My Burial Plot Cost is Covered...

Mar 19, 2014 by

I can rest easier now. My great, great, great, great, great grandfather provided in his will a burial plot in Cavendish, Vermont for each of his descendants.

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Save Energy This Winter

Sep 26, 2013 by

Here’s a guest post with tips on saving heating cost this winter. Have you considered taking advantage of energy market deregulation?

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Be Cool AND Save

Aug 13, 2013 by

Do conditions have to get tropical before you begrudgingly switch on the air conditioning? Here are tips from an expert on how to be green, save money, and keep cool all at the same time.

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Diamonds and Dogs #17

Jun 13, 2013 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (the Dog).

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iFixit Yourself

Jan 15, 2013 by

Is your iGadget ill? You’ll pay a minimum charge of $80-$100 just for an assessment—not a repair—by a hired geek. With iFixit’s help, even the electronically challenged like me can take a shot at doing repairs.

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Simplify the Holidays

Dec 19, 2012 by

Christmas is a week away, which for many means stress is peaking! I can’t help you deal with a house full of rowdy relatives, but you can take steps to simplify your holiday and avoid starting the new year broke and bewildered.

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3 Diamonds and a Dog #12

Oct 29, 2012 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help people make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (a Dog).

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Green Acting vs. Buying

Jul 30, 2012 by

Some people get pretty worked up about whether spending money to go green—on a hybrid car say—is “worth it.” Here’s a different take on the question: How would you have to act differently to get the benefits of a green purchase but without spending the money?

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Woodstacker

Jun 25, 2012 by

A suggestion for your bucket list: Stack three cords of wood.

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Get Outdoors Day: June 9th

Jun 8, 2012 by

If you haven’t heard, tomorrow is national Get Outdoors Day. For the frugally inclined, GO Day’s a great chance to take advantage of free outdoor family fun.

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