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Goodbye Cable

After years thinking about it, I finally decided to cut the cord. But before doing that I first tried to negotiate a better rate with my local cable company (they were charging me a ridiculous $80/month for just basic cable with CNN, CNBC, and a few others). That approach of calling them threatening to cancel my service and being transferred…

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Money Saving Tips

How To Go To A Museum For Free

This is something I’ve been taking advantage of for years now. Every first weekend of the month, Bank of America offers its customers a free entrance to a select list of participating museums across the country. All you need to do is to bring your picture ID and your active Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or U.S. Trust® credit or debit card.…

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Travel

I’m Going to FinCon!

Just in case you have been living under a rock, FinCon is the largest personal finance conference in the country. This is the place where money nerds, financial bloggers, celebrities, and fintech companies meet to talk everything money and financial independence. The conference will be held from September 26 to the 29 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando,…

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Money Saving Tips

National Sushi Day – Get Your Free Sushi

So here is the money saving tip of the day. Today September 30th is National Sushi Day and some sushi restaurants are offering discounts or special deals to attract customer. This is a great opportunity to go out with your family or friends and enjoy a free or almost “free lunch”. So search in your area and find a really…

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Geoarbitrage

7 Reasons Why I Still Live in California

There is a general misconception in the FI community that in order to live an abundant life on a moderate or low income, one has to relocate to a cheap developing country or to a totally boring area in the US. This concept  is called “Geoarbitrage” and it was made popular by Tim Ferris in the book “The 4-Hour Workweek”.…

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