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Green Retrofit your Home on a Budget

You?ve bought your eco-friendly light bulbs and figured out how to recycle batteries. But your utility bills haven?t gone down as much as you expected. Is there anything else you can do on a budget? Turns out you can retrofit your home to help our planet and save more money. Retrofit. That sounds expensive, doesn?t…
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Create Impact with a Unique Ethical Engagement Ring

The craziest part of graduation isn?t finding my life?s direction or figuring out how to make my freelance writing business works. It?s scrolling down my Facebook feed and seeing all of my friends in hidden-camera proposal pictures. All those pictures are precious, but some of them have dark backstories. It?s (usually) got nothing to do…
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Money: Talk About It

You meet a boy.? Suddenly everything makes sense, and you understand why people would ever consider getting married.? You marry this boy.? Before and after the wedding, over nearly two decades of wedded bliss, you discuss with the boy the potential issues surrounding the fact that you are in academics and will never make anywhere…
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Over 50 Broke and in Debt: Starting from Ground Zero

Getting Woke I?m sure there are more people out there like me, people who woke up one day and realized that they were fucked. Over 50, broke and in debt, I’d been living month to month for years.?When I read about how to invest for retirement and see those little graphs that show how much…
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