @ Finance Inspired writes Are We Spending our Retirement in Poverty? – With many dreaming of the day they can retire, this week we have a look is the grass actually greener on the other side?
Simon @ Your Wealth Planners writes Big Money to be made in Student Accommodation – With student numbers constantly on the rise investors have started cashing in on this scale able opportunity.
Robert @ Kids Ain't Cheap writes Easy DIY Infant Toys – My daughter has many toys, from fancy jumpers to basic blocks. The toys she consistently plays with the most though? Ones that were made for her out of basic household items like pop bottles and baby wipe containers.
John S @ Frugal Rules writes Taking the Plunge: Why I Love Being Self-Employed – Running your own business has its shares of pros and cons and is not for the faint of heart. I love being self-employed because of the freedom it brings as well as being able to see direct results from my hard work.
Karen @ EasyRecipes101.com writes Fattoush Recipe – Fattoush is a delicious Mediterranean dish that incorporates a salad and cooked bread. It is absolutely lovely, easy, and extremely healthy.
Tamar @ DeviledEggs101.com writes Easter Deviled Eggs – Does your family love Deviled Eggs for Easter? Here is an awesome recipe for the whole family to enjoy, especially the kids.
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder writes Mr.CBB”s Cheesy Ricotta Ball Soup – Good Eats starts at home with this simple recipe that uses everyday ingredients and elegant enough for a dinner party.
Alexis @ FITnancials writes Don’t Live To Eat. Eat To Live – It’s the beginning of the New Year, and you tell yourself that this year will be a new you. You tell yourself that you will workout everyday, and eat healthy. No more soda, no more of the bad stuff.
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