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How Charity is Making Fashion more Inclusive

How Charity is Making Fashion more Inclusive

When we think of fashion we think about expensive clothes. Charity Fashion or Fashion outreach is something that most high end companies do but that there’s very little press on. Big name brands who work at consumer level often publicize their charitable endeavors but that is often just to improve their public image rather than […]

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What is a Life Coach?

What is a Life Coach?

What does a Life Coach Do? It seems that everywhere “coach” jobs are popping up. There’s a coach for your dog, your kids, your business, your motivation, your shopping habits. Life happens to all of us so do we really need someone to tell us how to do better at it? A life coach sounds […]

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How to be a Modern day Treasure Hunter

How to be a Modern day Treasure Hunter

There’s something nostalgic and even romantic about finding treasure. Modern day treasure costs a fortune to find, just ask any salvage company. If you’re looking to hunt for treasure yourself there are lots of ways to do it. A lot of “treasure” is what you value rather than having monetary value. For example, you might […]

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How to Start Extreme Couponing

How to Start Extreme Couponing

Everyone gets coupons in the mail but very few of us actually use them. We throw them away and are literally throwing money away every time we do that. Most people have seen the extreme couponers, even bought the spoils ourselves off yard sale pages after someone else has done the job, but why not […]

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America’s Next Top Model Cycle 24 – Finally it’s Equal!

America’s Next Top Model Cycle 24 – Finally it’s Equal!

Any fan of fashion has watched ANTM. After Ty Ty bowed out we all thought the show was done. In fact, it was done which is why now that the queen of slay is back so is the show’s popularity. Rather than having the same format that America’s Next Top Model has had for the […]

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What does Frugal mean?

What does Frugal mean?

After the holiday season a lot of people are going into debt. Christmas time has become a commercial enterprise where we spend mountains of money to prove we love someone. While the “true” meaning isn’t lost, the time to curb back is coming swiftly when those credit card statements come in. Frugality means scaling back. […]

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How To Start Your Own Online Business

How To Start Your Own Online Business

Lots of people work online these days. Freelancing and setting your own hours so you have a flexible schedule has a lot of appeal. It can even be a second job. An online business means not having to pay rent or a storefront fee because you’re often working from home or anywhere your computer is. […]

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Why You Should Buy in Bulk

Why You Should Buy in Bulk

Everyone loves bulk stores. The idea that you can get wholesale prices has a lot of appeal, but you’ll also end up with masses of stuff and if you’re not careful you may end up wasting your money on items you can’t use up before they expire. Buying in bulk is definitely a frugal choice. […]

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How to Score FREE Products

How to Score FREE Products

Recently Amazon updated their reviewer policy, and thousands of people lost their ability to review. Paid reviews are a blessing and a curse. For the reviewers they’re not only getting paid but they’re getting free stuff, and let’s face it, we all like free. The first thing that people often want to know is how […]

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5 Accessories to Keep you Warm this Winter

5 Accessories to Keep you Warm this Winter

Winter fashion is about layers. It’s the fact that it’s so darn cold you often can’t see half your outfit because it’s buried under everything else because you’re freezing. It’s tough being stylish in winter, especially when the colors tend to be drab and match the season. This year is no exception. The midwinter color […]

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Understanding the Basics of Bitcoin

Understanding the Basics of Bitcoin

Is Bitcoin worth investing in? Is Bitcoin the new Gold? Cryptocurrency has been in the news a lot recently, especially Bitcoin. Just recently a new currency Dogocoin was created “as a joke” and within a week became worth $1bn. Many people are skeptical of a currency that isn’t “legitimate” by banking standards, after all, there […]

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Get Your Side Hustle On – Side hustles that actually pay!

Get Your Side Hustle On – Side hustles that actually pay!

Everyone is trying to make extra money. It seems no matter how good your job the pay never goes far enough, especially if you’re younger. For most of us, a side hustle or second job seems like a headache or even less time to do the things we want. A good side hustle is one […]

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How to Save Money Short Term

How to Save Money Short Term

We’re all guilty of spending money we don’t really have. Or at the very least money we shouldn’t really spend.  Start by re-examining your budget. Most of us live up to our means.Which means we think of our income as the amount we earn which is why it’s so hard to spend money. If you were […]

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Mens Fashion: Work and Personal (from office to concert without changing!)

Mens Fashion: Work and Personal (from office to concert without changing!)

Guys can wear anything, right? Well, not quite. Most people have a specific office attire that they have to wear, but business casual is the perfect “everything” dress.  If you’re going out after work and don’t have time to change simply being dressed for both occasions is perfect. But with two such different venues how […]

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What is the FIRE movement?

What is the FIRE movement?

FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early is a popular idea. The social norm of retiring in your 50s or 60s means many people have 20-30 years or work to look forwards to. But what if you wanted to retire at 26? The idea of FIRE is to do just that. Social security allows you to […]

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Tips to Survive Flea Market Shopping

Tips to Survive Flea Market Shopping

Flea markets are a great way to find vintage, cheap, and crazy items. If you’ve got a taste for the unusual or a pocket that needs some stretching – shopping at a flea market can be better than a thrift store because you’re more likely to be buying from owners (who are going to try […]

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