July 2012 Online Earnings Report

August 1, 2012

It’s no secret that blogging and niche websites are an excellent way to generate extra cash. We’ve decided to publish a monthly report listing the amounts we make from our online money making efforts. If this value ever tops $1,000 a month, we’ll probably take it underground. But for now, it’s ‘public information’ here on […]

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Weekend Reading #9

July 28, 2012

It’s been a very busy week in my ‘offline’ life. Between my day job and my offline small business, I’ve been putting in some serious hours. Another development happening ‘as we speak’, is the purchase of our first home. I am writing a series of articles documenting our experience which I hope to publish soon. […]

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Pennsylvania Homestead Tax Relief – How to Reduce Your Property Tax in PA

July 27, 2012

Yesterday evening, my wife and I were enjoying an ‘international food’ night with good friends of ours. If you’ve never tried Rice balls and groundnut soup from Ghana, you’re missing out! During the course of the evening, my friend was telling me how he was able to cut his annual property tax bill almost by […]

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Kicked Out! – The Facebook Game that Teaches Financial Skills

July 19, 2012

In recent web browsing, I ran across an interesting looking game, built for the Facebook platform, called Kicked Out! It is still in development over at kickstarter, but they’ve got a long way to go toward their $300,000 seed money goal. Here’s a video created by the Eurozone based game developers (the accent gives them […]

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Why Do You Live Simply?

July 17, 2012

Facebook can be a rather amusing medium for communicating, sometimes. About 80% of what is posted is meaningless to me. However, every once in awhile, a quote or infographic is posted that gets me thinking. This is one of them.   LIVE SIMPLY, SO OTHERS CAN SIMPLY LIVE The obvious message here is that the […]

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How to Get Out of Debt – 10 Creative Ways

July 12, 2012

Debt is the master and you its slave. Perhaps that is an oversimplification, but most types of debt can quickly gain a stranglehold on the hapless consumer. I’ve somehow managed to avoid debt so far, so I don’t have the same level of empathy as someone who has successfully bounced ‘back from the debt’ (tongue […]

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Outdoors Crafts for Kids

July 10, 2012

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors with your children; enjoy nature and do messy craft activities you might not otherwise allow in the home. There are so many things you can do from your backyard; many of which don’t cost a single penny. The results of these planned activities, can be displayed and […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Get Married?

July 6, 2012

Every enterprising young man who is considering popping the BIG question to his girlfriend has probably asked himself another question as well: “how much does it cost to get married?” We are talking here about the costs a young man is usually responsible for. So, this doesn’t include the cost of the wedding day itself (except […]

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How to Have Fun for Free

June 29, 2012

Some of us are still feeling the pinch of a lingering recession, with 2012 proving to be a financially challenging year. This is a good reason to think of creative ways to make our money stretch a little further each month. The good news is there is a multitude of fun, free activities for you […]

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Weekend Reading #8

June 23, 2012

It’s been an incredibly busy and might I add, WARM week here on the East Coast. Mimi and I took a mini vacation visiting family and were we ever thankful for air-conditioning in my sister’s car! Another thing that is synonymous with summer weather and travel is construction! I lost count of the construction zones […]

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