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Why I Have Never Bought My Nieces a Christmas Present

Some people think I’m the worst uncle in the world (fortunately, there are others that disagree). My nieces are six and eight this year and I have never purchased a Christmas present for them. A lot of people think I’m … Continue reading

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Why I Force My Kids to Contribute to Birthday Party Gifts

Although my wife and I may not be the most social of couples, our kids more than make up for our willingness to miss parties. My kids have always been popular with their peers and, when they were younger, routinely … Continue reading

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28 Gift Ideas That Save Money For The Recipient

With the holidays approaching, it’s time to think about Christmas shopping. We always talk about ways to save money on gifts, from hitting the sales to drawing names out of a hat. That’s all well and good, but these strategies … Continue reading

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