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Bitcoin is the Wild West of Currency Says Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Virtual currencies are the latest currency incarnation gaining in popularity since their introduction in 2009, with many considering them a smart and advanced method of making transactions. The best known of these is Bitcoin, although there are now literally dozens … Continue reading

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How to Offset the Cost of Luxury

Al Gore offsets his carbon footprint. Volunteering for your community is offset for minor crimes. If you can offset those, you can definitely offset luxurious spending. The opportunity or the cost of that opportunity is a perceived value. Sometimes you … Continue reading

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Higher Prices Don’t Always Mean More Enjoyment

Trent Hamm at the Simple Dollar wrote a post in January about enjoying the free things in life. On a flight home, he found himself looking forward to taking a hot shower and spending time with his family. Once he … Continue reading

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Is Your Career Hurting Your Earning Potential?

I have always assumed that if your career/job pays you decent money that you should have no trouble getting ahead financially as long as you’re responsible with money. But recently an old friend who works in a high powered, high … Continue reading

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