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Why I Enjoy Being Poor

By , April 5th, 2017

If you had asked me a year ago if I would like being poor, I would have called you crazy. Both my husband and I had just lost our jobs and we were just coming to the realization that we were no longer going to be able to live the life of luxury that we […]


Monthly Bills You Shouldn’t Pay

By , January 21st, 2016

Many of us fall victim to paying for monthly bills that aren’t truly necessary. Sometimes they’re for items or services that we believe we need and sometimes they’re bills that we don’t realize we could do without. Below is a list of monthly bills or expenses that you might be paying, but that you can […]


Tesla Looks to Change Your Home Energy Use with Powerwall Batteries

By , May 3rd, 2015

Tesla has just become much more than an electric car company. Tesla’s CEO announced late last week that the company is launching a new venture that he hopes will put the Tesla brand in every home and business in the US. The company has developed a battery they have named Powerwall which can provide up […]


Qualcomm, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX All See Satellite Internet as the Future

By , January 18th, 2015

Elon Musk, billionaire CEO and founder of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, SolarCity, Hyperloop and a member of the so-called “PayPal Mafia” — co-founders of the online payment system who have continued to find success after selling the company to eBay — is starting yet another venture, and not a small one at that. Musk now wants […]


15 Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas Every Homeowner Should Consider

By , November 19th, 2014

By Paul Kazlov If you’re looking to make some improvements to your home, it’s very important to consider how these upgrades can help your space be more eco-friendly and more energy-efficient. Not only does using sustainable or recycled materials, or even swapping out old appliances for more efficient ones, help the world around you, they’ll […]


FCC Extends Net Neutrality Deadline as Writers Guild Pushes for More Feedback

By , August 15th, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) increased the amount of time people have to reply to comments on the issue of net neutrality rules by five days. The previous deadline had been set for September 10, but it has now been set for September 15, 2014, giving the public a few more days to express their […]


52 Week Save Money Challenge Week Five

By , February 2nd, 2014

It was a tough week when it came to the saving challenge. I had high hopes that with the first month’s bills coming in, I would have good numbers which would net me savings with my water, gas and electric bills. Unfortunately that didn’t work out, and all three bills were more this month than […]


California Declares Drought Emergency: Easy Ways to Save Water

By , January 17th, 2014

California, experiencing its third consecutive year of dryer than usual weather, has reached the point of emergency drought conditions. Governor Jerry Brown has declared an emergency because of the continuing dry weather, and he’s asking residents to voluntarily cut their water consumption by at least 20%. While the current reductions are voluntary, he indicated that […]


Preparing for the 52 Week Save Money Challenge

By , December 28th, 2013

Most people who decide to take on the 52 Week Money Challenge see that they only need to save $1 the first week, $2 the second week, $3 the third week and $4 the fourth week for a total of only $10 the first month. Since the amount is so low, many fail to make […]


Rain Barrel: Outdoor Gadgets That Save Money

By , August 18th, 2012

If you are someone who enjoys gardening or has extensive landscaping in their yard, a great outdoor gadget to consider purchasing is a rain barrel. Rain barrels are containers which capture rainwater (usually from your gutter system coming down from your roof) which can be stored for use around your home and yard. There are […]

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