10 Top Places Where You Can Cash Personal Checks

We live in an increasingly digital world. Internet banking is the new normal in terms of how we bank. Sending and receiving payments via PayPal, Apple Pay, and other online platforms are becoming more popular. The world may be ready to become a cashless society, but many may not quite be there yet. Personal checks …

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Downsizing: How to de-clutter to make it easier


Moving house, especially if you’re downsizing, is the perfect time to cull a bunch of stuff you no longer want or need. In the lead up to putting my house on the market, I’ve taken this idea to heart. In a massive way. Some of my de-cluttering has been the result of packing items away …

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This Festive Season Give Minimal Waste Gifts


How to give minimal waste gifts this holiday season. Minimal waste. Maximum joy. Check out how to give gifts this holiday season (or at any time) while creating minimal waste. There are many ways to reduce your use of plastic, and the holiday season is no different. Shop-bought items usually come with an abundance of …

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9 Easy Eco-Friendly Tips for Apartment Living


Often, people assume if you’re not living in a place you own, you have minimal control over things like being eco-friendly (aka green living). And, there’s no doubt about it, you can control so much more about your living space when you own it. You can make greener choices for paint and building materials, you …

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Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression

Smart money secrets from the great depression. Skills and knowledge that will help you save money and be more self-reliant today.

Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression It’s easy to be lulled into believing we live in a time of great (and increasing) prosperity. And, on the surface we do appear to be living easier, more comfortable lives than our parents or grandparents. Time and labor saving devices like dishwashers and drive-thru car washes are …

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10 Wardrobe Items You Should Immediately Get Rid Of

Do you stand in front of your wardrobe, doors open, frowning at the contents? You do? Well, take heart. You’re not the only one. Over the last six months or so, I’ve been working on reducing the clutter in my life. My closet is just one area in which it seems I have a problem …

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