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21 Cheap Things To Do On the Weekend When You’re B…

Do you experience this weird cycle? You wait all week long for the weekend. And then when the weekend comes, you don’t know WTH to do… Yea, same here. We’ve been living in the ‘burbs for the last year and a half now. This is a big change for me. I’m used to more urban environments. The type of environment where you can roll out of bed, stroll through the apartment lobby door, and walk two

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The 7-Step Social Media Cleanse (to Be More Produc…

Social media is a blessing and a curse. It connects us with long-lost relatives and friends. But, it also gives us constant access to: Hundreds of Jones’s displaying their life highlights Social media “personalities” that don’t seem to have any type of real job Various advertisements We get a very brief peak into the lives of others or the life that people want us to see. This small glimpse can influence you to buy things

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How to Make 2017 Your Big Year – For Real This Tim…

It’s the end of another year. So, you’ve probably seen a whole lot of the obligatory “New Year, new me” related social media posts. And it makes sense. A New Year is a fresh start and 12 new months to fulfill your goals, so it feels like anything is possible. But, according to a study, not many people succeed. If you’ve set annual resolutions goals for the last few years that haven’t exactly worked out,

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10 Free Fat-Burning Workouts You Can Do Right Now

I lost 20 pounds over the past summer thanks in part to fat-burning workouts. Now, 20 pounds may not be a lot for someone who’s tall, but I’m 5’2. Being short and 20 pounds overweight is noticeable and not noticeable in a good way. (Think Snooki during her Jersey Shore partying days compared to now.) I lost weight through a combination of eating better, drinking better, and working out. There were no expensive gimmicks, teas,

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107 Productive Things to Do Instead of Watching TV

Bigger, better, and badder than ever before. Okay, let me not get ahead of myself. A few years ago, I put together a monster list of things you can do instead of watching TV. Since this site is all about getting our money + lives together, I updated the list to include things you can do to make more money, save more money, and be all around productive. Booyahhhhh! Before we get started, download the printable

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How to Lose 20 Pounds in Four Months on a Budget

At the end of last May I decided it was time to make a change. I had been meaning to get back into shape and putting it off. I tried some small tactics here and there mostly to make myself feel better about “trying”. I got an expensive membership to a gym one year. The weight didn’t budge. I tried to eat better intermittently. By eat better I mean 90% cheat meals and 10% healthy